Solstice Benefits Launches Broker-Centric Private Exchange
PLANTATION, Fla., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Health insurance company Solstice Benefits, Inc. announced today the launch of The Solstice Marketplace, a private health care exchange and benefits enrollment platform. Solstice's exchange is a first-of-its-kind broker-centric model. Brokers can continue doing business and differentiate themselves with their clients by offering personalized service.
"Brokers have the flexibility to load their own custom plans or use Solstice's selection of standard plans, said Solstice COO Carlos Ferrera. "Our user-friendly system ensures that brokers' clients will have an easy-to-use enrollment process. We understand that enrollees will already be uncertain about choices. Exchanges are a brand new concept. We want to reduce the stress of all involved in the process, making sure it is as simple as possible."
Solstice has achieved this not only by creating a system that's simple to navigate, but also by ensuring that the content on the site meets health literacy requirements. The company is dedicated to making sure health information is uncomplicated and approachable, enabling consumers to make confident, informed benefit decisions. "Our commitment to customer education sets us apart," said Ferrera. "The marketplace platform is easy for brokers to use, and is written in a way that's intuitive and clear for all involved in the process."
The Solstice Marketplace also has all the tools brokers need for a quick and convenient method to manage clients, plans, open enrollment and more. This system has:
- An easy enrollment system for groups' employees
- A built-in billing and ongoing administration system
- Single-source billing
- Data security
- Mobile-friendly software
- Group and plan management
- Reporting capabilities
- A flexible system—brokers' own plans can be uploaded or they can choose from preloaded standard plans
- Online support and rich video library to assist enrollees understand benefit offerings
"We are thrilled to offer an out-of-the-box approach to the exchange market. Our unique blend of accessible, business-simplifying broker and group tools, coupled with comprehensive educational tools and health literacy, allows us to offer a full spectrum health benefits through the Solstice Marketplace platform," said Ferrera. "We're also proud to have developed an online environment that our broker partners can use to bring benefits to their clients for employees. It's important that consumers receive the health care they need and deserve."
To sign up, brokers can go to www.SolsticeMarketplace.com. The site will walk them through the enrollment and credentialing process. Should they have immediate questions, brokers can call 1.855.SOLMRKT and a dedicated Solstice Marketplace team member will assist.
Solstice is a privately held Florida corporation based in Plantation, Fla. Solstice administers and markets dental, vision, pharmaceutical, life and short- and long-term disability benefits plans. Solstice and its subsidiaries also offer Third Party Administration (TPA) services in the Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia markets—and are in the process of expanding nationwide. It was named one of "Florida's Best Companies to Work For" for the third consecutive year by Florida Trend and ranked No. 5 in the Insurance Industry on Inc. magazine's 2013 "America's Fastest Growing Companies" list. Recently, the company was awarded accreditation with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), indicating dedication to quality and excellence in business practices. For information on Solstice, contact 1.877.760.2247 or visit www.SolsticeBenefits.com.
SOURCE Solstice Benefits, Inc.