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Voluntary Benefits for Your Employees

Employee benefits that go the extra mile.

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Voluntary benefits can be a cost-effective way to show your employees you care.

And at Higginbotham, we make caring for you our business. We offer personalized service that makes insurance easier and more efficient for your business and your employees.

The bottom line? We’re here to make your life easier. We’re on your side. 

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With Higginbotham, you get:

  • A local broker who understands your business
  • A provider that services all your needs under one roof
  • A partner to handle communications, compliance…even COBRA
  • A flexible broker who helps you through growth and contraction
  • A business with national reach and a personal touch

Voluntary Benefits Packages Explained


Voluntary employee benefits have become a crucial tool for organizations to attract and retain talent in today’s competitive job market. These benefits go beyond traditional healthcare and retirement plans and encompass a wide range of offerings such as pet insurance, wellness programs, and student loan repayment assistance.

Whether you are an HR professional, a benefits consultant, or a business leader, this video will provide valuable insights and practical tips to help you navigate the rapidly evolving landscape of voluntary employee benefits and stay ahead of the competition.

From details as complex as governmental reporting, to a caring approach to assisting employees with coverage issues, TJ is available and has the entire Higginbotham team at his disposal.

Ron S.
CPA, JPBAR Production Support
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What happens when voluntary benefits are simplified?

Do your employees have questions about their benefits? Would you rather they struggle with paperwork and worry about benefits, or focus on their work? These are easy answers, which is why we’ve made finding voluntary insurance easy. 

When you have a streamlined process for finding the most competitive rates, you get a lot.

  • Less paperwork, fewer risks
  • Simplified compliance
  • More efficient processes
  • Educational resources for your team
  • Increased employee satisfaction and morale

Most importantly? You get to focus on your business.

Work With a Broker Who Cares

Business thrives when your people feel appreciated. A partner who takes the time to learn your employees’ needs and answer their questions will make them feel cared for.

Higginbotham delivers. We’re your ally in exploring your options to cover your employees and their families.

You’re responsible to your teams. We’re by your side, every day, to help you honor that responsibility. 

See the Higginbotham Difference

Meet Our Voluntary Insurance Leader

Scott Shapard, Managing Director in our Fort Worth Office, joined Higginbotham in 2003 after beginning his insurance career in the early 1990’s. After one year in individual market, he moved to the group market, specializing in voluntary benefits.

He joined Higginbotham in 2003 as the Voluntary Benefits Specialist and serves as the internal subject matter expert, manages the relationships with the various voluntary benefits markets and provides consultation to Higginbotham’s clients.

His years of experience and knowledge of the markets brings voluntary benefits expertise to his fellow Employee Benefits colleagues and Higginbotham’s clients alike by simplifying the offering, messaging, and enrollment processes.

Managing Director
Scott Shapard
Managing Director, LinkedIn

Get voluntary insurance plans with an individual touch.

You have a team to cover. We have a team dedicated to you.

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