(PRWEB) September 04, 2013
Belgium-based Bekaert’s North America operations has hired SelectQuote Benefit Solutions to offer its Medicare Exchange and SelectQuote Senior benefits to retirees from its U.S. operations.
Now, Bekaert North America’s U.S. retirees age 65 and older will have access to Medicare Supplement, Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans through SelectQuote Senior. Through its Medicare exchange, SelectQuote Senior provides unbiased price comparisons from multiple insurance carriers to give Bekaert North America retirees the most competitive rates on health insurance plans.
“We value our employees, past and present, and want to continue to provide health care options for them,” said Bekaert North America Vice President of Human Resources, Marc Collins. “SelectQuote Senior enables us to provide options to our retirees, some even after their lifetime limits have been reached under standard health care coverage.”
Bekaert is a market leader in providing metal transformation and coatings, and is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of drawn steel wire products. It is globally headquartered in Belgium with North America U.S. operations in various states and Canada. Bekaert employs more than 1,500 people in the US and has a worldwide presence.
“Notable companies like Bekaert realize that SelectQuote Senior can enhance the benefits programs they already have in place,” said David Embry, President of SelectQuote Benefit Solutions. “We’re able to offer many options to seniors looking for additional coverage, or assurance that they’re receiving the best value within what can sometimes be a confusing marketplace.”
About SelectQuote Benefit Solutions: SelectQuote was founded in 1985 and has been an innovative and established leader in building and operating insurance exchanges for auto & home, term life and Medicare insurance products. Through its insurance exchanges, SelectQuote offers voluntary benefit programs that provide substantial cost savings to corporations, public sector employers, unions, associations and their employees, members or retirees. SelectQuote has delivered business solutions to companies and organizations such as Hallmark, VFW (Veterans of Foreign War) and Transamerica, resulting in more than 140,000 policies annually and 800,000 active customers. For more information visit SelectQuote Benefit Solutions online or connect via LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter.