DALLAS, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BenefitMall®, the leading provider of employee benefit, human resources and payroll products and services, today announced three wins in Insurance Networking News' (INN) Vanguards in Insurance Practices (VIP) awards. The company was also recognized as one of the industry's Top 25 Innovators for 2015 by the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHC).
To determine the winners of its VIP awards, INN partnered with Celent, an independent business research and advisory service specializing in insurance technology. The organizations surveyed insurance executives in the United States and Canada who nominated technology firms that represented the best of the best for value, innovation, support, customer experience, and core solutions.
BenefitMall won first place for Back Office Solutions, first place for Customer Experience Solutions and second place for Insurance Core Solutions. The company was acknowledged during an award ceremony at the Insurance Analytics Symposium in New Orleans in October.
"We strive to ensure solutions are cutting edge as well as user friendly, and we're honored to be recognized by Insurance Networking News and Celent. We have always made customer service a priority, and that extends to every technology solution we provide. Our offerings are always expanding, and tools such as HealthcareExchange.com, allCheck and our EmployerFocus are chosen and developed to make life easier for our customers. It's rewarding to get such positive feedback from consumers and the industry," said BenefitMall Chief Information Officer Michelle Sheffield.
BenefitMall was also recognized in November by the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism (IHC), as a Top 25 Innovator in its HealthCare Consumerism magazine Superstars issue. The publication annually draws attention to healthcare leaders who go above and beyond to execute innovative health and benefit management programs.
The company was acknowledged at the 5th Annual IHC Forum & Expo November 16-18 in Las Vegas.
"Many small and mid-sized businesses can't afford in-house resources to stay current with the constant changes and requirements of modern healthcare. BenefitMall offers these companies a path to total compliance, streamlined payroll, and benefits management through trusted, knowledgeable advisor consultation. With BenefitMall, they can easily navigate human resources needs and make stronger decisions for their company and employees. I'm grateful for the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism's recognition," said Bernard DiFiore, President, Chairman and CEO of BenefitMall.
Headquartered in Dallas, BenefitMall works with a network of 20,000 Brokers and CPAs to deliver employee benefits and payroll services to more than 200,000 small and medium-sized businesses. By combining payroll and benefits, BenefitMall empowers Trusted Advisors to develop the best employee programs while maintaining compliance with government regulations and Health Care Reform.
BenefitMall, the largest national General Agency merged with the second largest privately held payroll company. BenefitMall operates HealthCareExchange.com, the leading online community for information regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. More information is available at www.benefitmall.com.