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Empyrean Benefit Solutions Adds ARAG® as an Integrated Insurance Provider within Empyrean’s Benefits Administration System

Empyrean integrates ARAG’s legal services into its technology platform to allow Empyrean customers seamless access to legal insurance options.

HOUSTON, TEXAS – May 17, 2016 – Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc., the Hi-Touch HR Benefits Administration company, announced today that ARAG, a leader in legal insurance, is now available on the Empyrean Platform, a leading and configurable technology platform for benefits administration. This integration will give Empyrean’s clients ready-access to ARAG legal insurance – which in addition to legal insurance includes Identity Theft Protection, financial planning, and caregiving services. The ARAG addition continues to expand the number of voluntary benefit options available to Empyrean clients.

“We’re proud to work with a long-serving and established company like ARAG,” said Tiffaney Perhala, Director, Channel Sales at Empyrean. “Providing more options to employees and clients grows the value of what both of our companies deliver – in terms of expanded options, potential cost savings, and seamlessly integrated operations and technology.”

For more than 80 years, ARAG has helped individuals and their families when something in life turns into a legal issue – like a dispute with a contractor, a traffic ticket or the need for estate planning. Members have access to a nationwide network of more than 11,000 attorneys who can advise and represent members on legal problems and review or prepare documents.

“Joining Empyrean allows ARAG to reach even more consumers and provide affordable legal services to all,” said Dennis Healy, ARAG Chief Sales Officer. “We are excited to help brokers and their clients reduce stress and absenteeism in the workplace by empowering employees to solve their legal issues.”

About Empyrean
Empyrean Benefit Solutions is one of the fastest-growing providers of technology and services for managing employee health benefits programs. Empyrean provides enrollment, eligibility management, ACA reporting and other plan administration services to employers, insurance brokers, and healthcare exchanges. Unlike other providers, Empyrean combines the industry’s most client-adaptive and configurable benefits technology platform with expert, responsive service to deliver Hi-Touch Benefits Administration.

About ARAG
ARAG® ( is a leader in legal insurance. It provides people with affordable and reliable legal counsel for everyday life matters. The company has an international premium base of more than $2 billion and protects 15.5 million individuals and their families – worldwide. They offer the freedom and control to embrace life’s opportunities.

ARAG’s North American headquarters are based in Des Moines, Iowa. They’ve earned the prestigious Center of Excellence Award for nine consecutive years (2007-2015) and have been named a Top 100 Call Center by BenchMark Portal for six consecutive years (2011-2016), continuing their track record of industry-leading customer service. ARAG team members voted ARAG a Best Place to Work in Insurance (2009-2014).

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Media Contacts

Empyrean Contact:
Michael Robinson, VP Marketing, (832) 730-7989

ARAG Media Contact:
Jen Harken, ARAG Corporate Communications Manager, (515) 237-0271


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