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About Our Agency

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Jane Ahrens 

Upstate New York business owner and entrepreneur, Jane Ahrens, partners with upstate New York businesses to help them secure benefits with good value for both the employer and employee.

With a 25-year background in public school teaching, Jane uses this experience to clearly explain health care and Medicare information to her customers.

Jane serves the broader community through many organizations, including the National Association of Health Underwriters Western New York chapter, and as a board member of the Spencerport Chamber of Commerce.

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: NY, FL, PA, SC, NC, AZ, MI, OH, VA
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
    Certified Healthcare Reform and Affordable Care Act Professional, NY
    MS in Health Education
 

 

Tina Scahill

Tina joined the Ahrens Benefits Company in 2015. With her background in teaching, Tina clearly educates her clients about the complexities of the ever-changing healthcare arena. Tina serves the community through her membership in the National Association of Health Underwriters Western NY Chapter, and is a member of the Board of the Gates-Chili Chamber of Commerce.

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: NY
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP)
    Certified Healthcare Reform and Affordable Care Act Professional, NY
    MS in Education
 

 

Carrie Wood

Carrie has worked in the health insurance industry as a group administrator for the last 15 years. In addition to working with small employer groups, Carrie recently began working with Medicare clients as well. Carrie knows how to get the answers that often frustrate business owners who do not have the time to spend time on the phone with the insurance companies.

Carrie serves the broader community through her membership with the National Association of Health Underwriters Western New York Chapter.

Education & Credentials

    Licensed Health, Life, Accident Broker: NY
    Medicare Certification, America’s Health Insurance Plans
    BA’s in History and Social Studies
 

Strategic Partners to Businesses and Organizations

As an established broker serving businesses and non-profit organizations, the Ahrens Benefits Company specializes in benefits programs and a wide range of healthcare-related options.

To maximize our overall value to businesses and individuals, we offer a variety of services free of charge:

  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance reviews
  • HR Compliance Review to ensure compliance with local, state and federal requirements
  • Employee Benefits Survey to understand employee needs so you can implement better policies and improve retention
  • Lunch and Learn to educate employees about their benefits package
  • Onsite help with enrollment
  • Corporate Retirement and Executive Benefit Audit to uncover key features that can add value and reduce expenses
  • Back office support including, but not limited to, contacting the insurance company on the employer’s behalf to solve issues

The Ahrens Benefits Company specializes in helping small business owners with 2-100 employees, individuals and families who need help in selecting a health insurance plan (the Affordable Care Act), and those who are Medicare eligible. The Ahrens Benefits Company is a NYS certified exchange broker, and can help groups and individuals enroll in plans both on and off the exchange.

Providing Trusted Guidance in Uncertain Times

We believe in caring for others as we do our own. The need for a trusted partner who consistently monitors conditions and practices open, proactive communication has never been greater. We listen intently to understand your situation and your unique challenges, and we explain your options clearly, without industry jargon. With the Ahrens Benefits Company you get straightforward, unbiased guidance. That’s the way we do business.