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Understanding the MEWA Renewal Process for Small Business

Posted July 21, 2023 by Steve Chrzanowski, Director, Group Retention & Sales Support

Much like your auto and homeowner’s insurance policies, health insurance plans also come up for annual renewal. Before signing on the dotted line, it’s important to review the coverage details to see what’s changed from the previous year.


Before you roll out your renewal options to your employees, take some time to review all your choices. Here are some things to consider:

  • SummaCare offers multiple plan strategies that don’t necessarily cost...

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SummaCare Offers Healthcare Coverage and Access Throughout NE Ohio

Posted April 14, 2023 by Steve Chrzanowski, Director, Group Retention & Sales Support

When looking at healthcare plans for your small business, you need to look at more than just the bottom line. While costs are one of the biggest factors when choosing a healthcare insurance plan, allowing employees a choice of facilities and providers should also be a top priority because using in-network providers and facilities minimizes their out-of-pocket costs. Since your employees likely live in different communities, selecting a plan that offers access to care anywhere...

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SummaCare's Commitment to the Community Can Benefit Your Business

Posted March 15, 2023 by Matt Baker, Director of Commercial Sales

As your regional insurance partner, SummaCare is proud to provide the personal attention and coordinated care our members deserve. Since our founding in 1993, we’ve grown regionally to meet the needs of individuals and employers of all sizes and resources. Our commitment to the community is showcased through our longstanding promise to be a collaborative partner that companies and members can turn to. That means we support local businesses, create partnerships, and...

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Why You Should Choose SummaCare for Your Company's Healthcare Needs

Posted February 16, 2023 by Steve Chrzanowski, Director, Group Retention & Sales Support

It’s no secret that healthcare needs aren’t one size fits all, so healthcare plans shouldn’t be either. What’s vital to one person may not be a priority for another. That’s why there are so many health insurance products available for employers to choose from. SummaCare has been in business in the Akron and surrounding communities for 30 years. We know that health insurance coverage can be a deciding factor for prospective employees which is why...

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How MEWAs Can Help Small Businesses Save on Medical Plans

Posted January 13, 2023 by Matt Baker, Director of Commercial Sales

Multiple Employee Welfare Arrangements or MEWAs provide small business owners with 50 employees or less an affordable way to offer group health insurance to their employees via a self-funded benefits plan. By grouping similar sized small businesses together and pooling their contributions (giving them better purchasing power), MEWAs help small companies compete for quality job candidates looking for robust medical benefits as part of their total compensation package.

A survey...

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