The BEN-E-LECT Story

1987    BEN-E-LECT became incorporated

1996    BEN-E-LECT was purchased by Mark Reynolds 105 was developed and 43 cases were sold

1997    BEN-E-LECT began marketing its product through brokers

2000    It's first pharmacy program was developed and we hit 500 cases sold

2001    Chose to move to the Eldorado Claims and Administration system Trademarked Employer Driven Health Plans™

2002    1000 cases sold and first carrier starting pushing back on partial self-funding for small groups

2003    New carriers embrace EDHP's and come into the market. Rolled out our new Online Quoting System

2004    8 carriers with 18 plans in the market....and more coming! 
           Expanded into Arizona, Colorado and Nevada

2006    Celebrated 10 years and moved into our new building

2007    Introduced the Benny Card, partnered with Allied National and developed our Employer Dental Plans™.
           First ever BEN-E-LECT Foundation Golf Tournament

2008    Some carriers try to copy our model and fail 
           We introduced our fully-insured Freedom Dental™ program and Acquired Affiliate HealthCare

2009     Newplans from Anthem, Blue Shield, HealthNet and Kaiser
            Introduced our Fully Insured Eagle Vision™ Plans and our group term life product through Madison National Life

2010    Began the development of Empowr, our online web portal
           Developed, trademarked and rolled out our Concierge Service™
           More than 50 chambers across the state endorse us

2011    Introduced our Hybrid HRA™ Plans using Independence American 
           Began the marketing of our mid-market stop lossplans using Fidelity Security Life
           Refreshed our Freedom Dental™ portfolio

2012    Finally introduced Empowr™, our Online Web Portal, partnered with Conexis® for COBRA and started searching for a telemedicine partner

2013    Got more involved in legislation with the introduction of SB 1431 and the first Department of Insurance hearing in opposition of the bill Focused on ACA reporting and regulation for employers

2014    First year of early renewals and See Change left the market
           Began our Bronze to Platinum campaign

2015    Recorded the best year ever with record sales and more existing movement of groups than ever before

2016    ......more to come

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