Discovery Benefits Named One of Best Places to Work in Insurance for Eighth Straight Year

FARGO, N.D., Sept. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For the eighth year in a row, Discovery Benefits was ranked by Business Insurance as one of the Best Places to Work in Insurance. The list recognizes employers for their outstanding performance in establishing workplaces where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and help their companies grow.

"We're thrilled to make the Best Places to Work in Insurance list for eight straight years," Discovery Benefits President John Biwer said. "Each of our employees deserves a lot of credit for the commitment they make on a daily basis in helping to build and maintain a positive culture at Discovery Benefits."

"Being named to Business Insurance's list of the Best Places to Work in Insurance for 2017 demonstrates that Discovery Benefits has built a culture in which employees are supported and engaged, which benefits their customers and the employers' financial performance," Business Insurance Publisher Peter Oxner said.

Discovery Benefits is a third-party administrator of employee benefits such as health savings accounts, flexible spending accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, commuter benefits and COBRA. The company prides itself on using innovative technology solutions to simplify the administration of these benefits for consumers and employers.

Best Places to Work in Insurance is an annual feature presented by Business Insurance and Best Companies Group that lists the agents, brokers, insurance companies and other providers with the highest levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Harrisburg, Pa.-based Best Companies Group identifies the leading employers in the insurance industry by conducting a free two-part assessment of each company. The first part is a questionnaire completed by the employer about company policies, practices and demographics. The second part is a confidential employee survey on engagement and satisfaction. 

The program divides employers into categories of small (25-249 employees), medium (250-999 employees) and large (1,000 or more employees). This year's report features 75 companies of various sizes. The ranking and profiles of the winning companies will be published as a supplement in the November issue of Business Insurance and online at

Discovery Benefits is a national leader in employee benefits administration founded in 1987. The company provides administration of flexible benefits, COBRA, commuter benefits, health reimbursement arrangements and health savings accounts and has a presence in all 50 states. Its mission is transforming the complexity of employee benefits administration with innovative solutions and extraordinary customer service delivered by empowered and knowledgeable employees. Discovery Benefits has been awarded Business Insurance's Best Places to Work for eight consecutive years and has been ranked on Inc. 5000's list of fastest-growing private companies in America for the past five years. The company's offices are located in Fargo, N.D. and Brookings, S.D.

Business Insurance is the authoritative news and information source for executives concerned about risk and the impact on their business. With information for risk managers, insurers, brokers and other providers of insurance products and services, Business Insurance delivers in-depth analysis on new and emerging risks, case studies of successful programs, market intelligence on trends, and guidance on how to capitalize on opportunities and overcome challenges. In addition to a monthly print magazine, Business Insurance provides essential news via its website,; daily and weekly e-newsletters; and breaking news via email news alerts. To subscribe, please contact Business Insurance at

Best Companies Group works with partners to establish "Best Places to Work," "Best Companies," and "Best Employers" programs on a national, statewide and regional basis. Through its thorough workplace assessment using employer questionnaires and employee satisfaction surveys, Best Companies Group identifies and recognizes companies that have been successful in creating and maintaining workplace excellence.

Media Contact: Stephanie Schroeder, Discovery Benefits, (701) 492-7208,

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