Johnston Group Inc. and the Empire Life Insurance Co. are introducing a benefits program designed for employers with 25 to 200 employees.

The product, which includes the essentials of a benefits plan, can be integrated with Payworks Inc.’s payroll services and offers bundled pricing on additional human resources tools. It also includes offerings from Teladoc Telemedicine Services.

“At Johnston Group, it isn’t just about being trendy with technology and innovation, it’s about how we can provide better and increasing value to our customers,” said Dave Angus, president of Johnston Group, in a press release.

Read: Empire Life adding telemedicine to group benefits plans

Under the product, Johnston Group will process member information, adjudicate and process health and dental claims and provide customer service, while Empire Life will insure life, disability, extended health care and dental benefits.

“Empire Life is on a mission to make group benefits simple, fast and easy for Canadians,” said Michael Perry, senior vice-president of group solutions at Empire Life. “We’re honoured to be chosen by Johnston Group and confident that together, this new program will allow for the provision of flexible and value-added benefits solutions, specifically developed for medium-sized businesses.”

Read: Teladoc, Johnston Group rolling out telemedicine services to SMEs

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