AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- efg&m, L.P., a locally owned and operated independent insurance brokerage firm based in Austin and Round Rock announced a strategic partnership today with Maxwell Health to provide a comprehensive operating system for employee benefits to their clients. Maxwell's mobile-enabled platform simplifies benefits enrollment and administration, provides centralized access to health and benefits services for consumers, and leverages data from those services to provide better, more informed health solutions.
Founded by four native Texans, efg&m takes a proactive approach with their clients to develop employee benefits packages, asset management services, and business and estate planning from the ground up. Through Maxwell's operating system for employee benefits, efg&m will offer their clients their top-line benefits products and benefits expertise paired with cutting-edge technologies and personalized wellness services including industry-leading concierge service Health Advocate, world-class telemedicine solution Doctor on Demand, child, pet, home and senior care services through Care.com, healthy meal delivery through HelloFresh, identity theft protection and resolution services from ID Watchdog, online wellness and fitness classes via Powhow, and at-home health screening and analysis from BioIQ. These partners will be joined by several other best-in-class services, to be announced soon.
Maxwell's platform is also a comprehensive benefits administration solution for HR administrators and supports complex benefits strategies for groups of any size. Maxwell integrates with leading payroll solutions, The Online 401(k) for retirement savings, ConnectYourCare and Discovery Benefits for HRA, HSA, FSA, commuter benefits and COBRA services, and best-in-class HRIS, including BambooHR, Tribe HR, and SilkRoad.
Maxwell Health engages employees after benefits enrollment through an intuitive mobile app and turnkey wellness program that simplifies navigating the healthcare system and incentivizes healthy, balanced lifestyles. By streaming in employee fitness data through market-leading Jawbone UP and Fitbit fitness devices, the Maxwell app provides contextualized, relevant feedback to employees, and its in-app social layer includes challenges and company leaderboards. The rewards program is easy to implement, and allows employers to reward healthy behaviors through gift cards, time off, or nonprofit donations.
"Maxwell allows us to provide our clients a unique resource that mitigates liability, streamlines human resources processes, and provides a piece of mind that items are being taken care of in a timely manner," said Don Eddleman, partner at efg&m. "Maxwell is the most unique, simplified administrative resource available with the affordability that can fit into any client's budget. This partnership is a win-win situation!"
Maxwell Health's CEO and Co-Founder Veer Gidwaney spoke to the partnership as well: "We're very excited to have efg&m join us as our first broker partner in Texas. Austin has an amazing culture of innovative startups looking to attract talent and grow their businesses, so our partnership with a forward-thinking firm like efg&m that prioritizes their clients and their employees will serve that community really well."
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