(Honolulu, Hawaii, October 2, 2019) — The Hawaii Food Industry Association (HFIA) today announced it has partnered with Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA) to be the exclusive Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Association Health Plan offering for HFIA members. Through this partnership, HFIA members throughout the state can take advantage of preferred pricing with HMAA, making healthcare more affordable for businesses and employees alike.

Following the announcement to members yesterday, HFIA Executive Director Lauren Zirbel said, “The flexibility in plan options with HMAA is a great feature that we are delighted to offer our members, who will now be able to offer their employees and families comprehensive health insurance and proactive wellness solutions while controlling costs.”

HMAA’s Executive Chairman John Henry Felix said, “We are honored to be chosen as HFIA’s exclusive partner to offer a wide array of healthcare benefits and savings normally associated with large corporations. With our benefit-rich and low-cost plans, HMAA offers great options for a healthier future.”

HMAA has an extensive provider network that is second to none, and all its plans cover traditional medical care as well as comprehensive alternative care, including chiropractic, naturopathic and acupuncture. They also provide ancillary benefits and a number of unique wellness and prevention programs such as worksite biometric screenings, incentives for expectant mothers, and 24/7 telemedicine access to physicians.

About the Hawaii Food Industry Association
Established in 1972, the Hawaii Food Industry Association (HFIA) is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) trade
association that actively promotes the interests of Hawaii’s food and beverage retailers and suppliers through government relations, advocacy, member education, and industry and community relations. www.hawaiifood.com

About HMAA
Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA) has been among the local health insurance companies most trusted by small, midsized and large employers for more than 30 years. More than just a health plan, HMAA serves thousands of employers and their members by providing value-added products and superior customer service. www.hmaa.com

To learn more, contact HMAA at (808) 791-7616 or sales@hmaa.com.