Benefitfocus Recognizes Excellence in Benefits Management at 2nd Annual Celebrate Community Awards

Charleston, S.C. – March 21, 2017 – Benefitfocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: BNFT), a leading provider of cloud-based benefits management software, today announced the recipients of its 2nd annual Celebrate Community Awards, recognizing companies that have transformed the benefits experience for their employees and consumers, empowering them to make the best decision for their personal needs.

The Benefitfocus customer community selected one employer, one insurance carrier and one partner recipient for each of five award categories including: Design Innovation, Technology Excellence, Outstanding Communication, Benefitfocus Community Leadership and Giving Is Good. The winners are companies with a holistic benefits management approach spanning education and decision-enablement, data-driven plan design and personalized options, and technology that simplifies the enrollment and access of benefits.  

“At Benefitfocus, we’re incredibly proud of the benefits initiatives of our customers, and that our technology is a part of them,” said Benefitfocus President and Chief Operating Officer Ray August. “The teams and individuals who run these programs are dedicated to helping employees and healthcare consumers make the best possible benefits decisions so they can live a healthy life – physically, mentally and financially. This is a mission we share with our customers, and the work they’re doing deserves recognition. We congratulate the winners, and all the nominees in this year’s awards, for the difference they’re making.”

Celebrate Community Awards recipients were recognized on stage during BENEFITFOCUS® One Place 2017, the company’s seventh annual user conference. Visit Benefitfocus One Place to see the list of award recipients.

About Benefitfocus

Benefitfocus (NASDAQ: BNFT) provides a leading cloud-based benefits management platform that simplifies how organizations and individuals shop for, enroll in, manage and exchange benefits.  Every day leading employers, insurance companies and the consumers they serve rely on our platform to manage, scale and exchange benefits data seamlessly.  In an increasingly complex benefits landscape, we bring order to chaos so our clients and their employees have access to better information, make better decisions and lead better lives. Learn more at, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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