The Health Plan Becomes United Benefit Advisors' Latest Strategic Partner
By Bill Olson
Chief Marketing Officer for United Benefit Advisors
Partner Firms to Benefit from New TPA Capabilities
United Benefit Advisors (UBA), the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization, is pleased to welcome The Health Plan as a new Strategic Partner. They join an already elite group of service providers that offer vetted and approved products to UBA Partner Firms.
The Health Plan is a managed care organization (MCO) with third-party administrator (TPA) capabilities known for exceptional personal service and delivering clinically-driven, technology-enhanced, customer-focused insurance products and services that manage and improve the health and well-being of their members. For more than 30 years, The Health Plan, as a nonprofit community health organization, has strived to provide service that is vibrant, personal and energetic.
“We are extremely pleased to be selected as a Strategic Partner,” said James M. Pennington, President & CEO of The Health Plan. “Our strategic partnership with UBA will allow The Health Plan to continue to grow our national footprint with one of the highest quality broker associations in the country.”
Richard Legg, The Health Plan’s Vice President Benefit Services, said, “The Health Plan looks for and truly believes we have found with UBA, a true partnership of collaboration by market to develop and offer unique insurance and administrative products across the country.”
The Health Plan has built a solid reputation through a team of health care professionals and partners who understand the meaning of integrity. In addition, they also have medical directors, social workers, pharmacists and skilled nurses on staff to provide care management services such as wellness, care and case management, behavioral health services, and pharmacy services.
“The Health Plan’s customer-focused way of doing business makes them an excellent addition as a Strategic Partner providing services for our Partner Firms,” said UBA Senior Vice President of Partner Relations Paul Zumbrook. “I'm excited to see how our UBA Partners will enhance their clients' experience with this new addition to our administrative services and medical management portfolio.”
About The Health Plan
The Health Plan offers a full service TPA with a complete range of integrated services and programs. We offer comprehensive plan administration services to employers with self-funded medical plans including medical and disease management, wellness programs, SPD development, staff medical directors, pharmacists and social workers, predictive modeling, stop-loss insurance, and more. We also offer affordable administrative fees, superior claims payment service, speedy response time, and access to THP's network discounts on any plan design. Visit www.healthplan.org to learn more about The Health Plan.
About United Benefit Advisors®
United Benefit Advisors® (UBA) is the nation’s leading independent employee benefits advisory organization with more than 200 offices throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. Our goal is to provide an environment that empowers our more than 2,000 Partners to both maintain their individuality and to pool their expertise, insight, and market presence to provide best-in-class services and solutions that positively impact employers and make a real difference in the lives of their employees and families. An important product of that collaboration is the UBA Health Plan Survey – the nation’s largest employee benefits benchmarking survey. At UBA, we believe in service and genuine sharing through mutual trust. Our culture is one of honesty, transparency, and making others better. It is defined by the values of integrity, collaboration, care for others, innovation, and operational excellence. Employers, advisors and industry-related organizations interested in obtaining powerful results from the shared wisdom of our Partners should visit UBA online at www.UBAbenefits.com.