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PERMA Picks Benefit Express for Health Benefits Administration

The vendor's platform will administer benefits for health joint insurance funds.

Saddle Brook, N.J.-based PERMA, an operator of joint insurance funds for governmental entities and school districts in its home state, has selected Marlton, N.J.-based Benefit Express to administer the benefits for those funds.

Implementation of the My Benefit Express platform will begin in the first quarter and be complete by the end of the year.

"This partnership… [represents] a material investment in technology that will allow us to provide exceptional web-based services to our members and eliminate many of the manual processes," Joseph DiBella, EVP of PERMA, says in a statement. "Our Health JIFs and plan members will now enjoy things like online enrollment, secure access to their benefit elections, and self-service features similar to what they experience when they shop online at Plus, important benefit documents will be at their fingertips, day and night."

Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk ... View Full Bio

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