What are the top five priorities for family benefits in 2023?

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report
2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report
2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

2023 is the year of
family benefits

2023 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for family benefits. As budgets tighten and uncertainty prevails, HR leaders are tasked with balancing the needs of families in their workplace and the economic and legal realities of today. How can companies offer maximal value without compromising quality? We spoke to over 100 HR leaders across industries like tech, finance, and healthcare to find out.

Family benefits are more important than ever

HR leaders are firm in their commitment to supporting family building in the workplace, especially as it relates to talent acquisition and DE&I efforts.

91%

say family benefits are just as, if not more, important during times of uncertainty

92%

say they are keeping the same or increasing the number of family benefits offered

79%

plan to maintain or increase their spend on family benefits

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report
2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report
2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

Focus on the outcomes first

Rather than thinking about short-term cost reductions, HR leaders are thinking long-term about healthcare costs, and especially the rising costs associated with labor, delivery, and childcare.

25%

of HR leaders say clinical outcomes is the top priority for a family benefits program, while ROI ranked sixth among other choices.

We aim to provide more comprehensive support for reproductive health in general

Chief People and Operations Officer of a background check solution

My goal is to have happy, healthy, high-performing teams. If I take care of the ‘happy and healthy’, I know my employees will take care of the ‘high performing.

VP of People at a venture capital firm

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

Comprehensive benefits provide a better employee experience

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

33%

of HR leaders say they’re planning to expand their fertility coverage through reimbursements, insurance, or enhanced support.

14%

say they were adding support for menopause, which impacts more than 27 million working women each year.

20%

say they increased support for parenting and pediatrics, and another 20% added maternity support.

36%

say they plan to add or expand mental health services as a part of their family benefits package.

80% of respondents said they only work with one to three family benefits vendors, suggesting a desire to consolidate towards more comprehensive solutions.

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

"ROI on benefits, especially family health benefits, doesn’t happen immediately. If your company is in the position to provide more help, you will see the results down the line."

HR manager at a leading equity management solution


What are the top five priorities for family benefits in 2023?

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report
2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report
2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

2023 is the year of
family benefits

2023 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for family benefits. As budgets tighten and uncertainty prevails, HR leaders are tasked with balancing the needs of families in their workplace and the economic and legal realities of today. How can companies offer maximal value without compromising quality? We spoke to over 100 HR leaders across industries like tech, finance, and healthcare to find out.

Family benefits are more important than ever

HR leaders are firm in their commitment to supporting family building in the workplace, especially as it relates to talent acquisition and DE&I efforts.

91%

say family benefits are just as, if not more, important during times of uncertainty

92%

say they are keeping the same or increasing the number of family benefits offered

79%

plan to maintain or increase their spend on family benefits

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report
2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report
2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

Focus on the outcomes first

Rather than thinking about short-term cost reductions, HR leaders are thinking long-term about healthcare costs, and especially the rising costs associated with labor, delivery, and childcare.

25%

of HR leaders say clinical outcomes is the top priority for a family benefits program, while ROI ranked sixth among other choices.

We aim to provide more comprehensive support for reproductive health in general

Chief People and Operations Officer of a background check solution

My goal is to have happy, healthy, high-performing teams. If I take care of the ‘happy and healthy’, I know my employees will take care of the ‘high performing.

VP of People at a venture capital firm

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

Comprehensive benefits provide a better employee experience

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

33%

of HR leaders say they’re planning to expand their fertility coverage through reimbursements, insurance, or enhanced support.

14%

say they were adding support for menopause, which impacts more than 27 million working women each year.

20%

say they increased support for parenting and pediatrics, and another 20% added maternity support.

36%

say they plan to add or expand mental health services as a part of their family benefits package.

80% of respondents said they only work with one to three family benefits vendors, suggesting a desire to consolidate towards more comprehensive solutions.

2023 Top Trends in Family Benefits Report

"ROI on benefits, especially family health benefits, doesn’t happen immediately. If your company is in the position to provide more help, you will see the results down the line."

HR manager at a leading equity management solution