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Lombard, IL, United States, 2012/02/24 - Healthcare Solutions Team (HST) announced that is has entered into an agreement to provide affordable insurance plans for the United States Chef Association (USCA), the only nationwide chef trade association.
Under this arrangement, USCA members will be entitled to group insurance rates through HST. Three levels of healthcare plans have been created to address the unique issues of a chef’s lifestyle: Prix Fixe, Entrée and A La Carte.
They offer portable, 24/7 coverage on and off the job, along with easy, no-hassle payment options. In addition, personal Advocates from HST are available to answer questions and assist members. Major medical plans are compliant with the Affordable Health Care Act. “Our partnership with USCA exemplifies what Healthcare Solutions Team is all about,” said Grant Born, company principal.
“Our goal is to work with individuals and organizations to develop solutions that are on target for their specific needs.” “We’re at our best when we figure out—from every angle—how to provide optimal coverage that is also cost effective,” said Joe Eichman, pricipal at HST.
“For USCA, we looked at the types of coverage chefs need and tailored the plans accordingly.” Depending on the level of service, USCA members can obtain accident insurance, critical illness coverage, guaranteed issue medical coverage, major medical insurance, major medical short-term insurance, group health insurance, defined benefit plans, dental plans, life insurance, and disability insurance.
The United States Chef Association is a membership trade association for culinary arts enthusiasts and gourmet chefs that is changing the way chefs achieve their professional titles.
USCA offers its members four levels of certification through a state-of-the-art online testing program. Named America’s #1 Health Insurance Agency by Assurant in 2011, HST is one of the country’s premier health and dental insurance agencies. Based in Lombard, Ill., HST has agents across the country who provide personalized solutions and optimized plans to fit each individual’s budget and needs. The company’s goal is to make affordable healthcare accessible to everyone.