Merck Employee Benefit: Health Insurance | Glassdoor

Merck Health Insurance

Updated Jul 21, 2014

237 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Medical, vision, life, and short- and long-term disability insurance are available to eligible Merck employees. Wellness programs, prescription drug plans, and Flexible Savings Accounts are also available.

This information about the Health Insurance benefit at Merck is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Merck. The description here may not reflect the current Merck Health Insurance benefit.

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Employee Comments

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  • Feb 08, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Biotechnician in West Point, Pennsylvania

    Very good. Don't need referrals for specialty doctor's visits. ER is only $25, specialist $15. All Merck brand prescription drugs are free.

  • Jan 09, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    The deductibles went very high when Obama care occurred.

  • Dec 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in San Jose, California

    Very good health insurance. Low copay and great benefits.

  • Dec 13, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Elkhorn, Nebraska

    family plans are pricey but comprehensive

  • Dec 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Representative in Cleveland, Ohio

    Great for compared to most companies. Standard for industry as a whole.

  • Nov 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Branchburg, New Jersey

    Nice health insurance with less deductible

  • Oct 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Denver, Colorado

    Fantastic coverage and choices. This is a top company to work for in terms of all benefits.

  • Oct 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Rahway, New Jersey

    The health insurance is very competitive with the industry standard.

  • Oct 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Principal Analyst in Summit, New Jersey

    The best thing about health coverage at Merck is it was very affordable and comprehensive. They have a number of different options and I never had any issues with the ones I selected.

  • Aug 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Technician in Durham, North Carolina

    Excellent coverage with an onsite nurse.

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