MBA’s Discounted Ancillary Benefit Programs Provide Extra Value and Savings


With the continued rising cost of group health insurance premiums for employers, the Manufacturer & Business Association (MBA) is committed to finding ways to help our members with their benefit costs. Thanks to our long-term partnerships with industry-leading carriers, such as Delta Dental, Hartford, Eastern Alliance and VBA Insurance, MBA members have exclusive access to premium benefit plans at highly competitive rates.

VBA Vision Insurance

Extremely competitive rates (starts at just $3.48 per month) and great plans that are easy to use. Groups must have at least two participants. This benefit can be employer or employee paid with no contribution requirements on the employer’s part. There are no additional billing fees or administrative costs.

Delta Dental

Provides exclusive plans and discounted rates available to groups as small as two. Delta is the No. 1 provider of dental benefits in the United States with a large national network. There are no waiting periods for coverage or treatment. Six plans available including one that covers adult orthodontics.

Hartford Life, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

Provides exclusive rates for MBA members and is available to groups as small as two. These plans require no medical underwriting and have no waiting periods. They also include many value-added services such as preparing a will at no cost.

Eastern Alliance Workers’ Compensation

MBA members have access to workers’ compensation insurance through our partner Eastern Alliance Insurance Group (EAIG), which provides the opportunity for stable rates and competitive pricing. This program offers the potential of a group policyholder dividend for all participants, including small groups.


Through our partner, MPC Insurance, MBA members have experts available to help with navigating Medicare for your eligible employees — provided at no cost to MBA members.


As part of the MBA’s partnership with Workpartners, MBA members get an exclusive 10-percent discount off Workpartners’ employee assistance program (EAP) services, which are confidential for employees and members of their household.

Be sure to ask your broker about these great products available through the Manufacturer & Business Association or contact the MBA at 814/833-3200 or 800/815-2660.