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The Ahrens' Companies
Ahrens' Financial Group
300 Corporate Parkway, Suite 200 N
Amherst, New York 14226

Since 1962 the Trustees of the Erie County Bar Association have been serving the insurance needs of bar members, their families and employees. We offer a wide range of programs from Blue Cross Blue Shield, Independent Health, Univera, GHI and The Guardian. Our commitment to service, and product expertise truly sets us apart while we struggle through the maze of today's Health Insurance Products.

Our clients receive one quarterly invoice regardless of the number of different health insurance products employees may use. This helps to simplify your administration and adds greater flexibility for your employees. The Trustees also administer COBRA for terminated employees and their families. Widows and Widowers of Bar members also maintain coverage for the duration of their lives.

Several years ago, we enhanced our program by adding a dental package through The Guardian. This package is available to attach to any Health Program we now offer. The demand for this option has been great and we are pleased to be able to satisfy members' needs.

Our list of health products include the following:

  • Traditional Blue Cross Plans
  • Community Blue
  • Independent Health Encompass and Flex Plans
  • Independent Health Encompass 65
  • Univera Preferred, Value Plus and Solutions
  • Univera Medicare PPO
  • GHI (High deductible plan)
  • The Guardian Dental

Eligible groups may initiate coverage at anytime. Further information may be obtained by call our Plan Administrator at 716-831-8180

Other Group Insurance Plans

Matthews, Bartlett & Dedecker, now known at M & T Insurance Agency, Inc., has worked with the BAEC for over 50 years to provide members with innovative risk management and insurance solutions:

The following is a list of insurance coverages available:

  • Group Franchise Disability Insurance
  • Business Overhead Expense
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Term Life Insurance

For more information, please call Brian Falk at 716-651-4242

285 Delaware Avenue, Suite 4000
Buffalo, New York 14202

Long Term Care Insurance

The Ahrens' Companies has a long history of service and excellence in the insurance and financial services industry. We have been serving the financial needs of businesses and individuals for over 50 years. We have administered the Bar Association of Erie County Health Insurance since 1962.

The complex arena of Long Term Care is of ever growing interest to our clients. We are able to offer personalized service in the form of Long Term Care planning. We maintain our Certification from the Corporation for Long Term Care. The Ahrens' Companies are able to offer you products from a number of highly rated Long Term Care providers including John Hancock and Mass Mutual.

Please feel free to explore our comprehensive web site at www.Ahrensfinancial.com.  We can be reached through our web site or by calling John Ahrens at 716-831-8033.