|By Business Wire||
|August 21, 2014 01:17 PM EDT||
ConnectedHealth, a provider of the industry-leading benefits marketplace and personalized shopping platform for employers, health plans and consumers, has been selected by RE/MAX, LLC. to offer its comprehensive online marketplace to its more than 56,000 RE/MAX Affiliates in the United States. The ConnectedHealth platform will not only provide RE/MAX Affiliates with a marketplace to shop for and purchase individual health coverage, they will also have access to ancillary and voluntary benefits on the platform. ConnectedHealth worked with leading insurance consultant Willis of Colorado to form the strategic RE/MAX relationship.
With the ConnectedHealth platform, RE/MAX Affiliates can shop for health insurance options from both the public and private exchanges, and from national and regional carriers. The platform is available now for people who need short-term coverage or who are eligible for a special enrollment before the November 15 start of the nationwide Open Enrollment period.
“We’re proud to offer holistic benefit options to our Affiliates across the nation in an effort to retain and attract top talent in the competitive real estate market,” said Sarah Blankman, RE/MAX Senior Manager, Business Alliances. “We selected ConnectedHealth’s individual platform for its superior decision-support tools, customer service capabilities and wide variety of carrier options. With ConnectedHealth, we’re offering a best-in-class solution that will enable our Affiliates to confidently select the insurance coverage that best fits their lifestyle needs.”
ConnectedHealth provides an easy-to-use ecommerce platform, helping consumers successfully navigate the new complexities associated with selecting health benefits. With ConnectedHealth, RE/MAX helps its Affiliates not only ensure they are compliant with Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements, but gives them the easiest way to choose and enroll in their selected coverage – both on and off the public exchange.
“By selecting ConnectedHealth’s consumer-focused solution, RE/MAX can offer its Affiliates the support and guidance they need to feel confident that they have selected the right coverage for themselves and their families,” said Joe Donlan, President of ConnectedHealth. “RE/MAX has always valued its team, and providing an enhanced level of access to healthcare coverage through the Marketplace is one more demonstration of their commitment to the health and financial security of their Affiliates.”
RE/MAX was founded in 1973 by Dave and Gail Liniger, with an innovative, entrepreneurial culture affording its agents and franchisees the flexibility to operate their businesses with great independence. Over 96,000 agents provide RE/MAX a global reach of more than 95 countries. Nobody sells more real estate than RE/MAX. RE/MAX, LLC, one of the world’s leading franchisors of real estate brokerage services, is a subsidiary of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RMAX). With a passion for the communities in which its agents live and work, RE/MAX is proud to have raised more than $140 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® and other charities. For more information about RE/MAX, to search home listings or find an agent in your community, please visit www.remax.com.
ConnectedHealth drives corporate growth by making it easy for employees to be healthy and financially secure. Founded by pioneers of the consumer transparency movement, the Company’s award-winning consumer-friendly platform delivers innovative benefits strategies while offering consumers the most intuitive shopping platform available. To learn more about how ConnectedHealth is revolutionizing group and individual benefits, visit us at www.ConnectedHealth.com or on Linkedin, Facebook and Twitter.
Willis Group Holdings plc is a leading global risk adviser, insurance and reinsurance broker. With roots dating to 1828, Willis operates today on every continent with more than 18,000 employees in over 400 offices. Willis offers its clients superior expertise, teamwork, innovation and market-leading products and professional services in risk management and transfer. Our experts rank among the world's leading authorities on analytics, modeling and mitigation strategies at the intersection of global commerce and extreme events. Find more information at our website, www.willis.com, our leadership journal, Resilience, or our up-to-the-minute blog on breaking news, WillisWire.
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