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Because the cost of providing insurance rarely changes, only the underlying risk. 
So until we all start addressing the risk, and cost of providing care, rates will continue to climb.

WE ALL must do a better job educating people about their benefits
and provide opportunities to cultivate a more proactive and engaged consumer
that can participate in lowering medical risk and improving sustainable cost reduction solutions.

Why is 843BHM different?
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843BHM Staff


843 Benefits is a dynamic benefit advisory firm committed to maintaing the personal touch your small business demands.  We partner with other like minded supportive services to create a TEAM of experts that work together for YOUR benefit.  By keeping these services independent and local we feel you will always get the best service and support while keeping your company under the umbrella of a united team of experts who know you and your corporate mission.


CEO | Principal Advisor


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Dave is the president and founder of 843 Benefits and Health Marketplace and has been working in the insurance industry since 2001.  Dave is continually focused on improving the communication and education between employees and their benefits in the hope of creating more educated and proactive employees who can participate in the efforts to obtain better insurance rates and more stable benefit solutions.


Communications and Wellness Director


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Sydney Derrick is our Director of Communications & Wellness. Her goal is to spread the word about 843 Benefits and emphasize all that we can provide – more than just your everyday health insurance! In her free time, she can usually be found indulging her love of history with research into the old homes and buildings around Charleston. 


General Agency

The Cason Group

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The Cason Group is our general agency, which means most of what we do runs through them.  They provide oversight, technology, software, and direct carrier support for general administration tasks.  They act as an extension of our business to help yours run smoothly!


COBRA and HR Compliance


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ProBenefits specializes in administration and compliance for health and benefit plans.  They administer Sec 125 plans, HRAs, HSAs, and COBRA.  They also offer a range of benefit  compliance services to assist employers with ACA reporting tasks and are well integrated with our benefit administration software.


Providing business owners with a one stop shop doesn't have to come with a national big box firm. 

We have developed a collective of business services to help simplify your other HR/Insurance/Payroll needs. 
We work closely with these providers and consistently communicate and evaluate opportunities to bring you the best local solutions under one roof and simplify your operational needs.


Staying up-to-date on a wide range of employee benefits topics can be difficult and time-consuming. Zywave offers the industry’s most expansive employee benefits content library that will help you build your expertise.

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