In light of the economic strife, this strategic service approach allows Astra HR to offer our clients, their employee's and dependents access to employee benefits plans that they may not otherwise be able to afford at an employer group plan level
Rockville, MD (PRWEB) June 15, 2009
Astra HR, a leading human resource outsourcing solutions provider and expert in the PEO industry, today announced an extension to their already vast services offering of HR administration, payroll and benefits services to include Individual Medical Plan options. To help facilitate this offering, Astra HR has developed a unique program that fully automates the process through a proprietary, easy to use web portal available through the Astra HR website, Individual Medical Plans These plans offer a variety of coverage levels that can fit the needs of each individual consumer.
"In light of the economic strife, this strategic service approach allows Astra HR to offer our clients, their employee's and dependents access to employee benefits plans that they may not otherwise be able to afford at an employer group plan level" commented Michael Irvine, COO of Astra HR. "We are always looking for ways to help businesses attract and retain top talent and for those that are not able to provide group benefit plans now have an option to present."
According to the most recent data reported by the Census Bureau, there are approximately 46 million uninsured people in the U.S with an average emergency room visit cost of $560. Today 61% of non-elderly adults rely on a prescription medicine on a regular basis. Astra HR can now provide our clients and their employees an alternative to help gain access to high quality, medically underwritten and cost-effective individual benefit plan options.
To guide individual consumers through this new program and sign up process, professional advisors are available to help counsel on the benefit plans available and if necessary navigate the web portal. By combining essential and valuable human resource processes with professional benefits advising and individual medical plan options, Astra HR services model has increased its capacity to evolve with the transitioning healthcare marketplace.
About Astra HR Individual Medical Plans
Astra HR is a leading provider of full service HR management solutions that is firmly routed in the commitment to helping our clients maximize their people and business performance. Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Astra HR, the aggregate of consolidations, has been helping clients streamline HR administration processes and leverage their HR investment since 1994, with approximately 10,000 work site employees and upwards of $1.3 billion in total portfolio revenue. Astra HR offers HR best practice management solutions to companies of all sizes that empower your people and enable your company to meet and exceed your business goals.