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Axial Benefits Group launches BerniePortal, a new employer tool for benefits enrollment and management

Posted by Mick Rodgers

Burlington, MA— October 12, 2017 – Axial Benefits Group (ABG), a full-service benefits management company, announced today that it will be integrating BerniePortal into its comprehensive portfolio of benefits services. BerniePortal, at state-of-the-art software platform that combines benefits expertise with modern HR and benefits technology, will provide ABG clients and their employees a user-friendly online platform for managing and monitoring benefits programs.

“Providing our clients with the highest level of customer service is imperative to us,” said Mick Rodgers, president and managing partner, ABG. “BerniePortal will make benefits selection, enrollment and management easier, less cumbersome and more efficient for ABG’s employer community and their employees, which is one of our primary goals.



Launched in 2008, BerniePortal was created to solve transactional HR challenges by migrating employers to a comprehensive benefits administration online platform. By bringing together key HR initiatives, including benefits, onboarding, PTO tracking, time and attendance and compliance and integrating with leading payroll and insurance providers, BerniePortal simplifies processes across the HR continuum.

Continued Rodgers, “Having all benefits information online and easily accessible for both employers and employees helps alleviate frustration, reduce paperwork and streamline processes. Time saved from these activities can be invested in advancing other initiatives and help improve employee satisfaction.”

BerniePortal will be integrated into ABG’s new coalition and traditional benefits clients as of January. Current ABG clients will be migrated to the online system as they renew beginning in January as well. Clients will notified and receive training and support from ABG and BerniePortal to ensure that they see the new capabilities and what resources they have access to.


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About Axial Benefits Group Founded in 2004, Axial Benefits Group (ABG) is a full-service benefits company based in Boston, MA. ABG, part of The Axial Company, specializes in Healthcare Purchasing Coalitions for mid-size companies; and direct contracting with hospitals and providers to build there own HMO products for local employers. For more information, visit:

About BerniePortal Nashville-based Bernard Health offers BerniePortal, a unique all-in-one online HR platform, to help small and medium-sized employers solve the transactional challenges of HR, such as onboarding, PTO tracking, compliance, benefits administration and COBRA. For more information, you can visit