Approved Vendors

Workers' Compensation

Gallagher Lewis Insurance Brokers brings over three decades of experience to support LeadingAge California member sin finding affordable workers' compensation insurance. Their over 30 years of specialized expertise enables them to provide workers' comp insurance to members, even in highly volatile and unstable markets, and their understanding of the cyclical nature of the market has been invaluable to LeadingAge California members.

Every day, our clients face massive challenges across a range of issues. Gallagher's advisors understand your business and how hard you work to deliver on your promises. They're your global partner in achieving your goals. And that only begins to describe the shared values, corporate culture and passion for excellence that describe the Gallagher Way of doing business. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - the only insurance broker on the Ethisphere Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

 Key Features and Benefits:

• Coverage is available to accounts with adverse loss histories
• Loss control seminars and other in-service programs
• Professional claims handling assistance
• Cost control management

Call 800-745-3947 or email Jim Smallwood: jim_smallwood@ajg.com
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insurance Brokers of California, Inc. License #0726293



GuardianComp Non-Profit Self Insurance


GuardianComp is a workers’ comp self insurance group available through Lewis and Associates. Since its inception in 2003, LeadingAge California member communities participating in the program have saved over $14 million.

Every day, our clients face massive challenges across a range of issues. Gallagher's advisors understand your business and how hard you work to deliver on your promises. They're your global partner in achieving your goals. And that only begins to describe the shared values, corporate culture and passion for excellence that describe the Gallagher Way of doing business. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - the only insurnace broker on the Ethisphere Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

Key Features and Benefits:
• Average savings of 25% - 30% when compared with State Compensation Insurance Fund
• Available to non-profit licensed facilities
• Stringent, comprehensive industry-specific claims handling, loss control and risk management
• Professional claims handling assistance
• Wholly-owned and controlled by its members

Call 800-745-3947 or email Jim Smallwood: jim_smallwood@ajg.com
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insurance Brokers of California, Inc. License #0726293

Liability


The California Affinity Group is a self insurance group that allows Affinity Group members to purchase general and professional liability policies through Gallagher Lewis. This newly available program has the potential to save participating LeadingAge California members up to 50% on liability insurance premiums.

Every day, our clients face massive challenges across a range of issues. Gallagher's advisors understand your business and how hard you work to deliver on your promises. They're your global partner in achieving your goals. And that only begins to describe the shared values, corporate culture and passion for excellence that describe the Gallagher Way of doing business. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - the only insurnace broker on the Ethisphere Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

Key Features and Benefits:
• Potential to reduce liability premiums up to 50%
• No up front capital contribution required
• Available only to LeadingAge California members
• Wholly owned and controlled by Affinity Group members
• Free one-hour consultation available


Call 800-745-3947 or email Jim Smallwood: jim_smallwood@ajg.com
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insurance Brokers of California, Inc. License #0726293

Property/Casualty



Liability loss experience in the eldercare field continues to be high. This, along with a trend in suing retirement homes has led to skyrocketing premiums and fewer carriers offering insurance. Under such adverse conditions, having a broker who knows your business is an advantage. Gallagher Lewis has more than 30 years experience and a highly specialized staff. (It is recommended that you review your insurance 4-6 months prior to the renewal date.)

Every day, our clients face massive challenges across a range of issues. Gallagher's advisors understand your business and how hard you work to deliver on your promises. They're your global partner in achieving your goals. And that only begins to describe the shared values, corporate culture and passion for excellence that describe the Gallagher Way of doing business. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - the only insurnace broker on the Ethisphere Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

Key Features and Benefits:
• Superior underwriting knowledge and relationships
• Loss control seminars and other in-service programs
• Professional claims handling
• Cost control management, including claim control and loss prevention

Call 800-745-3947 or email Jim Smallwood: jim_smallwood@ajg.com
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insurance Brokers of California, Inc. License #0726293

Employee Benefits


Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions 

Ascension Benefits & Insurance Solutions is a highly regarded employee benefits and human resource consulting firm.  They specialize in working with non-profits to provide competitive benefits to their employees. Ascension is known for their exemplary customer service and ability to work aggressively to find the best programs for their clients. LeadingAge California members will benefit from a full suite of benefits consulting services at highly discounted pricing.
 
Key Features & Benefits:
• Flat rate fees at substantially discounted prices for LeadingAge California members
• Association plans and programs with competitive pricing
• Full service benefits and human resource consulting
• Non-profit specialty and experience with senior living providers
• Benefits packages to retain quality employees
• Consolidated billing and eligibility reconciliation to save time and streamline accounting
• Established wellness programs with proven results
• Employer compliance and health care reform expertise

Additional Resources

Learn more about Ascension
LeadingAge Case Studies
 


Contact: Tuan Nguyen by calling 925-937-8787 or tnguyen@ascensionins.com

 

Group Purchasing



Value First
Value First is a group purchasing organization owned by LeadingAge California, LeadingAge, and 24 other state associations. Powered by MedAssets, Value First is designed to combine the purchasing power of senior living communities and LeadingAge members across the country, Value First is a free service and will provide members with discounted purchasing on the products and services members use each day. 

Contact: Kellie Thoen: kthoen@valuefirstonline.com or Trish Korsgren: tkorsgren@valuefirstonline.com

Residents' Personal Property 


The GuardianHome residents’ personal property insurance plan is a unique program designed to provide quality, low cost protection for residents in a retirement home setting. The plan covers loss of personal property, as well as personal liability. There are over 5,000 participants.

Every day, our clients face massive challenges across a range of issues. Gallagher's advisors understand your business and how hard you work to deliver on your promises. They're your global partner in achieving your goals. And that only begins to describe the shared values, corporate culture and passion for excellence that describe the Gallagher Way of doing business. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. - the only insurnace broker on the Ethisphere Institute's list of the World's Most Ethical Companies.

Key Features and Benefits:
• Low cost coverage
• Available only to LeadingAge California member residents
• The plan is offered on a group basis. Administrative savings are passed on to the residents through lower, more stable rates. Comprehensive personal liability up to $100,000 per occurrence
• Covers replacement cost.

Contact: Diane Dadds, Account Manager: 800-745-3947 or diane_dadds@ajg.com
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insurance Brokers of California, Inc. License #0726293

CNA Employee Benefit

Group Discount on National Association of Health Assistants Membership
LeadingAge California and the National Association of Health Care Assistants (NAHCA) have established a collaborative partnership. For a $500.00 Annual Membership fee, each CNA/Caregiver at your communitiy receives:

Key Features and Benefits:
• Prescription discount program at 56,000 NAHCA approved pharmacies
• My Caregiver magazine subscription
• Membership Card
• Lapel Pin
• Free usage of the Members Resource Center
• Member access to add on education and benefit programs
• Uniform discount program
• PEP Talks (12 Annually)
• Member discounts for workshops and annual conventions both state and national
• Wall poster

To learn more or to sign up for membership, download the following documents. Or visit www.nahcacares.org for additional information.

NAHCA Executive Summary

NAHCA Membership Application