New App Integrates Benefits in One Place

April 22, 2011 ( - Allstate and Benefitfocus announced the availability of a new Web capability for voluntary benefits.

The Allstate Benefits App makes Allstate’s group benefits available to more than 300,000 employers and 12 million consumers on the BENEFITFOCUS Platform. With the introduction of the Allstate Benefits App, employers and employees can now manage all benefits online, anytime on the Benefitfocus Platform. It provides a technology solution for voluntary benefits education, communication and enrollment.   

The announcement said the Allstate Benefits App includes products such as Group Universal Life, Group Critical Illness, Group Accident and Group Cancer. Instead of filling out a separate form or visiting multiple Web sites, employees select Allstate benefits on the Benefitfocus Platform as part of the core enrollment process, eliminating the extra steps that can sometimes be obstacles to voluntary benefits participation.   

The App supports multiple models of enrollment based upon what is best for the employer and its workforce.  

Benefitfocus API and SDK provide the ability for companies and third party developers to build apps that plug into and extend the Benefitfocus Platform. This enables partners, such as Allstate, to integrate their products, content and existing Web tools with the enrollment and billing technology that has made Benefitfocus the industry leader.