Partnership Provides Benefits Mgr. Product to Advisers

July 19, 2007 ( - Transcend Technologies Group, provider of software for the health and benefits industry, is teaming with The Association of Health Insurance Advisors (AHIA), to provide members with access to Transcend's Group Benefits Manager product.

A news release from the Sacramento-based technology firm said Group Benefits Manager provides benefit advisers and agents with tools allowing them to prospect for new business, manage their current book of business, and provide value-added Web-based self-service functionality for clients.

Under the partnership, AHIA new members will enjoy a 30-day free trial of the product, including training and support. Members, can purchase the product at a discounted rate as part of their membership benefits, the news release said

According to the announcement, Group Benefits Manager complies with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements. The company said it provides benefit advisers and agents with a portal to manage client accounts, including those with multiple vendor/carrier products, through features that include:

  • simplified, accurate enrollment via electronic smart forms.
  • centralized human resources management, benefits administration and reports.
  • customized access to data, links, notes, and carrier information.

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