Business owners in New York* should get excited, as AlphaStaff, a national human resources outsourcing company, has chosen Empire BlueCross BlueShield for AlphaStaff’s master medical benefits plans. With several New York-based business owners already receiving coverage through AlphaStaff and Empire’s strong support, these well-defined employee benefits are an ideal solution for employers.

“We have seen great success through our relationship with Empire, but it is time to really show small to medium sized businesses in New York how special this plan really is,” said Kyle R. Kelly, CEO of AlphaStaff. “The Empire medical plan coverage easily meets the needs of clients within the state*, offering them top notch benefits that they would not have access to outside of a professional employment organization (PEO) business model similar to AlphaStaff’s. These types of employee benefits solutions truly do make a positive impact within their organization, assisting in everything from retention to ACA compliance.”spotlight-on

The offering, in summary, consists of a variety of Empire medical plans, accompanied by MetLife supplemental products (dental, vision, life, disability and worksite voluntary). Through AlphaStaff and Empire’s products, New York business owners can have access to fully insured benefits (provided by Empire), a custom online enrollment portal, a strong network of physicians, the 24 Hour Nurse Line, and the BlueCard Worldwide program. Paired with these offerings is AlphaStaff’s benefits implementation team, a group of dedicated employees supporting clients with continual guidance and easy administration.

“In today’s environment, many employers are exploring health care benefits options that satisfy their unique needs. These employers view PEOs, in addition to their supporting HR capabilities, as viable solutions to meet business objectives,” said Thomas Soumakis, Director of Downstate Commercial Sales, Empire BlueCross BlueShield. “Empire’s valued relationship with Alphastaff is focused on providing solutions that meet specific needs of employers.”

Brokers and business owners alike can contact AlphaStaff’s Market Development department at marketdevelopment@alphastaff.comto learn more about AlphaStaff’s relationship with Empire BlueCross BlueShield.

About AlphaStaff

AlphaStaff, founded in 1997, has supported more than 100,000 worksite employees in 49 states. The company is a leading HR outsourcing organization that delivers a tailored suite of human resources, employee benefits, and employee administration solutions designed to support organizations across all stages of growth. AlphaStaff delivers measurable results ensuring clients achieve their objectives related to cost management, efficiency, compliance and profitability. For more information on how AlphaStaff can simplify your business, please visit us at

*Services provided by Empire HealthChoice HMO, Inc. and/or Empire HealthChoice Assurance, Inc., licensees of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, serving residents and businesses in the 28 eastern and southeastern counties of New York State.