Investing & Connecting through the Chamber is how you get the most value out of Chamber membership. The Chamber is constantly striving to meet the needs of businesses in our community and our goal is to help you succeed. The Chamber in partnership with the City of Fostoria, Fostoria Economic Development and Downtown Development and Tourism, strive to position the City of Fostoria for economic growth and expansion. Membership in the Chamber not only helps support community wide strategic initiatives, it also provides you with a return on your investment through cost saving programs, keeps you informed on important, ever-changing issues and trends within our community and beyond, increases your visibility, creates networking opportunities, acts as a legislative voice for business, provides referrals and lends credibility to your business.
Core Strategic Goals
We know your priority is to make the most of your health benefit dollars, especially during a time of rapidly increasing costs. That’s why we’ve made it our business to offer your business a wide portfolio of affordable plan options. To receive more information on these plans or a quote contact one of our Chamber member brokers listed at the bottom of this page.
Click here to watch a video about plans available to you through our membership in NOACC.
Group Health Insurance – Chamber Saver Program
Traditional ACA Plan
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. Business must be a NOACC Chamber Member.
SOCA Benefit Plan (MEWA)- Self-Funded Pool
This self-funded medical offering, the SOCA Benefit Plan, is a multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA). MEWAs enable smaller employers to join together to share in the overall claims risk.
By being part of a larger, self-funded pool, employers have financial protection backed by Anthem’s stop loss coverage.
In addition to financial protection, this innovative alternative offers:
– Competitive rates
– Fixed & predictable monthly payments
– Variety of plan designs
– Anthem’s broad Blue Access PPO Network and Essential Rx Formulary
– Coverage for claims run-out / terminal liability coverage.
First Insurance Group
UIS Insurance & Investments
Hitchings Insurance Agency
State Farm Insurance
Nationwide Insurance-Chris Schiefer
When it comes to Workers’ Comp or MCO’s, we have you covered. Through the Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce’s membership in multiple benefit alliances we are able to offer you choices that can save you $$.
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.
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.
CompManagement is a workers’ compensation program administrator and represents nearly 30,000 Ohio employers in virtually every industry classification from large corporations to small family-owned businesses.
Through the expertise of CompManagement’s colleagues, your policy is reviewed to determine the programs that may garner the most savings while keeping in mind you organization’s risk tolerance. Enrollment for participating in alternative rating/premium discount programs occurs annually. Ensure eligibility requirements and enrollment deadlines by contacting CompManagement today. Your direct local contact for this program is Kelly Lowry, Client Services Manager – OH at (419) 295-2305 or email