Willis North America’s Human Capital Practice, a unit of Willis Group Holdings, has entered into partnership with private Medicare exchange firm Extend Health, to help employers manage costs and improve Medicare-eligible retiree health benefits using a health insurance exchange.
Willis’ Human Capital Practice provides solutions to help organizations manage their human capital investment beyond employee benefits.
By developing traditional employer focused solutions with consumer-based tools, resources and content promoting the health and wellbeing of member populations, the firm favorably impacts claims costs, productivity measures and employee turnover.
The Extend Health provides a technology platform, advanced decision support tools and licensed benefit advisors to provide clear and concise guidance and support, making it easy for retirees to select the private Medicare coverage that suits their needs.
Extend Health has helped more than 350,000 retirees use an exchange to select from more than 3,500 private Medicare plans from more than 70 national and regional insurance companies.
Extend Health CEO Bryce Williams said this partnership bring employers the advantages of a powerful and proven private exchange combined with expert guidance from Willis.