The partnership with Blue Shield of California will now allow BenefitMall brokers access to contracts with most major medical carriers including Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, CaliforniaChoice, Cigna, Health Net, Sharp, SIMNSA and UnitedHealthcare. While the effective date of coverage starts May 1, 2017, quoting for products and services is available immediately.
"This is a great opportunity for the BenefitMall team to become more ingrained in the California market," said Tiffany Stiller, vice president of carrier relations at BenefitMall. "Not only will our broker partners and clients be connected to the top medical carriers in the California healthcare space, it also allows our brokers and customers to choose from a variety of products and plan options."
Plans from Blue Shield of California cover members from all walks of life. Their programs and services are design to help individuals discover the healthiest version of themselves. More importantly, since this nonprofit organization was originally established in 1939, it offers its members stability, extensive networks and a variety of ways to save.
"Blue Shield is excited to begin working with BenefitMall, which brings a wealth of experience and a track record of success in the California small business market," said Tom Marshall, area vice president at Blue Shield of California. "Please join us in welcoming BenefitMall by engaging their services for May 2017 new business sales."
Blue Shield of California is California-made serving over four million members. With 6,800 employees in the state, the company is a firm proponent of providing all Californians access to high-quality health care at an affordable price.
Headquartered in Dallas, TX, BenefitMall is the leading provider of employee benefits, human resources as well as payroll products and services. With a network of 20,000 brokers and CPAs, the company's trusted advisors deliver employee benefits and payroll services to more than 200,000 small and medium-sized businesses. Not only does BenefitMall seamlessly combine products tied to payroll and benefits, the largest national general agency also ensures its clients maintain compliance with government regulations and the evolving healthcare reform.
BenefitMall operates HealthCareExchange.com, the leading online community for information regarding the Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act. For more information about BenefitMall and its services, please visit www.benefitmall.com.
About Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California, an independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, is a nonprofit health plan with 4 million members, 6,800 employees and more than $13 billion in annual revenue. Founded in 1939 and headquartered in San Francisco, Blue Shield of California and its affiliates provide health, dental, vision, Medicaid and Medicare healthcare service plans in California. The company's mission is to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at an affordable price. Blue Shield has contributed more than $325 million over the past 10 years to the Blue Shield of California Foundation. Contact your local agent or broker about Blue Shield of California products and services or visit www.blueshieldca.com.
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