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Group Insurance Program

Chamber partners with Aetna to provide discounted insurance benefits for members.


Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA) makes it easy for members of the McDowell Chamber of Commerce to save money on their benefits.  As a Chamber member, businesses can save on average, an additional 2% on monthly costs through Chamber Health Insurance for Western North Carolina*.

  • $168 per employee average annual discount for businesses that are part of Chamber Health Insurance for Western North Carolina that enrolls in an Aetna Funding Advantage plan - Savings for an AFA plan versus a comparable ACA plan, based on Aetna Book of Business analysis.
  • Opportunity for lower out of pocket costs through the Aetna Whole HealthSM Mission Health Partners network (a regional health system including hospitals, primary care physicians and specialists).
  • Potential money back when claims are lower than expected
  • Available to businesses with between 20 and 100 full-time eligible employees, with a minimum of 10 enrolled employees.
  • Available to members of any Chamber of Commerce in 26 counties including: Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, McDowellMitchell, Polk, Rutherford, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes and Yancey Counties

As an active member of the McDowell Chamber of Commerce, you can request a quote with the 2% discount - Please email or call -   (828) 442-9681

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