|[February 08, 2013]
Aetna Offers Affordable Benefits Package for FBP Association Members
BLUE BELL, Pa. --(Business Wire)--
Aetna (NYSE: AET)
today announced a new product offering designed for the more than 14,000
members of the Flexible Benefits Plans (FBP) Employers Association.
Under the affinity program, Aetna's individual, small group and Aetna
Voluntary Hospital plans are now available to Association members.
Flexible Benefits Plans, Inc. (FBP) is a third-party benefits
administrator and brokerage firm, handling employee benefits for a
number of business associations and group clients throughout
"Aetna is always working to provide affordable health benefits solutions
for employers of all sizes," said Patrick Young (News - Alert), president of Aetna's
Pennsylvania and Delaware operations. "We're very happy the FBP
Association has chosen our program for its members."
Beyond the standard offerings in Aetna individual plans, association
members will receive several value-added services, including a member
assistance program; concierge service; and a 20 percent discount on
retail Vital Savings® cards. Vital Savings® by
Aetna is a group of discount programs that help members save on a
varety of dental and health-related products and services.
The Aetna Voluntary Hospital Plan (AVHP) will be offered to all
association members, whether they choose an individual or small group
plan. The plan can be offered as a fully employee-paid plan or with any
portion paid by the employer, when combined with an Aetna plan. The AVHP
pays hospital claims on a fully integrated basis, with no additional
claim forms required.
Aetna provides health benefits to more than 1 million members in
Pennsylvania. Its members have access to a network that includes more
than 200 hospitals and more than 31,000 primary care and specialist
About Flexible Benefits Plans
Flexible Benefits Plans, Inc. (FBP) is dedicated to helping its
association / broker partners navigate and manage their employer /
employee benefits portfolios in a competitive and ever-changing
marketplace. With healthcare reform beginning to impact the insurance
market, FBP is committed to guiding members through the complex changes
taking place to make sure that they understand their options now and in
the future. FBP's ongoing partnership with Aetna is part of its
commitment to maximize the value of members' employee benefits
portfolios and give members an advantage over the competition in this
dynamic market. Along with value-added benefits such as the Aetna
Voluntary Hospital Plan, FBP offers members a distinct advantage in both
its sales support and customer service divisions, which are dedicated to
providing the highest level of service to association members.
Aetna is one of the nation's leading diversified health care benefits
companies, serving approximately 37.3 million people with information
and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their
health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and
consumer-directed health insurance products and related services,
including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and
disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health
care management services and health information technology services. Our
customers include employer groups, individuals, college students,
part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers,
governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups and
expatriates. For more information, see www.aetna.com.
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