BenefitSource, the source for better benefits.
BenefitSource was established in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 1995. Founder and owner, Lawrence A. Jehle, continues to manage all aspects of the company. Headquartered in Albuquerque, BenefitSource offers benefits and value added programs to groups throughout New Mexico and surrounding states.
BenefitSource has established many strategic partnerships with insurance companies and health care organizations throughout the country to bring competitive insurance and membership based products to New Mexico. Many of these products are available for individuals, families and groups of all sizes. These products enable individuals and families to save on their out of pocket expenses and employer groups can enhance their employee benefit package and attract top notch employees.
Dental Plans: Sandia Plan, a membership referral plan is offered to individuals or through an employer group for a monthly membership fee. Members pay low, pre-set fees for dental procedures based on a fee schedule pre-negotiated with more than 1,600 dental offices throughout New Mexico. This plan is ideal for students, professionals, retirees and self-employed.
Dental Indemnity and PPO Plans: these plans are available to groups with as few as 2 employees. Plan designs vary, based on the needs of the employer group. Most are PPO based plans with a broad network of participating providers nationwide. We are committed to making dental coverage hassle free and affordable.
Medical Gap Insurance: this plan provides supplemental benefits for an employer group’s medical insurance or managed care plan. It allows employers to increase deductibles and coinsurance on the medical plan, and still provide a competitive benefit package by keeping the employee’s out of pocket expenses manageable.
Vision Plans: the vision plans provide benefits for eye exams and many vision correction options including eye glasses, frames, contact lenses and Lasik vision correction surgery.
Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability Insurance: BenefitSource offers a variety of life insurance plans for groups as few as 2 employees. these plans are very flexible and are available on a voluntary or contributory basis.
Value Added Benefit Package: Value added benefits include supplemental Vision and Hearing programs; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; and Wellness and Senior Services.
The value added benefit program provides significant savings for eye exams and eye correction appliances such as contact lenses and eye glasses. In addition, there are significant savings offered for vision correction surgical procedures (outside of what is provided by Medicare). There are also savings to be enjoyed for hearing aid hardware.
Many people obtain relief from or management of pain through alternative medical practices, such as the application of acupuncture, through chiropractic care and massage therapy, and through naprapathic medicine. Our Value Added Benefit program provides for significant discounts when obtaining these alternative medical services from our contracted providers.
For those interested in weight management and physical fitness, the Value Added Benefit program provides savings at various fitness facilities. Discounts for the highly successful Jenny Craig Weight Management program is also available for members.
The number one goal for seniors today is to remain at home for as long as possible For those who need special non-medical in-home care, such as seniors that are homebound, our Value Added Benefit program includes discounts for non-medical home health care, and discounts for Meals-on-Wheels, which provides home delivery of meals. These services are also available for family members who are caring for their elderly parents as well.
Discounted ticket prices for Albuquerque Isotopes Baseball games is an added bonus of this program.
Our Commitment to the Community
New Mexico Amigos: Larry Jehle is an active member of the New Mexico Amigos. The New Mexico Amigos is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization that is designed to be Goodwill Ambassadors for the State of New Mexico. Members are distinguished New Mexico civic, business, professional and industrial leaders that devote time and resources to the further development of the State of New Mexico.
New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange: This will serve as the health insurance exchange, as required by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Larry Jehle served as a small business representative to this Board. This organization has been replaced with the New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange and Larry is now a past member of the Board.
Meals on Wheels: Larry has served as a Board Member, now past-President, for Meals on Wheels. This organization provides nutritious and balanced meals to people in the community that are home bound and are otherwise in need of this service.
LifeQuest: Larry serves as a Board Member and former officer for LifeQuest. This is an organization which ministers and mentors adjudicated youth of the juvenile justice system.
University of New Mexico: Both principals of BenefitSource have remained active with and supportive of the University of New Mexico athletic program for more than 25 years. Larry is an active member of the Lobo Club.