The benefits package you offer to your employees is a critical strategic tool. The right mix of health and wellness benefits, retirement options, employer services, executive compensation strategies, and HR technology will attract and retain the right mix of employees for your business. Miss the mark, and your employees and perspective employees may look for more value elsewhere.

We know that the right combination of benefits will look different for every organization. Our innovative strategic benefits planning process helps employers evaluate their current needs, explore new opportunities, and identify goals for the future – all while keeping their unique employees and financial realities front and center.

Our Approach to Strategic Benefits Planning

Our approach to strategic benefits planning joins our many years of experience and expertise with your unique needs and goals. Our team will work with your organization’s leadership to create a custom Alera Playbook – a clear, multi-year strategic plan with actionable steps to take your benefits plan from where it is today to where it needs to be in the future. Moving forward, your Alera Playbook will guide your organization’s benefit decisions, ultimately resulting in a greater return on investment for every dollar spent on your employee benefits programs.

Learn more about the Alera Playbook.

Our Services and Capabilities

  • Absence Management

    Recognizing that a healthier workforce is a more productive workforce, we work to proactively improve your employee’s health to minimize absenteeism.

  • Actuarial Services

    Successful financial management requires both a microscope and a wide-angle lens. Balance your short-term and long-term strategic plans with actuarial data.

  • Alera Playbook

    Build a benefits plan that shines—while cutting costs—by using our proven strategic roadmap.

  • Voluntary Benefits

    Boost your value proposition by identifying the right combination of voluntary benefits that fill in the gaps of your core benefit offerings.

  • Benefit Admin & Technology

    Simplify the day-to-day operations of your benefit programs, talent management systems, payroll, compliance requirements, employee engagement efforts and more.

  • Benefits Communication

    Raise awareness and drive action with a strategic communications plan that connects and engages your workforce all year round.

  • International Benefits

    Keep up with the demand of your workforce as you expand beyond headquarters into global territory.

  • Pharmacy

    Lower costs, limit disruption, and increase pricing transparency with our pharmacy services.

  • Wellbeing

    Boost morale, retention, recruitment and performance by building a culture of health in a way that is positive, refreshing and interactive.

  • Executive Compensation

    Strategic assistance developing compensation packages to attract and retain top employees.

  • Captives

    Discover potential short and long-term cost savings and plan customizations with the power of a captive.

  • Compliance

    We help you navigate through the complex landscape of healthcare legislation, regulation and reform.

  • Benchmarking

    Gain strategic insights into your benefit plans vs. peers in your industry and region.

An integrated suite of HR knowledge, content and training solutions designed to help you and your team be more productive, easily comply with workplace regulations and avoid litigation.


A suite of compliance and legal support that provides timely and accurate guidance on complex rules and regulations that govern employers and their consultants.


Innovative technology solutions and services designed to keep your organization compliant, engage employees and improve the efficiency and functionality of your HR team.