Ease Partners with Reliance Standard with Unique Integration that Eliminates Files

Carrier connection offers brokers access to Ease’s cutting-edge technology to streamline processes, greatly reduce admin time and increase engagement

San Francisco, Calif.— January 20, 2021 — Ease, a leading HR and benefits software solution for SMBs, insurance brokers, and insurance carriers, today announced a carrier connection partnership with Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company (Reliance Standard), a leading group insurance carrier specializing in employee benefits solutions.

“Ease is proud to partner with Reliance Standard to greatly simplify enrollment, reduce administrative time, and increase engagement for our brokers and clients,” said David Reid, CEO of Ease. “Today’s announcement reaffirms our longstanding commitment to brokers and the industry as a whole by offering the most cutting-edge benefits enrollment technology currently available.”

This partnership presents unique advantages that enhance and streamline the customer experience while adding value for all agencies using Ease, including:

  • Self-billing administration with no reconciliation required using a proprietary conversion tool built to manage retroactive adjustments.
  • Direct submission from Ease to Reliance Standard for vision and dental plans.
  • Secure access to the Ease system to enable faster eligibility verification by Reliance claims team.
  • Integrated evidence of insurability into the online enrollment process

“These enhancements create a faster, easier, and more efficient enrollment and administrative experience by eliminating the hassle of ongoing file feeds” said Paula Hanson, Director of Voluntary Solutions at Reliance Standard. “In our experience, the key to voluntary benefits success is making it easy and intuitive for benefit administrators. Our partnership with Ease takes this to heart, stripping out much of the time-consuming and frustrating manual administrative work so often associated with these plans.”

 About Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company

Reliance Standard is a leader in absence and employee benefits solutions including financial protection, absence management and supplemental health, with a portfolio of insurance products that include disability, life, accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity, dental, vision, medical stop loss and limited benefit medical. Reliance Standard markets these solutions nationwide through independent brokers and agents to employers of all sizes. Rated A++ (Superior) by A.M. Best, Reliance Standard was founded in 1907 in Chicago, IL.

About Ease

Ease is an online benefits enrollment system built for insurance brokers and employers. Ease makes it simple to set up and manage benefits, onboard new hires, stay compliant, and offer employees one destination for all their human resources information. Started in 2012 in San Francisco by employee benefits veteran David Reid and web and engineering architect Courtney Guertin, Ease works with insurance brokers and small businesses to create seamless HR and benefits processes on an easy-to-use system. Ease has offices in Las Vegas, New York, Omaha and San Diego. In 2015, Ease was launched on the West Coast and is among the most widely adopted, fastest growing solutions for brokers and employers in the area, with over 70,000 employers and over 2 million employees. For more information, head to www.ease.com

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 Media Contacts                                                          

On behalf of Ease:

Lara Andrews

Director of Brand and Content Marketing

Ease

E: lara.andrews@ease.com

On behalf of Reliance Standard Life Insurance Company:

David Gittelman

Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Reliance Standard

Ph: 267.256.3741

E: david.gittelman@rsli.com