Group Benefit Services, Inc.

AM Best Grants Group Benefit Services, Inc. of Springfield, MO the Designation of “Expert Insurance Service Provider”

Springfield, MO, December 04, 2007 --( Group Benefit Services today announced that AM Best, a worldwide insurance-rating and information agency with more than 100 years of history, grants Group Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS) the designation of “Expert Insurance Service Provider”. This year marks the third year in a row that GBS has maintained this designation from AM Best.

Group Benefit Services, Inc. is an employee benefits technology corporation headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. GBS provides a wide variety of claims services and offers a full array of insurance products, and consulting services. GBS beginnings date back to 1990.

Group Benefit Services, Inc. is a privately held corporation and has clients located throughout the 48 contiguous states. GBS provides services to some Fortune 500 companies as well as a large base of municipalities.

Their company has a firm belief that quality products and dedicated customer service is why GBS maintains such a high persistency ratio with its customers. The company employs a unique claims process known as "dedicated claims service". This approach puts the plan members in direct contact with the claims examiner that processes that firms claims. While many organizations in the industry have done away with this method and have migrated to call centers because of the increased cost, GBS believes that the "dedicated claims service" is what built the company and it is this unique approach that will continue to be the mainstay of how they operate.

The company's mission statement is:

"To provide quality, caring customer service, exceeding the customers expectation of a professional technology benefits firm, with emphasis on accuracy and cost effectiveness."

GBS program offering categories:

*Third Party Administration Services
*TPA Claims Outsourcing
*Claim Repricing Services
*Complete Project Based Programs
*Consulting Services
*Expert Witness Services

For more information about Group Benefit Services, Inc. and how its unique approach can aid your firms goals, you can go to our marketing website or send them an e-mail to

Group Benefit Services, Inc.
James M. Deren
Paul Blake