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July 25, 2023

WCA Services, Inc. Continues Partnership with The Advantage Group for Voluntary Benefits

Specializing in worksite/voluntary benefits for small-to-mid-size counties, WCA Services, Inc. is continuing their partnership with The Advantage Group, headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin.

The Advantage Group specializes in working with local governments with five-2,000 employees and can be found in 11 states with more than 1,500 clients.

“Our leadership team has more than 75 years of experience in voluntary benefits, with an understanding of the intricacies that go into making them an effective part of your benefit package to help recruit and retain top talent,” said Ryan Krueger, managing partner of The Advantage Group.  “At our core, we believe that voluntary benefits need to be easy to administer for local governments, along with being affordable and easy to use for policyholders.  It’s always our goal to partner with counties to make the process easy while offering the most relevant products to employees.”

The Advantage Group, with all benefit counselors living and working in Wisconsin, has a full team to help educate employees throughout the enrollment process. They also have a full claims department and billing department located in Wausau to assist counties and support their employees with any questions that come up. 

“The Advantage Group works to ensure local governments have the most competitive voluntary benefit options available regardless of the insurance carrier,” said Michael Lamont, vice president of programs and services for WCA Services, Inc. “In addition, they are incredibly effective when it comes to communicating with county staff and employees so they understand these value-added services. We are excited to work alongside Ryan and his team to provide our members a strong option for their voluntary benefit choices.”

The Advantage Group Process

The Advantage Group works with various carriers to assist counties on both existing and new policies. 

This includes:

  • Accessing the benefit options counties are currently offering or not offering.
  • Providing due diligence, where the Advantage Group reviews the carriers and benefit options available and then puts together unbiased comparisons so local governments can see how the benefits line up and how easy the carrier will be to work with you and your staff.
  • Creating a strategy, once the carrier is selected, to educate staff and capture the enrollment.
  • Setting up a service schedule and process to work with counties moving forward and servicing your new hires as they become eligible for benefits.

Learn More
To learn more about the voluntary benefits provided to member counties, or to schedule a meeting, contact Ryan Krueger, Managing Partner, 715.218.0293; Michael Lamont, Vice President of Programs and Services; or Andrea Treder, Program Manager, 608.663.7188.

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