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MEBS Overview and History
At MEBS, our mission is to provide superior value and exceptional service to our clients and their employees.
As a licensed third-party administrator in Michigan and Ohio, MEBS has been providing enhanced benefits to both public and private sector groups since 1986. Since 1993, MEBS has administered dual funded (WRAP) plans for a variety of clients. MEBS currently provides plan administration for over 40,000 employees.
Our business partners include: Michigan AFL-CIO Public Employees Trust (The Trust), Ohio Health Care Trust (OHCT), Associated Mutual, Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Michigan (BCBSM), CVS Caremark®, National Vision Administrators, Dentemax®, and ADN Dental Network.
Our Michigan Labor Organization Partners
Michigan AFL-CIO Public Employees Trust (The Trust)
Our Ohio Labor Organization Partners
Ohio Health Care Trust (OHCT)
Ohio Federation of Teachers (OFTAFT)
Ohio Association of Public School Employees (OAPSE)
Ohio Nurses Association (ONA)
MEBS has professional team members located throughout Michigan with corporate offices in Grand Rapids and satellite offices in Detroit and Columbus, Ohio. Our experienced staff assists clients daily in benefit design, funding, general administration, claim adjudication, and reporting. Additional expertise includes employee communications, employee enrollment, and employee education.
Our Labor Liaisons view employers and organized labor as business partners. Their role is to provide educational and consultative services to help create cost-effective benefit plan designs supporting the goals and budgets of the organization and it's employees.
MEBS provides a unique service, by offering a dedicated account executive to assist in each client’s plan administration. They conduct educational meetings, answer on-going questions, and help MEBS provide the best possible service throughout the year.
Since 1988, MEBS retirement services team members have consulted clients in plan compliance, law changes, and government filings. Our clients depend on our close monitoring of policy changes and appreciate our detailed reporting.
Our attention to security, privacy and legal requirements have been carefully integrated in all our departments from our information technology department to claims and account management team members. MEBS customer service department understands the importance in educating our clients and the need to answer questions in a friendly and accurate manner.
We are eager to meet and exceed your employee benefit planning expectations.