About HIA

Hettesheimer Insurance Agency Inc. & Associates, DBA Group Benefits Experts, is a Cincinnati-based family firm with a 53-year history in the community. D. Scott Hettesheimer, President/CEO, began his insurance career February 1977. "How to deliver competitive benefits and afford healthcare is the vital issue for Business Owners. Hettesheimer Insurance staff provides employers with significant cost-reducing solutions individually crafted to fit their needs. We custom design benefit solutions that will attract and retain employees, reduce healthcare need, improve the "Quality of Life" for all plan participants. Unique "Population Health Management" technology provides measured evidence, on-demand reporting proving our solutions perform as claimed. We provide employers with healthcare & Rx Data; Plan of Actions; Benefits Business Plan; and Documentation/Measurement of Performance needed to administrate your benefit plan.

An Alumnus of the University of Cincinnati; Life Loyal Sigma Chi and Past National Grand Officer, Scott is also a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters, past chair of The GCAHU Legislative Committee and recognized in 1996 as a Lifetime Member of the Leading Producers Round Table, placing him among top insurance and benefit advisors nationwide. He was named a summit delegate by the past Governor of Ohio, for legislative and mandated insurance issues, 1999.

The quality of our service is best reflected in the opinions of our agency's clients. Denise Salyers, the customer account manager, is dedicated and compassionate with all our customer's health insurance service needs. Whether it's helping an employee resolve a claim issue or assisting in administrating benefits, she provides 100% customer satisfaction. Denise has worked for Hettesheimer Insurance Agency Inc., & Associates for over 12 years. H.I.A., Inc., & Associates' qualified and specialized professionals, contribute knowledge specifically in their area of expertise.

Together we collaborate and form a team of unparalleled expertise and experience. All of our products and services are brilliantly conceived and flawlessly delivered. We provide comprehensive market evaluations with cost reducing solutions for all of your insurance and benefit related needs.


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PO Box 531778 CINCINNATI, OH 45253            513.661.7581            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


We are Greater Cincinnati's Health Care Expense Reduction Experts; delivering the "Best of the Best," solving employer's benefit affordability issues.

We deliver concierge service, solving healthcare and healthcare benefit needs. Our custom crafted healthcare solutions create long-term solutions. Our benefits attract and retain talent. We improve benefit satisfaction and reduce healthcare need through better health. Technology, service and innovative risk management solutions that meet the serious challenges faced in the Era of Health Care Reform.

Our mission is to assist people in achieving a better state of health. A quality lifestyle is correlated with heatlhy behavior. We design benefits plans that are customer-focused solutions, identifyin benefits need from your past 24 months of healthcare consumption. We are recognized as an independent strategic partner.

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