Overview

At your service: As the number of people with private health insurance slows, industry revenue will decrease

The Benefit Administration Services industry market report contains data and analysis of the most influential current and future trends shaping the industry. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical, user-friendly format, and provides growth and profit forecasts for a five-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$78bn
Annual Growth
11-16
8.1%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
188,637
Business
29,043

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Expansion in private health insurance coverage and the aging of the population will drive growth
  • Healthcare reform has helped propel the number of people with private health insurance
  • More baby boomers will reach retirement age, raising demand for industry services

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Benefit Administration Services industry is projected to grow, bolstered by growth in the number of employees and corporate profit. Expansion in private health insurance coverage and the aging of the population will further drive growth in demand for health and retirement benefit administration services. However, industry operators will also compete with insurance carriers and self-insuring companies that manage benefits internally, without the assistance of a third-party administrator, which could hurt demand in the next five years...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Benefit Administration Services industry operates with a low level of market share concentration. The top three companies are estimated to account for just 1.1% of total industry revenue in 2016, representing a decrease from 1.6% in 2011. Although larger companies like Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) offer a variety of services that allow them to cross-sell their products, many focus heavily on other services such as payroll outsourcing. Additionally, a heavy amount of merger and acquisition activity at the middle and lower end of the industry led to decreasing enterprises and reduced market share concentration at the top. Alt..

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    Additional Insights for the Benefit Administration Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Benefit Administration Services Industry are

  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • Ability to vary services to suit different needs
  • Access to the most efficient technology
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    Industry Products

    What is the Benefit Administration Services Industry?

    This industry is comprised of companies that provide third-party administration and management services of employee benefit plans, including health and welfare, pension and workers’ compensation plans.

    Industry Products
    Administration and management of pension plan
    Administration and management of self-funded health/welfare plans
    Administration and management of other health/welfare plans
    Administration and management of workers' compensation
    Other administration offerings and products
    Industry Activities
    Pension plan third-party administration and management
    Health/welfare plan third-party administration and management
    Workers' compensation third-party administration and management

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of employees
  • Corporate profit
  • Number of people with private health insurance
  • Number of adults aged 65 and older
  • Number of work-related deaths

  • Current Performance
  • Healthcare trends boost industry demand
  • Client needs alter industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Intense competition leads to new technology and wider range of services
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Benefit Administration Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Benefit Administration Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Wholesale Trade
  • Educational Services

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • IT Consulting

  • Products & Services
  • Administration and management of self-funded health/welfare plans
  • Administration and management of other health/welfare plans
  • Administration and management of workers' compensation
  • Administration and management of pension plan
  • Other administration offerings and products
  • Chart: Benefit Administration Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Manufacturing sector
  • State and local governments
  • Wholesale and retail industries
  • Finance industry
  • Healthcare industry
  • Services (except government and healthcare)
  • Transportation, communications and utilities industries
  • Agriculture, mining and construction industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Benefit Administration Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Benefit Administration Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Benefit Administration Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Benefit Administration Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Benefit Administration Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of employees (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Cobra
  • The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, which requires group health plans to provide a temporary continuation of group health coverage that otherwise might be terminated.
  • Defined Benefit Plan
  • A type of pension plan in which an employer promises a predetermined monthly benefit on retirement.
  • Workers' Compensation
  • A form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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