Moda and Associated Industries Launch Association Health Plans in Alaska
Showcasing its ongoing commitment to expand health insurance choices for all Alaskans, Moda Health, in partnership with Associated Industries, is now offering Association Health Plans in Alaska.
This affordable new health insurance solution pools industry-specific members to reap the benefits large groups experience with competitive pricing, expanded plan offerings, additional resources, and experienced service teams, all designed to give employers the freedom to focus on their businesses.
Participating employers will have access to Moda’s signature quality health plans, industry-leading Delta Dental of Alaska Plan coverage, VSP vision coverage, employee health education, and a full suite of TPA and HR services, all custom-tailored to the needs of their employees.
“We’re delighted to be able to bring this opportunity to Alaskans,” says Moda Vice President Jason Gootee, from the company office overlooking Cook Inlet in downtown Anchorage. “These plans give Alaskan entrepreneurs the chance to do what they do best—stay competitive in the marketplace and ensure the health and well-being of their employees.”
Association Health Plans now are available to employers in Alaska through five industry-specific trusts: Alaska Commercial Construction Health Trust, Alaska Business Services Health Trust, Alaska Manufacturing Health Trust, Alaska Health Industry Health Trust, and Alaska Retail Health Trust.
Businesses participating in these Association Health Plans must be a small business with 50 or less employees headquartered in Alaska. Each employer group must be a member of Associated Industries and classified within one of the five industry trusts.
Please contact Albert Fogle at [email protected] or 907-278-2628 for more information.
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