Washington, D.C.

Nashville, TN


Tracy Watts

by Rachad Davis

January 24, 2017

Senior Partner,

Tracy is a Senior Partner in Mercer’s Washington D.C. office and is Mercer’s U.S. Leader for Health Care Reform.  A consultant with Mercer for 30 years, Tracy specializes in health care cost management, assisting employers in the design, evaluation, and ongoing management of health and group benefit plans for active and retired employees.

As a spokesperson for Mercer on Health Care Reform and also Mercer’s National Survey of Employer-Sponsored Health Plans—a survey of approximately 2,000 employers across the US– she has been quoted in numerous news sources including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Money Magazine, USA Today, Business Insurance and has appeared live on CNN Financial, Fox News and MSNBC, and in taped interviews on ABC News, Hearst Television, PBS Nightly Business Report, NPR and WTOP News.  She has co-authored several articles on the impact of health care reform on employer sponsored health plans.  Tracy blogs daily on the Mercer U.S. Health News site at www.ushealthnews.mercer.com.

Tracy is currently on the Policy Board of Directors for the American Benefits Council.  She also served as a member of the National Business Group on Health National Leadership Committee on Consumerism and Engagement and the Standards Committee for URAC/American Accreditation HealthCare Commission.

Before joining Mercer in 1987, Tracy was employed in the benefits department of Diamond Shamrock Corporation in Dallas, Texas.  Tracy is a graduate of Texas Christian University and has attended Mercer’s Executive Leadership Development Program.