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Paychex PEO Offers UnitedHealthcare’s Health Benefits in 11 States

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Paychex, Inc., a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses, through Paychex PEO, is offering health benefits plans from UnitedHealthcare to its PEO employees in 11 states.

Paychex PEO employees whose worksite employers are located in Arizona, Northern California, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oregon, and Washington can now select from a variety of plan designs through UnitedHealthcare including traditional medical plans and consumer-driven benefits plans.

“Paychex is incredibly proud to work with UnitedHealthcare as a provider in these select states,” said Kevin Hill, vice president of insurance and human resource services at Paychex. “Offering health benefits from an insurer that contracts with more than 800,000 physicians and other health care professionals nationwide is a great advantage to Paychex PEO clients, providing them the ability to provide a first-rate benefits package to attract and retain top talent.”

“UnitedHealthcare is grateful for the opportunity to offer Paychex’s co-employees access to UnitedHealthcare’s suite of products and services,” said Ray Batchelor, national vice president of PEO sales at UnitedHealthcare. “With Paychex’s stellar reputation in providing vital services to employers across the nation, we look forward to further enhancing our presence in key markets across the United States.”

“The introduction of a carrier as highly regarded as UnitedHealthcare in these states will benefit any business that has been looking for a fully integrated solution to address its payroll, human resources, retirement, and employee benefit needs,” added Lonny Ostrander, vice president of human resource services sales at Paychex.

Paychex PEO enables businesses to cost-effectively outsource the management of HR, employee benefits, payroll, and workers’ compensation, while helping them stay up-to-date with changing government regulations and health care reform complexities.

About Paychex

Paychex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX) is a leading provider of payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. The company offers comprehensive payroll services, including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, and employee pay services, including direct deposit, check signing, and Readychex(R). Human resource services include 401(k) plan recordkeeping, section 125 plans, a professional employer organization, time and attendance solutions, and other administrative services for business. A variety of business insurance products, including group health and workers’ compensation, are made available through Paychex Insurance Agency, Inc. Paychex was founded in 1971. With headquarters in Rochester, New York, the company has more than 100 offices and serves approximately 580,000 payroll clients as of May 31, 2014. For more information about Paychex and our products, visit

Note: Professional employer organization (PEO) services are sold and provided by Paychex Business Solutions, Inc. (PBS) and its affiliates, which are registered and licensed to sell and provide PEO services, including in Florida. PBS FL license numbers are Paychex Business Solutions, Inc., GL7, PBS of Central Florida, Inc., GM14, PBS of America, Inc., GM46, Paychex PEO I, Inc., GM455, and Paychex PEO II, Inc. GM456.

About UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with 800,000 physicians and other health care professionals and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 45 million people in health benefits and is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH) , a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company.

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