H.O. Wolding, Inc. Introduces Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health Insurance Benefits

September 1, 2010

H.O. Wolding, Inc. (H.O.W), a leading trucking company located in Amherst, Wisconsin, with 350 tractors and 1200 trailers nationwide, recently introduced premium Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield health insurance benefits.

“At H.O.W, we pride ourselves on 75 years of dependable service to our customers, and an unparalleled commitment to our employees,” said Cathy Kirsling, Vice-President, H.O. Wolding, Inc.

“By offering Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, one of the most recognizable names in the industry, we ensure that all our employees have access to quality, affordable health care,” continued Kirsling. “Our drivers are on the road 24/7 and they need access to network providers at all times. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is the perfect vehicle to do this for us.”

Known for its broad network of doctors and hospitals, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield provides H.O.W employees with health care providers not just throughout Wisconsin, but also nationwide through the Blue Cross and Blue Shield system.

“Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is committed to delivering the best combination of health, care and value to our customers to help them live the best lives possible,” said Paul Nobile, regional vice president of sales and account management for Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin.  “We’re thrilled to partner with H.O. Wolding, Inc. to serve the hard working men and women in the trucking industry, who deliver the products and materials
on which America’s businesses depend.”

Beyond the administration of its health benefits plan, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
also provides H.O. Wolding with access to tools and information to help company employees improve their health and estimate costs associated with medical care, including (visit www.anthem.com
to register for access):

360° Health – a program, which provides resources to help employees improve health, manage chronic health conditions and gain guidance from health professionals.

Anthem Care Comparison – an online tool, which allows members to analyze and compare overall costs for more than 30 common medical procedures performed at local area hospitals, outpatient surgery centers and freestanding radiology facilities, prior to medical service.

H.O.W drivers receive an outstanding benefits package and earn an average of $40,000-$60,000/year. H.O.W pays Practical Miles (averaging 5% more than tariff miles) with structured pay increases based on experience and has assigned trucks and excellent home time.

H.O.W offers a sign-on bonus for Class A CDL truck drivers with recent experience and tuition reimbursement for recent grads of approved Class A CDL driving schools. To learn more about H.O.W or to join its team of dedicated drivers, visit www.howolding.com or www.facebook.com/howolding.