InterFlex Selects Benefit Advocates for Benefits Help Line Support

Jan 28, 2010, 08:00 ET from Benefit Advocates Inc.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.,  Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Benefit Advocates Inc. is providing comprehensive healthcare benefits advocacy services for InterFlex Group, a flexible packaging company with facilities in North America, the United Kingdom and Brazil.

Under the recent agreement, InterFlex Group employees and dependents have the option of working directly with one of Benefit Advocates experienced advocates for one-on-one benefits support through the InterFlex Group Benefits Help Line.

"We can help an InterFlex employee select the best providers and plans for their particular circumstances or negotiate directly on their behalf with doctors, hospitals and insurance companies on claims resolution," said Mary Kesel, founder, President and CEO of Benefit Advocates.

In the increasingly complex landscape of healthcare benefits, more and more companies are looking to outsource the rigors involved in healthcare benefits management.

"InterFlex sought the necessary expertise to guide employees and their dependents in using employer health benefits to their best advantage while freeing internal human resources staff to focus on what they do best," said Jeff Zeber, senior vice president and general manager for InterFlex North America. "We feel we found that in Benefit Advocates."

"Ensuring successful outcomes related to claims resolution, billing and other health insurance issues for employees are becoming increasingly complex and demanding for employees and employers alike," Kesel said. "We are pleased to welcome InterFlex into our growing family of client companies."

ABOUT BENEFIT ADVOCATES:

Headquartered in Winston-Salem and founded in 2001, Benefit Advocates provides healthcare benefits and advocacy services to individuals and large and small businesses nationwide including SCANA Corporation, SunTrust Banks, Inc. and Schering-Plough Corporation. Benefit Advocates is certified by the National Women Business Owners Corporation (NWBOC) and Southeastern Chapter of the Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) – the nation's largest third-party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women.

ABOUT INTERFLEX GROUP:

InterFlex Group is a global leader in innovative packaging. Its specialty flexible packaging serves the fresh food, packaged food, confectionary, pet product and industrial product markets.

CONTACT:

Terri Smith


(336) 883-1056 – Phone


(336) 408-9191 – Mobile


tps@temasmith.com


SOURCE Benefit Advocates Inc.