MetLife Auto & Home Group Insurance

metlife_logoMetLife Auto & Home’s group insurance program is available to you as a voluntary benefit made available by Banner Health.

As part of the program, you have access to value-added features and benefits, including special group discounts on auto and home* insurance, as well as a variety of other insurance policies. You can take advantage of this benefit, which is specifically designed to potentially save you money.

Because you belong to a participating group you could receive hundreds of dollars** in savings, in addition to a group discount of up to [15%] off your policy. You can also save more with their superior driver discount. And with MetLife Auto & Home you may apply for coverage at any time, so the switch is quickly and easily.

You are offered a variety of flexible payment options to make paying for your insurance easier:

  • Earn a discount when you pay your premium through automatic payroll deduction
  • Select direct billing as your preferred payment option, or
  • Use your favorite credit card and you may earn valuable membership reward points***

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*Home insurance is not part of MetLife Auto & Home’s benefit offering in Florida
**You could experience savings similar to our other customers. The average $312 reported savings are based on an annualized average savings where customers provided their prior auto insurance premiums and prior carriers at the time of their original quotes between 1/10 and 12/10) and where the MetLife Auto & Home written auto premium amount resulted in prices less than the disclosed prior carrier’s premium. Source: Metlife Auto & Home internal research (2011).
*** Use of credit/debit card is optional. The same insurance is available regardless of the method of payment. Payments may be made by cash, check or credit/debit cards. Reward points are not underwritten or funded by MetLife Auto & Home.

Travelers Auto and Home Insurance Program

trav_1797KAs a Banner Health employee, you could save hundreds of dollars on your auto and home insurance with Travelers.

In fact, those who recently switched and saved reported an average savings of $488* a year on car insurance.

The Travelers Auto and Home Insurance Program available to Banner Health employees offers:

  • Special program rates on auto, home, condo and renters insurance
  • Multiple money-saving discounts, including multi-policy
  • Payroll deduction payment option with no down payment or service fees

With over 150 years of experience and 24/7 claim reporting to a live person, you can count on Travelers to be there for you.

Free Quote Service:

Call 1-888-695-4640 or click below to request an online quote

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*Average savings based on new auto policyholder savings reported to Travelers through the Affinity marketing distribution channel in 2010. Individual savings may vary. Savings are not guaranteed. Insurance is underwritten by The Travelers Indemnity Company or one of its property casualty affiliates, One Tower  Square, Hartford, CT 06183. Coverage’s, discounts and billing options are subject to availability and individual eligibility. © 2012 The Travelers Indemnity Company. All rights reserved. Travelers and the Travelers Umbrella logo are registered trademarks of The Travelers Indemnity Company in the U.S. and other countries.

Group Critical Illness Insurance

Continental American Insurance Company, part of the Aflac family, offers Group Critical Illness and Group Accident Insurance for Banner Health employees.

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1-800-433-3036

After the waiting period, if you are treated or diagnosed with a covered critical illness event you are eligible to receive a lump sum single cash benefit under your critical illness insurance plan. The benefit is payable upon initial diagnosis of a covered critical illness, such as:

Heart Attack Stroke
Major Human Organ Transplant End-Stage Renal Failure

Recovering from one of these illnesses take a toll on yourself and your loved ones. Having this type of coverage will allow you to focus on getting better and not worrying about how you will pay for your co-pays, deductibles and other out-of-pocket expenses. This benefit is in addition to coverage through your medical or disability plans and can be used for any expenses you deem appropriate.

Coverage Amounts for New Hires or During Special Enrollment Period (March 1, 2012 – May 31, 2012):
Employees: $5,000 – $50,000; $20,000 Guaranteed Issue
Spouses/Domestic Partners: $2,500 – $25,000; $10,000 Guaranteed Issue
Dependent Children Coverage: 25% of employee amount at no additional cost

In addition to coverage for a covered critical illness, this program also provides an annual Health Screening benefit to employees, spouses  and domestic partners.

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Auto and Home Insurance

Auto and Home insurance is a potential way to save hundreds of dollars. As a Banner Health employee you have access to discounted pricing while obtaining best-in-class coverage from two highly rated companies. Compare premiums and coverages to find the best choice for you.

Auto and Home Insurance Program Benefits

  •  Special group savings
  • Money-saving discounts
  • Convenient payment options, including payroll deduction
  • 24/7 claim reporting
  • Free quotes and coverage reviews

Click below for additional information from each carrier

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1-888-695-4640 1-800-GET-MET 8 (438-6388)

Premiums vary by company and can change from time to time. No matter how close you are to your policy expiration date or if you’ve looked before, we encourage you to shop your insurance to find out if you can get a better value. Call or click each of the companies above to shop.

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Pet Insurance

(offered Through VPI)

Your pet is a valuable member of your family, so you want to provide the best possible health care. Pets are unpredictable. While it’s hard to anticipate accidents and illnesses, Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) makes it a little easier to be prepared for them. From routine wellness care to significant medical incidents, VPI is the smart way to protect your pet’s health – and your pocketbook.

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1-877-PETS VPI (738-7874)

A VPI Pet Insurance policy helps pay for your pet’s treatments, surgeries, lab fees, x-rays, and much more.   VPI offers affordable plans for dogs, cats, birds, ferrets, reptiles, and other exotic pets. Best of all, you may elect this coverage for your pet(s) anytime during the year.

  • Visit any veterinarian worldwide, even specialists and emergency providers
  • No lifetime limits—benefits renew in full each year
  • No additional charge for chronic care coverage
  • Optional CareGuard® wellness coverage available
  • Multiple pet discount up to 15%*

*Rate discount applies to the base medical plan only. Pet owners will receive an additional 5% multiple-pet discount by insuring two to three pets or a 10% discount on each policy for four or more pets. All applications are subject to underwriting approval. Read your policy for compete coverage details.
Underwritten by Veterinary Pet Insurance Company (CA) Brea, CA, National Casualty Company (all other states), Madison, WI, an A+15 rated company. © 2012 Veterinary Pet Insurance Company. Nationwide Insurance is a service mark of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.

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Purchasing Power

PPC banner_PPClogoPurchasing Power offers budget-conscious individuals an affordable and responsible way to buy brand name computers and electronics through the ease of payroll deduction. We feature brand names, such as Dell, HP, Canon, Samsung, Toshiba and more. When cash is not an option, Purchasing Power may save you money over traditional financing options like credit cards or rent-to-own. And with more than 10 years of proven success and thousands of satisfied customers, Purchasing Power is a company you can trust.As a benefit of Banner Health, qualified employees can take advantage of the nation’s premier employee purchase program – Purchasing Power.

  • Disciplined purchasing
    Never pay a late fee again! Manageable payments are deducted from your paycheck in equal installments over 12 months
  • All-inclusive pricing
    You’ll know the total price of your product up front, which includes the product warranty, taxes and deliver
  • Up front delivery
    Unlike a layaway plan, Purchasing Power delivers your merchandise directly to your door just a few weeks after you place your order

Qualifications:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • You must be a full-time or part-time, active employee of Banner Health (working a minimum of 16 hours a week) for at least 12 months
  • You must earn at least $16,000 a year
  • You must have a bank account or credit card (to be used in case of non-payment via payroll deduction)
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Group Accident Coverage Insurance

Continental American Insurance Company, part of the Aflac family, offers Group Critical Illness and Group Accident Insurance for Banner Health employees.

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 1-800-433-3036

After an accidental injury you will face medical and out-of-pocket expenses. If you’re like most people you don’t budget for accidents. With Group Accident Coverage Insurance you can set your mind at ease knowing that you’ll receive a cash benefit to assist with covering expenses you may face such as co-pays, lodging and transportation.

The cash benefit is sent directly to you (unless otherwise assigned) and you are empowered to decide the best way to spend it as it fits your needs. Group Accident Coverage is a supplement to your major medical insurance, with benefits for both inpatient and outpatient treatment of Covered Accidents such as:

Broken teeth         Ambulance, ground and air        Intensive care unit confinement   
Concussions Emergency room visits Lacerations
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Contact Us

We are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST to support all of your voluntary benefit needs.

Spring Insurance Group
30 Federal St, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02110

Tel: 800-360-1961
Fax: 508-898-0068

General questions: Email Us