Benefits Design and Strategy

Our approach delves into factors such as plan utilization, participant health risk factors and employee benefits decision-making processes resulting in a comprehensive benefits strategy that goes beyond just cost management.


SullivanCotter specializes in benefits and compensation solutions for health care and not-for-profit organizations. Our advisers uncover value and support change for clients by evaluating benefits programs in the larger context –their distinct business issues and competitive challenges.

Some of these issues and challenges include due diligence and ensuring organizations demonstrate fair, comprehensive decision-making across the enterprise; governance and reducing organizational exposure by documenting an objective analysis of benefits, including the use of independent benchmarking data; compliance and benefits and strategy decisions supported by sound metrics; and messaging and communication strategies that reinforce specific value-oriented messages tailored to each segment of your workforce.


SullivanCotter addresses the specific needs and issues of each client enterprise. And because we are independent, you know your benefits strategy and design are based on objective, comprehensive data and analyses.

Our forward-looking approach empowers organizations like yours to engage employees for peak performance – through benefits strategies that address your current needs and give you the flexibility to adapt to changing business conditions.

Focused Strategies to Ensure Value, Limit Exposure to Risk

Combine the realities of reform with the requirements for sound board governance, and it’s clear that most health care and not-for-profit organizations are entering new territory. With heightened public scrutiny of executive pay and benefits, more attention is required from your board to keep your programs on track with proper oversight.

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