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Ed MacConnell
Total Benefit Solutions, Inc.
Benefit Supplement Plan
With Complimentary Job Loss Protection benefit
Twenty (20) Valuable Benefits designed to provide assistance and benefit supplements
to individuals and families for their medical, mental and financial health
Alternative Medicine
Chiropractic Care
Telehealth (TelaDoc)
with no consultation fee
Doctors Online
Durable Medical Equipment
Medical Health Advisor
Hearing Aids
MRI & CT Scans
Lab Tests
Medical Travel Assistance
Retail Pharmacy
Wellness Online
*Mental Health
*Financial Health
Counseling Services
Long Term Elder Care
Medical Bill Saver™
Financial Helpline
Even something for pets too!
Pet Care Savings
All benefits are available to the entire family. Job Loss
Protection is complimentary only to the primary member
Plan available in all states except: KS, UT, VT and WA
*Please review each benefit page for more detailed
descriptions, disclosures and limitations
Teladoc (no consultation fee)
Teladoc services are available to you at home, work, or wherever you may be.
You can connect via telephone or e-mail, free of charge, with the network of physicians for
informational or diagnostic consultation. This service is a convenient and inexpensive alternative
to non emergent Emergency Room, Urgent Care or Physician office visits. Teladoc provides the
least expensive and most convenient care.
Teladoc offers 24/7 access to its proprietary nationwide network of U.S. licensed physicians for
telephone and secure e-mail medical consultations. Physicians provide specific answers to
medical questions and advice regarding non-emergency, routine medical conditions. Physicians
discuss symptoms, recommend treatment options, diagnose many common conditions, and
prescribe medication when appropriate. Teladoc can provide medical diagnosis and treatment
for common ailments such as:
Stomach Ache/Diarrhea
Arthritic pain
Insect Bites
Sore Throat
Certain rashes
Urinary Tract Infections
Respiratory Infections
Minor Burns
Sinus Infections
General Information
•On-demand healthcare– wherever and whenever you need, as often as you need
•Access to a physician from anywhere via telephone or e-mail , 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
•Physicians discuss symptoms, recommend treatment options, diagnose many common
conditions, and prescribe medication when appropriate. Never wait for a doctor again!
•Save money by avoiding unnecessary doctor’s office or ER visits
Teladoc (no consultation fee)
•Never wait for an appointment or sit in the doctor’s office again
•The Teladoc network of physicians is U.S.-based, licensed, board-certified, rigorously
credentialed and experienced
•Instant, affordable treatment for all ages - from children to senior citizens
•Prescriptions phoned into your local pharmacy for pickup
•HIPAA compliant and confidential
•Free Personal Health Record (PHR) – Store, manage, and share your medical records from
one central location
•Founded in 2002, Teladoc is the nation’s first and largest provider of telehealth services. With
7.5 million members nationwide and an average response time of 16 minutes. Their boardcertified physicians meet National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) standards and
deliver a 95 percent patient satisfaction rate.
© 2014 Teladoc, Inc. All rights reserved. Teladoc and the Teladoc logo are registered trademarks of Teladoc,
Inc. and may not be used without written permission. Teladoc does not replace the primary care physician.
Teladoc does not guarantee that a prescription will be written. Teladoc operates subject to state regulation and
may not be available in certain states. Teladoc does not prescribe DEA controlled substances, non-therapeutic
drugs and certain other drugs which may be harmful because of their potential for abuse. Teladoc physicians
reserve the right to deny care for potential misuse of services. Teladoc phone consultations are available 24
hours, 7 days a week while video consultations are available during the hours of 7am to 9pm, 7 days a week.
Doctors Online
Doctors Online provides 24/7 access to web-based answers to medical questions from an
expert team of board-certified physicians, psychologists, pharmacists, dentists, dietitians,
and fitness trainers.
(Other services include physician-written weekly Health Tips, two Health Risk Assessments,
a 3D Video Library
with access to 250+ medical topics.)
•Email access to the eDocAmerica medical team.
•Phone access to medical team through eDocVoice.
•Smartphone App (iPhone/Droid) access to the medical team.
•Ask any medical or health questions and always get personal, direct answers.
•3D Video Library with more than 250 videos.
•Weekly Health Tips emails from doctors.
•Healthy Lifestyle Assessment to help you monitor your current health status.
•Personal Health Record provides secure storage for your health information.
•All services are unlimited, confidential, and include the entire immediate family.
•No hidden fees of any kind.
Good health starts with asking questions and knowing where to go for the
answers. Nurseline™ offers toll-free access to experienced registered nurses, 24 hours a
day, 365 days per year. Our nurses are an instant and trusted source of health information,
education and support. Our nurses help members based on doctor-approved guidelines.
•Toll-free phone access to Registered Nurses 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
•Self-care information and solutions are based on doctor-approved guidelines.
•General info on all types of health concerns.
•Answers about prescription drug use, interaction and over-the-counter medications.
•Translation service for non-English speakers.
•TTY/TTD access for the hearing impaired.
•Computerized record keeping system.
•Medical Directors on staff.
In most instances, members receive discounts of 15% to 50% per visit* on dental services
at over 132,000** available dental practice locations nationwide. Members simply show
their card with the Aetna Dental Access® logo and pay the discounted price at the time of
service. Members can use their card and enjoy the savings time and time again.
•In most instances, members save 15% to 50% per visit* on services from general
dentistry and cleanings to root canals and crowns.
•Over 132,000** available dental practice locations in the national network.
•Save on routine dental services such as X-rays and fillings.
•Save on specialty dental care such as orthodontics and periodontics where available.
* Actual costs and savings vary by provider, service and geographical area.
** As of June, 2013.
•Dental Benefit is not available to Vermont residents.
•The discount program provides access to the Aetna Dental Access® network. This
network is administered by Aetna Life Insurance Company (ALIC). Neither ALIC nor any of
its affiliates offers or administers the discount program. Neither ALIC nor any of its
affiliates is an affiliate, agent, representative or employee of discount program. Dental
providers are independent contractors and not employees or agents of ALIC or its
affiliates. ALIC does not provide dental care or treatment and is not responsible for
Coast to Coast Vision™ (CTC) has over 12,000 eye care locations nationwide. Members
save on eyeglasses, contacts, and laser surgery. The CTC provider network is the most
thorough in the U.S. It includes ophthalmologists, optometrists, independent optical centers
and national chain locations.
•Save 20% to 60% on prescription eyewear.
•Most frames, lenses and specialty items such as tints, coatings and UV protection are
•Save 10% to 20% on contact lenses (excluding disposables) at participating retail
•Save 10% to 40% on soft contact lenses, including disposables, through America’s
Eyewear mail order service.
•Save 40% on lenses for eyeglasses or sunglasses when ordering online, or save 15% off
your entire order through FramesDirect.com (excludes contact lenses and certain brands of
eyewear due to manufacturer guidelines), with free standard shipping for orders over $99.
•Savings of 10 to 30% on eye exams at participating locations.
•Save 40% to 50% off the national average on LASIK surgery (other laser surgeries
available at select locations).
•No limit to the number of times you can use your card.
•Thirty day money-back guarantee and low price guarantee on eyeglasses.
•Members may submit the name of their eye care professional to join the network.
Vision Benefit is not available to Vermont Residents.
Members save 30% to 50% at over 3,000 participating chiropractors nationwide.
•Free initial consultation.
•50% off diagnostic services.
•50% off X-rays performed on-site.
•30% off treatment and other services.
•No limit to the number of visits.
•Over 3,000 providers.
•Each chiropractor’s licensure and insurance are verified before being accepted in the
•Items such as vitamins and durable goods are priced at the doctor’s discretion.
Chiropractic Benefit is not available to Vermont residents.
Alternative medicine is changing the way Americans think about healthcare. Patients and
providers are more often using methods of care that do not rely on invasive procedures or
long term use of prescription drugs.
The Alternative Medicine network is one of the nation’s leading providers of holistic medicine.
Our national network of over 40,000 practitioners provides care to millions of people.
Members save 10% to 30%. The network consists of acupuncturists, massage therapists,
nutritional counselors, holistic physicians, reflexology, meditation and relaxation techniques,
and more. Best of all, there are no limits on the number of visits.
•10% to 30% off all treatments and services.
•Over 40,000 providers in the network.
•Over 35 disciplines.
•Includes Acupuncture, Nutritional Counseling, Massage Therapy, and more.
•Exercise and movement specialties include Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates and more.
•No limits on the number of visits.
Retail Pharmacy
Save 10% to 85% on most prescriptions with the local pharmacy program.
It's simple to use. The member simply shows the membership card and prescription to the pharmacist. The
pharmacist calculates the discount and the member pays the lowered price. No other forms required.
•10% to 85% savings on most short-term and acute care medications.
•Use the Online Drug Price Check Utility (www.rxpricequotes.com) to find the price of prescriptions at
participating locations by zip code.
•Over 60,000 locations, including independent, national and regional chain pharmacies nationwide.
Pharmacy discounts are Not Insurance, and are Not Intended as a Substitute for Insurance. The discount
is only available at participating pharmacies.
Counseling Services
Emotional and relationship issues can be overwhelming. However, personal problems are
as treatable as any other health concern if you know where to turn. Phone counselors
help solve personal problems of any size.
Counselors work with many issues including:
•Depression, anxiety or stress.
•Conflicts at work or home.
•Reliance on alcohol, drugs, tobacco or food.
•Sexual, physical or emotional abuse.
•Loss and grief.
•Change and transition.
Members receive free unlimited counseling services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
•Free telephone problem-solving services.
•Counselors have a master’s degree and at least five years experience.
•Counselors follow up and monitor progress until member is satisfied.
•When appropriate, members are referred to local licensed counselors.
•Services are confidential and will not jeopardize employment.
Medical Travel Assistance
Members can access a global network of doctors, travel assistance staff and emergency
evacuation benefits when 100 miles from home and suffering an injury or illness. Members
have peace of mind knowing help is just a phone call.
•Medical evacuation.
•Repatriation of mortal remains.
•Transportation to join a family member in the hospital.
•Return of dependent children.
•Pre-travel info.
•Monitoring of treatment worldwide.
•Doctor and dental referrals.
•Worldwide destination intelligence.
•Facilitation of hospital payment.
•Transfer of insurance info to medical providers.
•Assistance with replacement of lost or stolen travel documents.
•Assistance with legal referrals.
•Assistance with medication, vaccine and blood transfers.
•Assistance with emergency transfer of funds.
•Assistance with translation service.
Travel Assistance not available to Oregon, Florida and Washington residents.
Medical Health Advisor
Medical Health Advisor can help with a broad range of healthcare and insurance related
issues. It helps members with clinical, insurance and administrative issues for medical,
hospital, dental, pharmacy and other needs. Personal Health Advocates help members get
the most out of their health benefits. They are typically registered nurses supported by a
team of medical directors and administrative experts.
One call and we’ll help members:
•Save time and money.
•Find your way through the healthcare and insurance systems.
•Find doctors, hospitals and other providers.
•Make appointments with providers.
•Find “best in class” medical institutions for a serious illness or injury.
•Get unbiased health info to make informed decisions.
•Find and research current treatments for a medical issue.
•Use our Health Cost Estimator – a pre-service pricing support tool.
•Resolve insurance claims and billing issues.
•Explain test, treatment and medications.
•Get second opinions for peace of mind.
•HIPAA Compliant.
Medical Bill Saver™
Providers need to be paid for their services promptly and they often depend on multiple
parties for payment. Many will agree to a discount in return for certainty of payment and
lower collection costs.
Medical Bill Saver™ can lower out-of-pocket costs on medical bills not covered by
insurance. Advocates will work with providers to lower the balance on uncovered medical or
dental bills over $400.
•Negotiation can lead to 25-50% savings.
•Savings Result Statements are easy to read and detail the outcome and payment terms.
•Provider sign-off on payment terms and conditions.
This does not replace health insurance, provide medical care or recommend treatment.
Pet Care Savings
The Pet Care Savings Program saves members money on everything for their pet! All the
pets in the household can use this program. The Pet Care Savings Program is not
insurance. Members save 25% at network veterinarians on all medical procedures. They
also save from 10% to 35% on pet products and services at participating merchants. The
Pet Care Savings Program also includes a free pet ID tag and confidential 24-hour pet
location service for lost pets.
•Save 25% on medical procedures with each visit to a network veterinarian.
•Save 10% to 35% at participating providers on pet services, such as: boarding, doggie day
care, training, pet sitting and grooming.
•Save 10% to 35% at participating merchants on pet supplies like food, beds, toys, treats
and vitamins.
•Free pet ID tags.
•24 hour location service for lost pets.
•Available for use with most animals, from companions like dogs and cats to exotics like
birds and reptiles.
Discounts on the following are at the veterinarian’s discretion:
•Food and flea products.
•Low margin medications.
•Non-medical boarding and grooming.
•Any outside services, such as lab work or outside specialists. When products are not
discounted, members may still find discounts from our participating merchants.
Lab Testing
Members save 10% to 80% on charges for blood tests and all other lab testing. The
network provides affordable lab testing, which leads to proper diagnosis and effective
•Save 10% to 80% on typical costs for blood tests.
•Place your order online or by phone.
•The network will help you find the location of the nearest major clinical laboratory and
provide the necessary order.
•Confidential results available in as little as 24-48 hours for most tests.
When you schedule an appointment with a participating lab, have your membership card
and payment with you.
Not available in MA, MD, ND, NJ, NY, RI, or SD.
MRI & CT Scans
Members receive discounts of 50% to 75%* off usual charges for imaging services while
using credentialed radiologists. Members will be matched with the best provider based on
type of medical condition, member preferences, and location.
•Save 50-75% on typical costs for the following imaging services**:
•CT Scans
•Large nationwide panel of radiologists and imaging specialists with over 2,900 radiology
centers throughout the United States.
* Savings may vary based on geographic location, provider and procedure performed.
**Available services may vary by provider.
Wellness Online
Wellness is being in good physical and mental health. It is achieved through a healthy diet,
nutritional supplements, exercise, and a healthy attitude. The Wellness benefit aims to help
members reach personal health and wellness goals regardless of age, gender or level of
fitness. The website gives members the tools to make wellness part of their daily life. With
this benefit, members get the following:
•Daily wellness articles.
• Individual home fitness programs.
• Assessment calculators.
• Disease prevention studies.
• Health tips.
• Guidance on nutrition, weight loss and exercise.
• Health risk assessments.
• A medical library.
• Links to other professional sites.
Using the Wellness benefit is the first step toward better health!
•Personalized fitness plans for all stages of life with easy to follow muscle maps,
descriptions, and animations.
•Thousands of current health-related articles, tips and information, links to other health
resources, health risk assessments and complete medical library.
•Fitness programs are created by Kevin Barr, strength and conditioning coordinator for the
Tampa Bay Rays baseball team. The contributing medical staff has over 25 years of
combined experience in professional sports.
•The exercises are the same used by pro athletes including Johnny Damon, former
American League All-Star centerfielder
Financial Helpline
Financial problems plague a large portion of Americans. Financial Helpline can answer the
most basic questions to the more complex. Debt, health care expenses, housing issues,
credit card spending, taxes, college funding and retirement planning are just some of the
issues that our members can seek help with.
Financial Helpline members have free access to Accredited or Certified Financial
Counselors. They help members:
•Assess issues.
•Discuss options.
•Create an approach.
•Find the right resources and info.
•Resolve financial problems.
•Live, confidential, just guidance from Accredited or Certified Financial Counselors.
•24/7 access to Financial Resource Center.
•Access to interactive calculators, informative materials.
•Vast library of resources and articles on what to look out for, and more to help members
plan ahead
Durable Medical Equipment
The Medical Supplies Service is an easy way to order medical supplies and equipment.
Through this service, members get a discount on equipment such as walkers, power mobility
scooters, hospital beds, blood pressure devices, and much more. They also save $5 on
orders of $100 or more. Just order online or call the toll-free number to speak with a
•Toll-free and online ordering for home delivery on a wide range of health and wellness
•$5 discount on orders of $100 or more.
•Save 20% to 50% on health and wellness products such as
•Walking aids:
•Walkers, canes, crutches.
•Bathroom safety:
•Shower chairs, transfer benches, commodes, raised toilet seats, safety bars.
•Wheelchairs and scooters:
•Wheelchair accessories, power mobility scooters.
•Hospital beds and accessories:
•Electric beds, slings, trapezes.
•Cushioning and pressure relief:
•Pads, cushions, lumbar supports.
•Orthopedic products:
•Knee braces, arm slings, back supports, carpal tunnel supports.
Hearing Aids
This program offers all of the latest technologies and models and has a network of more
than 3,000 full service centers.
To receive savings, call the toll-free number in the membership booklet to make an
appointment. You will be given the closest locations for a free hearing evaluation.
•35% discount off hearing aid prices.
•Two year supply of hearing aid batteries with purchase.
•Free initial hearing screening.
•Two year warranty, with a one-time replacement for loss or damage.
•Unlimited follow-up visits during the useful life of the hearing aid for cleaning and
•100% Service Satisfaction Guarantee during the first 60 days.
•A free hearing screening every two years.
Discounts are available only at the network’s owned or duly subcontracted and authorized
providers, and cannot be combined with any other promotional offer, discount, rebate,
health insurance benefit or value-added discount plan. Offers are subject to change.
Unlimited follow up visits will be provided at no cost to the member; however, any costs for
repairs no longer under the manufacturer’s warranty will be at the expense of the member.
Long Term Elder Care
The Long Term Elder Care program aids and supports members with aging parents and
family members. Our qualified specialists help members with issues related to caring for an
older person. They help you make the right choices for your family.
•Elder Care Information and Referral Eldercare Specialists are available 24/7 to help with
elder care concerns. They can also help answer long-term care questions and find
•Members can save 1% to 35% at 5,500 providers when seeking home health agencies or
assisted living facilities.
•Access to our website that has skill sheets, condition research, caregiver advice, caregiver
tools, resource finder and member reports.
Long Term Elder Care Benefit is not available to residents of Vermont or Washington.
Complimentary Job Loss Protection
When jobs are lost, maintaining adequate health care benefits during a period of transition can
be exceptionally challenging financially.
We can help!
This benefit is complimentary to Members of the
BenefitAid Plan. This complimentary benefit provides for
payment of up to $500*/mo for a maximum of 6 months
directly to the member’s health care insurance carrier
(Including COBRA administrator) during involuntary
unemployment to assist in maintaining critical health care
(*based on monthly healthcare billing after any federal subsidy ,if applicable ,has been applied)
Up to 3 monthly payments will be paid during any one job loss and a maximum of 6
payments during BenefitAid membership.
Complimentary Job Loss
With Complimentary Job Loss Protection benefit
This complimentary member benefit is not assignable nor transferrable to another member. This Job Loss Protection Benefit will
only make payments directly to the primary BenefitAid member's health insurance company or administrator. This benefit only
covers health plans which meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act. This benefit will
only make payments for the Job Loss of the primary BenefitAid member for health insurance premiums billed in their name.
Under no circumstances will any funds be payable directly to the BenefitAid primary member or pay any amounts if they do not
have health insurance coverage billed in their name.
This Benefit DOES NOT waive any requirement to make health insurance payments when due. The BenefitAid primary member
is responsible for keeping their monthly health insurance payments current as well as continuing to make the payments as due
for the BenefitAid program. BenefitAid is not affiliated with the Insurer or Program Administrator of the Job loss Protection
Benefit. Please note that the benefits described above are subject to conditions, exclusions and restrictions not necessarily
included in this Summary. The program may be modified or cancelled with 30 days’ notice to BenefitAid.
The BenefitAid plan is NOT insurance.
The plan is not insurance coverage and does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act or
Massachusetts M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CMR 5.00.
This plan provides discounts at certain healthcare providers for medical services. This plan does not make payments directly to the
providers of medical services. The plan member is obligated to pay for all healthcare services but will receive a discount from those
healthcare providers who have contracted with the discount plan organization. This discount card program contains a 30 day
cancellation period. The range of discounts for medical or ancillary services provided under the plan will vary depending on the type of
provider and medical or ancillary service received. Member shall receive a full refund of membership fees, excluding registration fee, if
membership is cancelled within the first 30 days after the effective date. AR and TN residents: A refund of all fees will be issued if
membership is cancelled within the first 30 days. Discount Medical Plan Organization: New Benefits, Ltd., Attn: Compliance
Department, PO Box 671309 Dallas, TX 75367-1309, 800-800-7616. Website to obtain participating providers: MyMemberPortal.com.
With Complimentary Job Loss Protection benefit
Ed MacConnell
Total Benefit Solutions, Inc.

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