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AHLA and BCHA joins forces to launch hospitality health plan
The Alberta Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has joined forces with the BC Hotel Association to create the Canadian Hospitality Health Plan (CHHP)—after undertaking a review of its employee benefits program earlier this year.
According to the AHLA and BCHA, the CHHP brings together hotels to leverage their purchasing power through an industry-owned, pooled benefits program. CHHP reduces premiums considerably for our members by cutting out insurer mark-ups on health & dental benefits. The CHHP offers its members:
• Immediate savings through a more efficient cost structure.
• Access to telemedicine and mental health services for all participants.
• Access to an enhanced, user-friendly administration portal.
• Transparency to members on the annual performance of the overall program.
• Stabilization of rates.
"As Board Chair, I am proud to announce the AHLA’s new health benefits plan — built by hotels, for hotels. By leveraging our collective purchasing strength, we not only ensure cost efficiency but also attract and retain top talent. The Canadian Hospitality Health Plan reflects our commitment to helping our members prosper, securing a healthier future for both our employees and the industry we proudly represent,” says Brooke Christianson, Canalta AHLA board chair
This program is delivered by experienced partners that specialize in managing group programs like this and will be available to support hospitality businesses in transitioning their employees to the CHHP.