COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Planned Administrators Inc. (PAI), a third-party administrator of self-funded health plans for employers in South Carolina and a provider of limited benefit health insurance products nationwide, is pleased to announce that T. Clayton Kelley has joined the company as director of sales.
Kelley, a native of Charlotte, N.C., has more than 15 years' experience in the self-funded and limited benefit insurance sectors. He is directly responsible for sales and account services for PAI's self-funded, limited benefit and stop loss divisions. He reports to PJ Rescigno, senior director of sales and self-funded operations.
Kelley comes to PAI from Complete Benefits Solutions in Charlotte, where he was director of sales and client services. He began his insurance career in 1995 as a marketing representative with National Claims Administrative Services of Charlotte. Kelley also worked for Key Benefit Administrators and HM Insurance Group, both of Charlotte.
He received a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of the South in Sewanee, Tenn.
As a third-party administrator for self-funded health insurance plans, PAI offers solutions to help employer groups add value and reduce the cost of their health benefits. Services include a full range of health management programs, extensive provider networks, stop loss coverage, pharmacy benefit management, superior customer service and more. PAI's affordable limited benefit health plans are designed especially for employers with a heavy concentration of part-time or hourly employees.
"Clay Kelley brings with him extensive insurance marketing and customer service experience," said David Huntington, PAI's president and chief operating officer. "He will work with employers to design quality insurance plans for their workers that maximize savings, and ensure that our clients continue to receive the top-quality service they expect from PAI."
Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., Planned Administrators Inc. (www.paisc.com) was founded in 1981 as a third-party administrator of self-funded health care plans, focused on claims administration and utilization management. Quality plan administration and superior customer service remain key strengths for PAI, as evidenced by a customer-retention rate of more than 95 percent for the past five years. Self-funding allows flexibility and the potential for lower health plan costs. PAI helps groups realize value and savings through flexible plan design, provider networks that offer an unparalleled combination of discounts and accessibility, and superior claims processing.
SOURCE Planned Administrators Inc.