Member2Member: Joe Costa & Associates, Inc.

Joe Costa & Associates, Inc. is an independent employee benefits consulting firm serving employers of all sizes to create and manage their employee benefits plan.  We believe that simply finding policy options is not enough; it’s service and partnership that create a path to success.  At Joe Costa & Associates, our focus is to provide our relationships with level of service unmatched anywhere in our industry. We partner with you to help your company achieve new levels of success!

We help our clients move beyond the annual event of reviewing the same old spreadsheet full of rate increases and benefit decreases. Our service begins with a consultative approach to develop a multiyear strategy for success, and we execute each step of this plan in partnership with you.  We incorporate technology at every opportunity, and we integrate your benefit plan within payroll and your other internal functions.  

For Georgia Bio members, we are proud to have created the Georgia Bio Specialty Benefits Plan which provides members with exclusive discounts and product benefits, which are not available outside of Georgia Bio.  We’ve partnered with “A” rated carriers to provide an immediate 10% price reduction on Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance Policies.  For Individual/Executive Disability Insurance, we’ve negotiated premium discounts between 15% and 25%, and our carrier will provide coverage on a Guaranteed Issue base if at least 5 employees enroll in coverage.

Joe Costa & Associates, Inc. packages all of our services with a personal approach, and we enjoy meeting with your staff in both an individual and group formats to conduct new employee meetings, open enrollment meetings and semiannual reviews/education events. In addition, we create benefit videos in-house to provide 24/7 access to insurance and compliance information, which is a valuable tool to deliver an informative, consistence message to your team.

Here is a listing of a few of the products we offer:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Disability Insurance: Short Term, Long Term and Individual/Executive 
  • Life Insurance: Basic Life and Voluntary
  • Long Term Care Coverage
  • Worksite: Cancer, Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital
  • Wellness Programs
  • Telemedicine
  • COBRA Administration
  • Payroll Integration
  • HR Consultation
  • HAS,FSA and HRA Guidance and Administration 


Steve Vorderlandwehr, VP of Business Development
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