Alabama’s Local Government Health Insurance Council has chosen to focus on benefits to modernize employee benefits administration

Benefitfocus, Inc.

Benefitfocus, Inc.

Benefitfocus to provide health benefits to over 30,000 members and their families

CHARLESTON, SC, Oct. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a cloud-based benefits management company committed to helping organizations and the people they serve get the most out of their healthcare and benefits programs, today announced that it has been awarded a contract to support the Local Government Health Insurance Board (LGHIB). efforts to modernize its health care benefit administration system. The contract was awarded to Benefitfocus following a competitive RFP process to meet LGHIB’s need for a new, best-in-class system with reliable core functionality.

LGHIB was established in 2015 and is responsible for the control and oversight of the Local Government Health Insurance Plan (Plan), which provides affordable group health insurance to employees of local government units and certain other quasi-governmental entities throughout the state of Alabama. . Under the contract, Benefitfocus will deliver a comprehensive benefits administration solution for basic, fringe and voluntary benefits, including COBRA administration, direct billing and consolidated billing services and a proprietary healthcare data analytics solution for more than 30,000 active and former local government employees and their families in the state of Alabama.

“We are honored to have been selected by the Local Government Health Insurance Board to help them provide improved and simplified benefits enrollment options for their members,” said Matt Levin, President and CEO of Benefitfocus. “Through our cutting-edge technology, thoughtfully designed user experiences and expert resources, we will make it easier for Plan members and their families to make smarter, more informed decisions about how to choose — and use — their benefits.”

“We are delighted to be working with Benefitfocus to provide a benefits enrollment system for local government entities and the members we serve,” said David Hilyer, CEO of the Local Government Health Insurance Board. “This innovative approach is a technological leap for LGHIB that is critical to our mission to provide a best-in-class healthcare program. Benefitfocus will allow us to more effectively communicate with our members about the excellent benefits and programs we offer, with the ultimate goal of improving their health and well-being.”

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Benefitfocus helps state and local governments and education systems modernize its benefits administration initiatives to better serve public sector employees and retirees. Its single cloud solution customizes the enrollment experience for employees and retirees and simplifies benefits administration by removing complexity for plan administrators.

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Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) is a cloud-based benefits management technology company committed to helping our customers and the people they serve get the most out of their healthcare and benefits programs. Through exceptional service and innovative SaaS solutions, we strive to be the safest set of hands for our customers, helping to simplify the complexity of benefits administration while delivering an experience that engages people and unlocks the potential for better health and better outcomes. Our mission is simple: to make life better with benefits. Learn more at, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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