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The Trust and its affiliated companies, Red A Benefit Group, MEB and Associated Mutual Insurance, accomplish this by:
The Trust has been providing benefit solutions to labor and management for 25 years. We have educated thousands of public employees, labor and management alike, on meaningful strategies that provide the right coverage at the right time at the right price point. We have saved public entities millions of dollars while maintaining the integrity of their benefit plans. This approach has been successful in bringing consensus solutions to both labor and management.
- Tailoring coverage to meet member needs
- Providing exceptional service and quick, accurate turnaround on claims
- Educating members effectively
- Controlling costs in innovative ways
- Continuously evaluating new and exciting products for compliance and fit
- Recognizing that quality healthcare creates satisfaction and local loyalty
- Striving to use union service providers
- Healthcare Reform consultation
The Trust, a Voluntary Employee Benefit Association (VEBA), was formed in 1985 based on the concept of unions helping unions. The original founders were the Michigan State AFL-CIO, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME Council 25), AFT of Michigan (AFT), Service Employee International Union (SEIU Local 517) and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE).
Who is MEBS?
For over 25 years, MEBS has been creating innovative employee benefit plans. MEBS is a licensed Third Party Administrator (TPA) in Michigan and Ohio. MEBS has worked with many municipal and educational clients to create superior benefit packages. In fact, the AFL-CIO selected MEBS to administer their Public Employee Trust. Why? Because MEBS has a solid history with plan design and administration, and they provide friendly customer service. MEBS’ professionals ensure that your members understand their coverage.
Who is Associated Mutual?
Associated Mutual is a licensed insurance company since 1938. Associated Mutual specializes in group insurance and is a niche company providing unique benefits to the group market. No group is too small nor too large for Associated Mutual to provide its insurance expertise.
Who is Red A Benefit Group?
Red A Benefit Group is an independent agency that specializes in providing the very best in employee benefit solutions. Red A has over 25 years experience working with clients and has an exemplary track record of outstanding customer service. The staff at Red A Benefit Group is highly motivated and provides exceptional, individualized services to all of their clients. Red A Benefit Group’s exclusive approach features customized benefit designs and innovative financing solutions. This approach has been highly successful in helping clients achieve the financial and plan design objectives that best fulfills the clients overall healthcare benefit needs.