Paychex PEO Offers UnitedHealthcare's Health Benefits in 11 States

September 19, 2014

Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, through Paychex PEO, is offering health benefits plans from UnitedHealthcare to its PEO employees in 11 states.

Paychex PEO employees whose worksite employers are located in Arizona, Northern California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington can now select from a variety of plan designs through UnitedHealthcare including traditional medical plans and consumer-driven benefits plans.

"Paychex is incredibly proud to work with UnitedHealthcare as a provider in these select states," said Kevin Hill, vice president of insurance and human resource services at Paychex. "Offering health benefits from an insurer that contracts with more than 800,000 physicians and other health care professionals nationwide is a great advantage to Paychex PEO clients, providing them the ability to provide a first-rate benefits package to attract and retain top talent."

"UnitedHealthcare is grateful for the opportunity to offer Paychex's co-employees access to UnitedHealthcare's suite of products and services," said Ray Batchelor, national vice president of PEO sales at UnitedHealthcare. "With Paychex's stellar reputation in providing vital services to employers across the nation, we look forward to further enhancing our presence in key markets across the United States."

"The introduction of a carrier as highly regarded as UnitedHealthcare in these states will benefit any business that has been looking for a fully integrated solution to address its payroll, human resources, retirement, and employee benefit needs," added Lonny Ostrander, vice president of human resource services sales at Paychex.

Paychex PEO enables businesses to cost-effectively outsource the management of HR, employee benefits, payroll, and workers' compensation, while helping them stay up-to-date with changing government regulations and health care reform complexities.

Note: Professional employer organization (PEO) services are sold and provided by Paychex Business Solutions, Inc. (PBS) and its affiliates, which are registered and licensed to sell and provide PEO services, including in Florida. PBS FL license numbers are Paychex Business Solutions, Inc., GL7, PBS of Central Florida, Inc., GM14, PBS of America, Inc., GM46, Paychex PEO I, Inc., GM455, and Paychex PEO II, Inc. GM456.

Lisa Fleming
Manager, Public Relations
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Lisa Fleming

Lisa Fleming joined Paychex in 2006 and last year was promoted to the position of public relations manager. As part of her role, Lisa leads the department’s external communications efforts and manages the company’s relationship with its outside PR agency partner, Eric Mower & Associates. Lisa is a graduate of Canisius College in Buffalo, New York where she studied English and Communications.