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Employee Benefit Plans

We have the experience and expertise to design, implement, analyze, maintain, improve, and communicate your company’s employee benefits insurance program.

Above all else, Associated protects our clients and their businesses. We keep you compliant. We always act in the best interest of those we serve. Who we serve, includes your company and your employees.

As your benefits ADVOCATE, you can rest assured that Associated will create an effective plan that generates value for your company and employees. Each corporate client is assigned a full-time staff member who takes a leadership role in solving issues and providing benefit advice.

Every organization is different. That is why we tailor our solutions to fit your company’s needs and work around your employees’ priorities.

If you feel your organization’s Employee Benefits program could use the Associated difference, let’s talk.

We provide our corporate clients with the most innovative resources across all leading markets. We offer complete solutions for:

Benefit Design Strategies

Associated’s benefits strategies begin with our in-depth cost and benefit analysis. We believe in an “outside-the-box” approach that helps guide the design, analysis, negotiation, and implementation of your complete benefits package.

Claims Advocacy

Associated’s claim advocacy team helps our clients’ employees not only with sorting and understanding their bills but also fighting on their behalf with wrongly adjudicated claims and erroneous bills in addition to negotiating with the doctors and facilities to ensure that your employees are receiving the most value their healthcare premiums can buy.

Employee Communications

From email, Zoom calls, and live chats to in-person discussions, we can help you to identify and implement the most effective mode of communication within your organization that will engage your employees and communicate your benefits effectively.

ACA Compliance

Associated assist with ACA Compliance consultations regarding Pay or Play (employer shared responsibility); Waiting periods; Subsidies & ACA Regulatory Updates; Affordability Test & Large Employer Status; and Employee Classification (part-time / full-time equivalents).

HR Compliance & Support

We know the alphabet soup of legislation that governs Employee Benefit plans—HIPAA, COBRA, ERISA, ADA, FMLA, ACA—continues to grow and become ever more complex. Associated helps you understand, implement, and adhere to these regulations in order to keep your company in compliance.

Technology Solutions

Associated embraces technology both internally and externally. We can assist your company in finding a streamlined and efficient technology platform that engages and educates members for the entire employee life cycle, from onboarding to termination, while allowing Human Resources to process enrollments with ease.

Workplace Wellness

Associated can design activity or organizational policies focused on supporting and promoting healthy behavior among employees and improve health outcomes while lowering overall health insurance costs.

Focused on forming comprehensive, tailored plans for its clients with a family-driven approach