2019/2020 Insights Report: Key Insights Regarding Executive Compensation in the Health Insurance Industry

January 2020

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Health insurance companies are seeking new and better ways to retain talent and incentivize executives to increase profits and improve their financial stability.
 
The 2019/2020 Insights Report: Key Insights Regarding Executive Compensation in the Health Insurance Industry addresses issues including executive retention, growth and performance, and at-risk pay. The following four trends can help guide companies in their executive compensation planning:
 
  1. CEO pay outpaces growth of revenue and pay for other top executives.
  2. Growth in premiums and other incentive plan financial metrics outpace membership enrollment.
  3. Variable pay continues to gain prominence for health insurance executives.
  4. Supplemental Executive Retirement Plans and Change of Control agreements are common but carry potential risks.