Products & Service Partners

Knowing the best products and services for our members is our priority. We thoroughly evaluate all products and services and approve based on:

nla products & service partners Needs identified by the participating groups

Vision and strategy of the NLA to develop innovative services

Commitment of resources to common objectives

Willingness to develop a working relationship

Recognition of opportunities and commitment to working with coalitions

Agreement to negotiation and implementation of formal agreement which includes monitoring performance

Willingness to provide transparency and access to information for audits

We are always looking for new products and services to recommend to our members. Contact us today to begin the process of being one of our first-class partner organizations.


Absolute Solutions (Endorsed)

Radiology Benefit Management is a system set up to better manage the cost and service of highly utilized and expensive procedures such as MRI, CT, PET Scans and other diagnostic tests.  This program is unique in that it expands benefits and lowers cost for the insured through $0 co-pays.  It also greatly reduces overall costs for the Funds through lower contracted network rates.Savings can exceed 50% off billed.


BridgeHealth/Transcarent (Endorsed)

Domestic medical tourism. BridgeHealth is a leader in contracting with providers for bundled case rates that include the various surgery charges (provider, surgical facility, pre/post testing, etc.) in a single discounted price. They also perform second opinion analysis and arrange travel for the patient and a companion. Total savings average 50% on surgical procedures. Savings range $2000 to $50,000.


Cutler Investment Group – Asset Management (Endorsed)

Fiduciary asset manager and Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) offering diversified, cost efficient, and liquid investment portfolios designed for NLA member Coalitions, self-insured health plans, and Taft-Hartley health and welfare trusts. Significant savings for smaller funds.  Click for additional information.


EPIC Hearing Healthcare (Endorsed)

Hearing loss can happen at any age, and treating it early can help improve your overall well-being. EPIC Hearing Healthcare provides access to more than 7,000 hearing providers nationwide, along with a wide selection of custom-programmed hearing aids. Savings of up to 50% off standard industry prices. To learn more, call 1-866-956-5400, TTY 711 (8 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT, Monday through Friday) or visit EPICHearing.com.


EyeMed (Endorsed)

America’s fastest growing vision benefits company, part of the world’s largest company solely focused on the vision industry. With EyeMed, we can save members an average of 71% versus retail costs of vision services. That means your members can receive great services at trusted providers without breaking the bank. Average savings 70% off retail.


The NLA Advantage Medical Stop-Loss Product (Endorsed)

The NLA Advantage Stop-Loss product provides individual Funds with medical stop-loss insurance while leveraging their combined purchasing power. The program allows each Fund to benefit in the success of a larger pool, while still being underwritten based on their individual experience and needs.

Proactive claim containment capabilities from HCC Life (A++) and Knight International, both leaders in self-funded risk, help protect each Fund’s bottom line.

Unique features include up front discounts, early lock in, and the potential for premium holidays.

With over thirty Funds and $10 million in premiums, the NLA Advantage Medical Stop-Loss product meets the goals of transparency, competitive rates, high quality coverage, and supportive administrative services. Savings range 10-20%.

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National Vision Administrators, LLC (NVA) (Endorsed)

Since 1979, NVA has offered cost-effective, customizable, high-quality, vision benefit programs to Union Health and Welfare Funds. NVA is an independent US-based company with no outsourced services and an AFSCME-represented workforce. NVA members have access to a network of nearly 100,000 vision care access points in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
Endorsement Press Release January 2021


Optum Healthcare Credit Balance Resolution Service (Endorsed)

A credit balance and payment integrity solution specifically designed for NLA Members. Optum locates previously unknown credit balances on the books with hospitals and other healthcare providers and files for payment to your plan. The service is paid on a contingency, you only pay if they find money for your fund. Savings range dependent on health facility usage. Many funds have recovered $100,000+.


Renalogic (Recommended)

Dialysis and chronic kidney disease management. Repricing of dialysis services based on court approved methodology. Management of at-risk patients. Charged only on participating members/patients.


Teladoc Health and Livongo (Endorsed)

NLA designed telemedicine program “The Best Value and Price for Labor”. The global virtual care leader has partnered with the NLA offering a comprehensive virtual care solution spanning telehealth, expert medical and licensed platform services.

Now with the added strength of Livongo and their diabetes, high blood pressure and mental health solutions. Keep your members healthy!

Partnership Press Release October 2020


Willis Towers Watson Retiree Health Solutions (Endorsed)

For over a decade, Willis Towers Watson’s Medicare Marketplace has partnered with multi-employer funds and unions to dramatically reduce retiree health care costs while providing comprehensive retiree coverage for individuals who are faced with choosing a medical plan upon their retirement. Significant savings and expert advice available for Union Members.