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Pete’s Clown House Luncheonette

lquoteEd MacConnell and his team make me feel like I’m their only customer! Whenever I need help they’re ready, willing and able. It makes it easier to focus more on keeping my restaurant profitable and smooth.

Ron Bordone-PresidentRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:44:33-05:00
Ed MacConnell and his team make me feel like I’m their only customer! Whenever I need help they’re ready, willing and able. It makes it easier to focus more on keeping my restaurant profitable and smooth. Ron Bordone-President

The Gannon Agency

lquote“Thanks again for the top notch service that you have provided to my office and to my customers that I have referred to you. Total Benefit Solutions is the best!”.

Steve Gannon, President , The Gannon Agency Rquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-24T20:54:15-05:00
"Total Benefit Solutions is the best

Christine Taylor

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I have been working with Ed and his team for a few years now and their level of professionalism as well as timeliness never fails, even when it is late into the night at times. Thank you all for making this process smooth & easy which would certainly not be the case on my ownRquote.

Christine Taylor: Self Employed

Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2016-02-06T12:43:18-05:00

Christine Taylor: Self Employed

I have been working with Ed and his team for a few years now and their level of professionalism as well as timeliness never fails, even when it is late into the night at times. Thank you all for making this process smooth & easy which would certainly not be the case on my own.

Dr Franklin Strong

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Thank you for you great assistance and explanations through this insurance maze for Nancy and I….click here to read the letter from Dr StrongRquote-grn
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:53:00-05:00
Thank you for you great assistance and explanations through this insurance maze for Nancy and I….click here to read the letter from Dr Strong


I've been getting my health insurance through Ed at Total Benefit Solutions and his team for the past few years. It has always been a great experience. I had the pleasure of speaking to Jennifer this evening to renew my coverage. I'm very appreciative of her advice and help. She made it very easy. -Reita B

Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2018-05-29T09:45:52-04:00
I've been getting my health insurance through Ed at Total Benefit Solutions and his team for the past few years. It has always been a great experience. I had the pleasure of speaking to Jennifer this evening to renew my coverage. I'm very appreciative of her advice and help. She made it very easy. -Reita B


Highly recommend. They took the time even when it was the busiest time of year for healthcare. They explained the details patiently to help stream the process painlessly.


-Gina DeSumma

Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
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2019-01-07T11:44:48-05:00
Highly recommend. They took the time even when it was the busiest time of year for healthcare. They explained the details patiently to help stream the process painlessly. -Gina DeSumma

Amy H

lquoteIf you two were in front of me I’d hug you right now.  Now I have more money in my checking account than I thought!  AWESOME!

Amy H- Individual Client on the healthcare.gov marketplaceRquote

 

 
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-24T20:32:14-05:00
"If you guys were here I'd hug you!"

Media Components

lquoteEd MacConnell always strives to go one step ahead of the competition by providing superb customer service at his firm. His personality and friendly approach to all challenges make him stand out from other Insurance Brokers. Ed is a true networking guru and community benefactor and I would recommend his services to all of my friends and colleagues.”

Denis Sinelkov-President Media Components

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Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-24T21:02:49-05:00
I would recommend his services to all of my friends and colleagues

Bruce McIntyre

lquote-grnEd, and his group, is perhaps the most knowledgeable in PA for healthcare. Note that while Ed has major misgivings with ACA, he has taken the time to read the legislation, and to understand it's implications, and to provide advice to his customers based on reality, not some right or left wing fantasy.  If you want actual information on healthcare, talk to Ed and his group.-Bruce McIntyreRquote-grn
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:24:16-05:00
Ed, and his group, is perhaps the most knowledgeable in PA for healthcare. Note that while Ed has major misgivings with ACA, he has taken the time to read the legislation, and to understand it's implications, and to provide advice to his customers based on reality, not some right or left wing fantasy.  If you want actual information on healthcare, talk to Ed and his group.-Bruce McIntyre

Ed and his staff were very helpful in getting me through the open enrollment process and answered my mother's questions with her Medicare enrollment. Most companies are only a phone call away, if you call during normal business hours. Ed responded to my questions and was very helpful when I sent a message over the weekend. Amazing customer service! -Fibrenew Lower Bucks


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2019-01-07T12:09:49-05:00
Ed and his staff were very helpful in getting me through the open enrollment process and answered my mother's questions with her Medicare enrollment. Most companies are only a phone call away, if you call during normal business hours. Ed responded to my questions and was very helpful when I sent a message over the weekend. Amazing customer service! -Fibrenew Lower Bucks

Lou Grossman

lquote-grnEd and his team go the extra mile for you. They truly care about your benefits ...And Ed knows more about benefit details and regulations than anyone around . He is the best-and a nice guy to boot.- Lou Grossman, President-Grossman Public RelationsRquote-grn
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2016-05-05T17:54:09-04:00
Ed and his team go the extra mile for you. They truly care about your benefits ...And Ed knows more about benefit details and regulations than anyone around . He is the best-and a nice guy to boot.- Lou Grossman, President-Grossman Public Relations

Greenwood Financial Services

lquote-grnI use Ed MacConnell for my company's health insurance needs and for my group short term disability policies. He is a true expert and has saved me large sums of money on my premiums!

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-Bob Lankin, Branch Manager at Greenwood Financial Services of Raymond James Financial
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
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2015-02-27T13:37:43-05:00
I use Ed MacConnell for my company's health insurance needs and for my group short term disability policies. He is a true expert and has saved me large sums of money on my premiums! -Bob Lankin, Branch Manager at Greenwood Financial Services of Raymond James Financial

Paige Wolf Testimonial Dec 2018

Through all my insurance ups and downs through various degrees of employment, changes, marketplace changes, and medical needs, Ed and his team have kept me informed and sane through the constantly changing process. I honestly don’t know what I would do without them to call on when I am in an insurance panic! Even when they have no financial incentive, they are always there to help me! 


-Paige Wolf

Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
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2019-01-07T12:00:37-05:00
Through all my insurance ups and downs through various degrees of employment, changes, marketplace changes, and medical needs, Ed and his team have kept me informed and sane through the constantly changing process. I honestly don’t know what I would do without them to call on when I am in an insurance panic! Even when they have no financial incentive, they are always there to help me!  -Paige Wolf

The staff at Total Benefit Solutions are knowledgeable and helpful. They've been a great partner to help me navigate health insurance for my senior mother. Anytime I've had a question or concern, Ed has been there to consult with and offer advice. I highly recommend them!


-Deb H

Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2019-01-07T13:08:47-05:00
The staff at Total Benefit Solutions are knowledgeable and helpful. They've been a great partner to help me navigate health insurance for my senior mother. Anytime I've had a question or concern, Ed has been there to consult with and offer advice. I highly recommend them! -Deb H

Zola Makrauer DMD

lquoteEd is an expert in health insurance. I am a health care provider myself and I know how difficult this business can be. He is knowledgeable with all of the health insurance companies in our area. If you are looking for health insurance I would not pass up Ed for a quote he is great for single plans as well as plans for groups for business owners. Zola Makrauer DMD Rquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-02-09T07:53:06-05:00
Ed is an expert in health insurance. I am a health care provider myself and I know how difficult this business can be. He is knowledgeable with all of the health insurance companies in our area. If you are looking for health insurance I would not pass up Ed for a quote he is great for single plans as well as plans for groups for business owners. Zola Makrauer DMD

Ed and his team have been great with finding us the right plans at the right price. He is always available to answer questions and works with us to achieve our goals. -Adam F


Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2019-01-07T13:15:39-05:00
Ed and his team have been great with finding us the right plans at the right price. He is always available to answer questions and works with us to achieve our goals. -Adam F

Total Child Care

lquoteI'm writing to apologize and to express my dismay and regret for switching from your firm last year. What a gargantuan mistake that was! To recount the horrors of dealing with the firm we switched to would only cause me to relive them, something I'm not willing to do (at this point). What do I have to do to get back with you guys?

Pete Altman, CEORquote

Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-24T21:15:08-05:00
I'm writing to apologize and to express my dismay and regret for switching from your firm last year. What a gargantuan mistake that was! To recount the horrors of dealing with the firm we switched to would only cause me to relive them, something I'm not willing to do (at this point). What do I have to do to get back with you guys? Pete Altman, CEO

Uncle Bill’s Country Market

lquoteComing from a lifetime of employment I had no idea what was involved in setting up our new business, or our new insurance plans. Ed took the time to help us understand and make a choice. He even helped me get the business set up with referrals to valuable resources. Thanks Ed!

– Bill Smith, PresidentRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:39:44-05:00
Coming from a lifetime of employment I had no idea what was involved in setting up our new business, or our new insurance plans. Ed took the time to help us understand and make a choice. He even helped me get the business set up with referrals to valuable resources. Thanks Ed! – Bill Smith, President

Webucast

lquoteEd is always quick to return a phone call. His company provides great service and has saved me thousands of dollars throughout the years. Thanks Ed!

Igor Bogdanov, Principal, WebucastRquote
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2015-02-02T21:00:50-05:00
Ed is always quick to return a phone call. His company provides great service and has saved me thousands of dollars throughout the years. Thanks Ed! Igor Bogdanov, Principal, Webucast

Bucks County Women’s Healthcare

lquoteOur ten employee medical practice had a large well known insurance broker for years. We always assumed we were receiving the best service. Total Benefit Solutions Inc. came in and left no stone unturned in their evaluation. The savings they provided was equal to 50% of what we were previously paying. In addition we wound up with better medical and dental plans and an overall enhanced benefit program. We couldn’t be more thrilled with the services of Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. Thanks Ed!”

-Carmela Gabrieli Controller, Bucks County Women's HealthcareRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-24T20:23:05-05:00
Total Benefit Solutions Inc. came in and left no stone unturned in their evaluation

AquaReale

lquoteEd and his team promised us great service and they have delivered. Ed takes the time to answer every question one might have and makes sure we are getting the most for our money. I would highly recommend Total Benefit Solutions Inc. to any small business looking for the best health insurance plan they can get. -Laura Reale, AquaReale IncRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T10:06:28-05:00
Ed and his team promised us great service and they have delivered. Ed takes the time to answer every question one might have and makes sure we are getting the most for our money. I would highly recommend Total Benefit Solutions Inc. to any small business looking for the best health insurance plan they can get. -Laura Reale, AquaReale Inc

Sales Pros 4 Hire

lquoteEspecially thank you for helping my wife and I sail through the new Affordable Care Act. You and your team made the complicated seem simple and select the plan best suited for our health insurance needs. Thanks!

Mike Hilbert, President, Sales Pros 4 HireRquote
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2015-02-02T21:04:03-05:00
Especially thank you for helping my wife and I sail through the new Affordable Care Act. You and your team made the complicated seem simple and select the plan best suited for our health insurance needs. Thanks! Mike Hilbert, President, Sales Pros 4 Hire

Greater Philadelphia Abstract

lquoteEd and his team are an invaluable resource always available to answer questions/concerns.

Susan Harrison, Principal, Greater Philadelphia Abstract AgencyRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-02-02T21:00:44-05:00
Ed and his team are an invaluable resource always available to answer questions/concerns. Susan Harrison, Principal, Greater Philadelphia Abstract Agency

Excel Capital Funding

 lquoteI knew you were the best. Thank you very much for all your help with my benefits!

Ricky Boone, President-Excel Capital Funding LLCRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:51:33-05:00
 I knew you were the best. Thank you very much for all your help with my benefits! Ricky Boone, President-Excel Capital Funding LLC

Tom & Geri’s World Travel

lquoteEven though I have a very small company (Total Benefit Solutions Inc.) takes the time each year to review everything and help me make a decision that benefits our firm.

Tom Mellon, PresidentRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:41:58-05:00
Even though I have a very small company (Total Benefit Solutions Inc.) takes the time each year to review everything and help me make a decision that benefits our firm. Tom Mellon, President

Stephen Forbus

lquoteEd, thanks for helping me solve the ACA puzzle. After multiple problems with the site and with the operators, you got me a bigger savings than I was able to get on my own, and saved me over $2,250! Thank you!

Stephen ForbusRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:23:16-05:00
Ed, thanks for helping me solve the ACA puzzle. After multiple problems with the site and with the operators, you got me a bigger savings than I was able to get on my own, and saved me over $2,250! Thank you! Stephen Forbus


Ed and his staff have helped my husband and myself with our insurance for years. Great people to work with and extremely knowledgeable. - Kathleen Broderick


Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
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2019-01-07T11:57:50-05:00
Ed and his staff have helped my husband and myself with our insurance for years. Great people to work with and extremely knowledgeable. - Kathleen Broderick

Riverside Physical Therapy

lquoteI strongly recommend the team at Total Benefit Solutions Inc. for handling your health insurance and benefits. I’d never switch!

Joe Tomasetti, President Riverside Physical Therapy Rquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:43:27-05:00
I strongly recommend the team at Total Benefit Solutions Inc. for handling your health insurance and benefits. I’d never switch! Joe Tomasetti, President Riverside Physical Therapy

American Dream Financing

lquoteI have worked with Ed and (Total Benefit Solutions) EMA Benefits many times in the past. Ed and his office staff give GREAT service and always provide great rates. I have also referred many friends and family to Ed and EMA and those referrals were always taken care of and happy after they signed up. If your ever looking for insurance, think of them!

Brett Stern, Principal-American Dream FinancingRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-02-02T21:00:54-05:00
I have worked with Ed and (Total Benefit Solutions) EMA Benefits many times in the past. Ed and his office staff give GREAT service and always provide great rates. I have also referred many friends and family to Ed and EMA and those referrals were always taken care of and happy after they signed up. If your ever looking for insurance, think of them! Brett Stern, Principal-American Dream Financing

Associated Printing & Graphics

lquoteEd is our medical benefits insurance agent. Ed and his staff have provided terrific service and cost effective options year after year. He really cares about providing the best coverage for his clientele. I highly recommend the Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. for all your group medical insurance needs! Don Rubin-President of Associated Printing & Graphics Rquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-02-02T13:47:26-05:00
Ed is our medical benefits insurance agent. Ed and his staff have provided terrific service and cost effective options year after year. He really cares about providing the best coverage for his clientele. I highly recommend the Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. for all your group medical insurance needs! Don Rubin-President of Associated Printing & Graphics 

Van Dyne Insurance

lquoteI have recently gotten to know Ed MacConnell through my LeTip group in Huntingdon Valley and as result, his company, Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. . Ed has shown me and my clients that their firm offers the highest level of integrity, knowledge and service available.

As a Property & Casulaty agent I am often asked to provide L-H-D products. I am confident when I refer my clients and associates to Ed for their Life, Health and Disability services that they will be treated with the same level of care I would offer them.  Ed provides a menu of options that suit the clients preferences giving them a chance to choose which best suits them.

Ed now handles my company's health plan; Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. is top notch!
Donna Van Dyne, President VanDyne Insurance AgencyRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-02-02T13:44:42-05:00
I have recently gotten to know Ed MacConnell through my LeTip group in Huntingdon Valley and as result, his company, Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. . Ed has shown me and my clients that their firm offers the highest level of integrity, knowledge and service available. As a Property & Casulaty agent I am often asked to provide L-H-D products. I am confident when I refer my clients and associates to Ed for their Life, Health and Disability services that they will be treated with the same level of care I would offer them.  Ed provides a menu of options that suit the clients preferences giving them a chance to choose which best suits them. Ed now handles my company's health plan; Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. is top notch! Donna Van Dyne, President VanDyne Insurance Agency

Netstride Internet Solutions

lquoteThe daunting landscape of health insurance is difficult for any business owner or individual to navigate. Ed and his team make the process really easy. We’ve been with Total Benefit Solutions Inc. for many years, and we recently decided to switch our plans. Both Ed and Amber spent time walking us through the various options, including the pros and cons of each plan and answered countless questions. Their patient guidance allowed us to pick a plan that we feel best meets the needs of our business and employees.

Gregory Tarallo, President  Netstride Internet SolutionsRquote

 

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2015-01-25T18:31:43-05:00

 

Their patient guidance allowed us to pick a plan that we feel best meets the needs of our business and employees.

Travel Authority

lquoteEd, you and your team have done it once again. Thanks for taking the time to come onsite and meet with us and our staff to help us understand the new HRA benefit. As always you have gone above and beyond the call.  Thank you!


Barry Gerber, PresidentRquote

Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:40:34-05:00
Ed, you and your team have done it once again. Thanks for taking the time to come onsite and meet with us and our staff to help us understand the new HRA benefit. As always you have gone above and beyond the call.  Thank you! Barry Gerber, President

Art 4 Business

lquote"Since Ed and his team at started handling our account, we have saved money each year, and help is only a quick phone call away."

 

Heather Gibson, COO,  Art 4 Business Inc

Rquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-19T09:46:49-05:00
Since Ed and his team at started handling our account, we have saved money each year

Bryan Perchick

lquoteAs a commercial realtor I spend 90% of my time on the road and do not find myself at a desk very often. Having Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. as my broker makes the task simple, fast and to the point. And I never waste time on hold with the insurance company any longer. Thanks again Ed and Total Benefit Solutions Inc!  Rquote

-Bryan Perchick

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-Bryan Perchick

As a commercial realtor I spend 90% of my time on the road and do not find myself at a desk very often. Having Total Benefit Solutions, Inc. as my broker makes the task simple, fast and to the point. And I never waste time on hold with the insurance company any longer. Thanks again Ed and Total Benefit Solutions Inc!  

BKZ Contractors Inc.

lquoteI found out the hard way what having the wrong coverage can truly cost. Even though I had insurance I found out later that my child’s birth was not covered and I had to pay 100% of the costs. After that I found the guys at EMA (Total Benefit Solutions Inc.) and Ed found me a plan that was not only better, the premiums were lower as well. Thanks again!

Brian Zeldes, President BKZ Contractors Inc.Rquote
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2015-01-26T10:02:52-05:00
I found out the hard way what having the wrong coverage can truly cost. Even though I had insurance I found out later that my child’s birth was not covered and I had to pay 100% of the costs. After that I found the guys at EMA (Total Benefit Solutions Inc.) and Ed found me a plan that was not only better, the premiums were lower as well. Thanks again! Brian Zeldes, President BKZ Contractors Inc.

Shevlin Investments

lquoteEd and my account manager make me feel like their biggest, most important client each time I call. You can’t ask for more than that!

Barry Shevlin, President Rquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:34:11-05:00
Ed and my account manager make me feel like their biggest, most important client each time I call. You can’t ask for more than that! Barry Shevlin, President

Travel Wizards

lquoteEven though I have met many insurance brokers over the years, I’ve found Ed MacConnell and his staff at (Total Benefit Solutions Inc.) to be the best. Thoughtful, informative and professional. They reduced my premiums significantly while at the same time getting me a better benefit. Thanks Ed!

Arlene Blosch, PresidentRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T09:41:26-05:00
Even though I have met many insurance brokers over the years, I’ve found Ed MacConnell and his staff at (Total Benefit Solutions Inc.) to be the best. Thoughtful, informative and professional. They reduced my premiums significantly while at the same time getting me a better benefit. Thanks Ed! Arlene Blosch, President

Bonnie Greisler

lquoteThank you for taking great care of me- and my son! You guided us to workable medical insurance plans, I am very appreciative for your expertise and knowledge!- Bonnie Greisler., President of The Men and Boy's Store, Huntingdon Valley PA Rquote

Bonnie Greisler, President of The Men and Boy's Store

Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2016-02-08T09:59:24-05:00

Bonnie Greisler, President of The Men and Boy's Store

I am very appreciative for your expertise and knowledge!

Caddick Construction

lquoteI endorse Ed MacConnell and (Total Benefit Solutions, Inc.) as our insurance broker and encourage you to speak with them about your own benefits. Ed has been handling ours for over ten years now and they always have a creative solution to anything our insurer throws our way!

David Caddick, President of Caddick ConstructionRquote
Total Benefit Solutions Inc Health Insurance and Benefits
2015-01-26T10:00:30-05:00
I endorse Ed MacConnell and (Total Benefit Solutions, Inc.) as our insurance broker and encourage you to speak with them about your own benefits. Ed has been handling ours for over ten years now and they always have a creative solution to anything our insurer throws our way! David Caddick, President of Caddick Construction

S&S Sign Company

lquoteI just received a refund check today from Aetna for our Hailey’s emergency claim. Thank you and your staff for all your help in getting this matter resolved, otherwise I may have just given up!

Gina Seibel, Vice President S&S Signs Rquote