MEMBER COST SAVINGS BENEFITS
HRCC has partnered with the Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce (NOACC) to ensure the best value in benefits for our members. NOACC is a regional partnership of over 120 community-based chambers of commerce in northern Ohio dedicated to helping chambers deliver competitive and cost-saving benefits and services for almost 30,000 member businesses. HRCC members can use any of the NOACC benefits below by contacting the providers directly.
Group Health Insurance – Chamber Saver Program
Full range of health insurance plans with cost savings usually reserved for larger companies. Businesses also get access to a large network of quality providers through Anthem, an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Premium savings of up to 1.4% on groups from 2-50 employees. Groups from 51-500 may be eligible for a 1% premium savings. www.844medohio.com
Group Health Insurance – SOCA Benefit Plan (MEWA)
Chambers of Commerce throughout Ohio have banded together to offer a new self-funded medical plan for small employers. The Northern Ohio Area Chambers of Commerce (NOACC), Central Ohio Chambers of Commerce, Southern Ohio Chamber Alliance (SOCA), Dayton Area Chamber, and the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber have collaborated to create a new health program that can lead to more rate stability and is a smart solution that offers potential savings for groups with 50 or fewer employees. www.844medohio.com
Chamber Energy Program
Community Energy Advisors (CEA) is a Public Utilities Commission of Ohio certified energy management firm that educates and empowers organizations of all sizes to maximize the economics of their energy assets. Through the Chamber Energy Program, CEA provides Chamber members with Education, Savings, and Protection on both regulated and deregulated energy expenses. With a credible partner looking out for your bottom-line, members enjoy peace of mind and budget-ability when it comes to your utility costs.
If you would like to obtain a free quote to see how much you can save on your electricity and natural gas, simply choose one of the following options.
For more information visit ceateam.com/chamber
Chamber Payments/Billing & Payroll/HR Programs
Helping businesses prosper through innovative solutions, advocacy, and unmatched service is Heartland’s mission. Never veering from our convictions, Heartland has led the industry in transparency, integrity, and security. Today, Heartland delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing, payroll, and payment solutions to more than 300,000 businesses and educational institutions nationwide. www.heartland.us
Managed Care Organization (MCO)
Workers’ Compensation is a major cost of doing business. Lost-time claims can increase premiums if not handled properly. It is the MCO’s job to make sure injured workers receive care and return to work safely and promptly. NOACC Chambers and their business members will be able to choose HMS (Health Management Solutions) and be assured that they can rely on their MCO to protect their workers and their bottom line. www.hmssolutions.com
Workers’ Compensation Group Rating Programs
By joining a Workers’ Comp Group Rating program businesses up to 500 employees can achieve rate reductions on Ohio BWC premiums up to the maximum discount allowed. With offices in Cleveland and Toledo, PPS TPA Services is locally owned and operated in Northern Ohio. We promise to meet with you at your business or Chamber offices! Contact us for a Free, No Obligation Assessment of the best cost reduction programs for your company. www.paramountpreferredsolutions.com
NOACC Chamber Shipping Program
Chamber members can achieve substantial shipping discounts with FedEx®, as well as significant savings on freight shipments—with the opportunity for NOACC affiliated Chambers to earn non-dues revenue. Savings from 5-27% on small package ground, next day air, or up to 70% savings on large pallet shipments. www.PartnerShip.com/89NOACC
For questions or for more information about these programs, contact Karen Schaefer, Executive Director of HRCC at or 216-397-7322.