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Albertsons to accept health plan grocery purchases with partnership

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PLANTATION, FL – [April 24, 2024]: NationsBenefits, the market leader for supplemental benefits and healthcare fintech solutions serving the healthcare managed care market, has announced that Albertsons Cos. BB #:193326 has joined NationsBenefits’ network of grocery and over-the-counter (OTC) retailers.

Health plan members will now be able to purchase groceries through the Benefits Pro Portal’s retail partner ‘Marketplace’ at thousands of Albertsons Cos. stores including Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, ACME, and Shaw’s.

The NationsBenefits Benefits Pro Portal is an all-in-one solution that allows members to search and shop for groceries and wellness products, manage spending allowances, track order statuses in real-time, and more. Beginning April 22, 2024, eligible health plan members will be able to shop Albertsons Cos. extensive qualified grocery product range available at all banner stores nationwide through the Benefits Pro Portal Marketplace.

“Our partnership with Albertsons Cos. marks a significant step towards enhancing the lifestyle and well-being of our members,” said Glenn Parker, MD, CEO of NationsBenefits. “Offering the most seamless benefit experience for our health plans and members alike has been a driving force since our inception. Building a Marketplace for our members to access healthy food items delivered to their homes from their favorite local supermarket, with our technology and call center associates by their side, firmly cements our leadership in Flex benefits retail space.”

“We are pleased to partner with NationsBenefits to expand access to essential groceries for Medicare Advantage members through the Benefits Pro Portal,” said Irina Pelphrey, Vice President of Health and Managed Care at Albertsons Cos. “This collaboration underscores our commitment to enhancing the well-being of our communities and ensuring that individuals have convenient access to the items they need to support their health and wellness.”

NationsBenefits Benefits Mastercard® Prepaid Card* enables health plans to provide their members with a convenient way to pay for eligible items and approved services. Members receive a personalized prepaid card that gives them quick and easy access to funds that are loaded on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis.

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*The Benefits Mastercard Prepaid Card is issued by The Bancorp Bank, N.A., Member FDIC, pursuant to license by Mastercard International Incorporated. Mastercard and the circles design are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated. Card can be used for eligible expenses wherever Mastercard is accepted. Valid only in the U.S. No cash access.