Employee Benefits Program

Protect Your People

Protect Your People

Manage the Financial Challenges

The benefits you offer your faculty and staff embody a promise.

They also rank amongst the most significant challenges facing CFOs today. A flat monthly premium does not mean you are controlling your costs. At EIIA, we help you deliver on your promise while managing and minimizing your financial and administrative burdens.

CIGNA Machine Readable Files (MRF)

The link below leads to the CIGNA machine-readable files (MRFs) that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The MRFs are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data. Use the link below to access the CIGNA MRFs: https://www.cigna.com/legal/compliance/machine-readable-files

  • Tailored Solutions

    Enjoy the flexibility of customizing your benefits package. The Employee Benefits Team can help you put together a program that fits your institution’s culture and balances employee needs and expectations, your administrative preferences, budget, and long-term objectives.

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    EIIA is a strong partner, providing excellent support for our benefit programs, and benchmark data to help inform our university's decisions about our benefit plans.

    Cindy Lotz

    Director of Human Resources - Illinois Wesleyan University

Sophisticated Service

Member Institution’s HR staff receive both on-campus and telephonic benefit administration support from the EIIA Benefits Team. State-of-the-art modeling tools provide data to develop financial projections, contribution strategies, strategic planning and more. Our commitment includes meetings with benefit committees, leadership teams, town hall and open enrollment forums and participation in benefit fairs.

  • Innovative Funding Strategies

    Access to the Higher Education Benefit Trust, Member-owned captive insurance companies, and state-of-the-art actuarial resources provide you with sustainable, cost-effective funding strategies.

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    The EB team has been helpful in some very challenging conversations over the last couple years about industry changes and best practices.

    Matt Bierman

    Vice President, Finance & Administration - Illinois Wesleyan University

Employee Benefits Program Offerings

  • Accident and Critical Illness
  • Business Travel Accident
  • Dental
  • Disability
  • Health
  • Life
  • Retiree Health
  • Spending Accounts (FSA, HSA, & HRA)
  • Vision
  • Wellness Programs

Interested in a consultative approach with a long-term strategic plan?