Health Insurance & Employee Benefits

The Chautauqua County Chamber of Commerce offers health insurance plans to fit the needs of all businesses and individuals.  Whether you have a large company, a small company, a sole proprietorship, or are employed locally, the Chamber can find a plan to suit your needs and your budget.  Our experienced broker, Kevin Sixbey, will consult with anyone who needs health insurance.

Options include:

  • Our private Bright Choices Exchange through Liazon, featuring a menu of options for companies with at least one participating employee
  • Our partnership with Lawley Benefits Group to provide high-value benefits consulting for medium and large groups
  • The New York State Exchange for groups with at least one employee participating
  • The New York State Exchange for sole proprietors or individuals

Since its inception, the Bright Choices Exchange has offered a variety of Univera health insurance products.  Now, in addition to Univera, plans from Independent Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield will be available as well.  The Bright Choices exchange will include multiple plans through each provider, in addition to its other offerings for dental and vision insurance and other ancillary products. 

Please see our new
Benefits at a Glance brochure for 2017-18 more information. 

This expanded private exchange means a number of direct benefits for Chamber members, including access to more plans than ever before, competitive rate options as well as access to plans that include national in-network coverage.

Our trained benefits specialist, Kevin Sixbey, is a licensed insurance broker who can guide you to the best possible plan to suit your needs.  Kevin will be happy to provide personal consultations for each group and for sole proprietors.  Our goal is to help businesses and individuals select the most cost-effective plans to meet their health insurance needs.  

Kevin is certified to work within New York’s NYState of Health Exchange for individuals and Small Business SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program), and our own Bright Choices Exchange, which has been offering innovative Fortune 500 type benefits for companies of all sizes for several years.

Kevin is available for one-on-one consultations by phone or in person.  Contact him now at
to set up an appointment or call us at 366-6200 or 484-1101. 

If your company is already signed  up with our Bright Choices exchange, you can use the award-winning Bright Choices portal to learn about benefits and make enrolling employees online simple and efficient. 


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