CHICAGO, IL and PHOENIX, AZ – DECEMBER 10, 2014 – ConnectedHealth, the provider of the industry-leading benefits marketplace and personalized shopping platform, today announced that it has partnered with Arizona Small Business Benefits, LLC (ASBA), a subsidiary of the Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA), to launch Connect2CoverageAZ, a co-branded version of ConnectedHealth’s award-winning Smart Choices™ Marketplace, which is an online health insurance and benefits shopping platform. Connect2CoverageAZ allows ASBA business owners, their employees and their family members to shop for health insurance plans and other ancillary products from national and regional health insurance companies based on their personal preferences and financial goals. The Association launched the new service on December 1.
“Connect2CoverageAZ helps us participate in delivering relevant benefits to our members and their employees,” said Rick Murray, CEO of the ASBA. “We are excited to offer this new technology to the Arizona business community, so they can make informed decisions about their families’ insurance.”
Connect2CoverageAZ assists users in navigating the complexities associated with selecting health benefits, while helping them understand the total financial impact of their benefit options. The new portal is also fully integrated with the federal marketplace and allows members and their employees to determine if they are eligible for government financial support for their health coverage.
“We’re seeing more and more that small business owners need flexible solutions when it comes to benefits coverage for their employees,” said Joe Donlan, President of ConnectedHealth. “Our new partnership reaffirms this growing market need, and continues to position the ASBA as a forward-thinking organization that is helping its members stay healthy and attract top talent to grow their businesses.”
About Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA)
Representing 10,000+ business members, and nearly half a million employees in Arizona, the Arizona Small Business Association is the largest and only statewide association dedicated to serving the needs of small businesses. Members enjoy access to networking, education, discounts, marketing, one-on-one support, business resources and advocacy. Learn more at www.asba.com.
About Arizona Business Benefits
Arizona Small Business Benefits, a fully-owned subsidiary of the Arizona Small Business Association, provides resources to help small businesses reduce cost and increase their bottom line through carefully selected, pre-negotiated products and services that are critical to the success of business owners. As a full service insurance agency, Arizona Small Business Benefits is also equipped to provide professional assistance in finding the benefit solutions that meet small business owners’ needs. Learn more at www.asbbenefits.com.
ConnectedHealth makes it easy for employees to shop for benefits online. Founded by the pioneers in consumer healthcare transparency, the company’s award-winning e-commerce platform delivers innovative benefits strategies to businesses, while offering consumers an intuitive shopping experience. To learn more about how ConnectedHealth is revolutionizing group and individual benefits, visit us at www.ConnectedHealth.com or on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.