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Group Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS)

Plaza Towers Building - Second Floor, 1736 East Sunshine, Suite #200, Springfield, Missouri 65804-1328

Established: 1990

About Us

Group Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS) is an insurance claim technology organization headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. GBS has twenty-five years of experience in creating and administering self-funded health plans. A high level of flexibility and proven expertise gives GBS the ability to accommodate a diverse client base by developing innovative solutions, offering market-competitive pricing, and providing high quality service to help all clients achieve their individual objectives of lower healthcare costs, optimal health outcomes, and positive member experience.

Our focus is to assist Plan Sponsors in developing employee benefit programs that yield very specific, achievable goals. During the process of developing a benefit program, we also design a comprehensive administrative package around the needs of your organization, leveraging our technology and resources to save you time, effort, and liability, all of which result in substantial savings to the plan and greater member experience.

The GBS Difference
We realize you are committed to providing quality and affordable benefits for your plan members, but no organization is immune to the cost challenges posed by growing medical and pharmacy costs. GBS has grown with the industry to offer strategic, sophisticated approaches to manage the medical & drug benefit, while maintaining emphasis on outstanding service and attention to the unique needs of each individual.

GBS built infrastructure to provide a fully integrated range of solutions to the employee benefit management problems faced by employers today, and we can tailor our programs and services for your specific needs and expectations. 

Attaining your strategic health care benefit objectives depends highly on your organizational decisions about your programs and your plan members make regarding their individual healthcare choices.

Our programs and services aim to empower you and your plan members by providing the tools they need to join us in making smarter and more economical health care decisions. 

We look forward to communicating with your organization on how to secure the industry's best practices and adapt to rapidly changing medical and pharmaceutical landscape, while providing a premier quality benefits program for your plan members. 

We can provide the significant difference you seek to help secure the top quality results as you plan your organization's healthcare future.

Group Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS) is a "Best in Class" insurance, claims, and administrative technology organization headquartered in Springfield, Missouri. As one of the most respected providers of employee benefit management and administration services, we have a variety of resources to provide a premier quality of employee benefit programs helping to deliver what Employers want most - improved savings, optimal quality, and positive member experience.

Our goal is to develop a purpose specific program to allow each employer's employee benefit program to be a valuable tool to help their business meet its employee benefit goals and grow their company.

GBS Professionals and authorized brokers have the ability to construct employee benefit plans to meet any specific criteria. We can take the insurance companies' programs and customize them to fit specific organizations' needs. For example, if the current insurance company does not have a plan to meet the company's needs, GBS can customize that plan further or create a complete turn-key program specifically for that corporation.

The GBS consolidation program provides brokers and employers plan options not previously available


  • Third Party Administration
  • Employee Benefit Plan Management
  • Claims Administration/Support
  • Consultations
  • Expert Witness
  • TPA Claims Outsourcing
  • Claim Repricing Services
  • Complete Project Based Programs

Personnel Information

  • James M. Deren, President/CEO
  • Kim Angeles, Operations Manager

Press Releases

Group Health Request for Proposal

Group Benefit Services, Inc. Blog

GBS Video


Employers Streamlining Benefits, Saving Time & Money by James M. Deren

PPACA Medical Loss Ratio

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