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Flexible Healthcare Solutions
by Engineers, for Engineers.

Providing healthcare benefit solutions and services to support
the business objectives of ACEC member firms and the health
and wellbeing of their employees and families.


UnitedHealthcare Fully Insured Nationwide Plan

  • Product & Price Flexibility
  • Preferred Savings
  • A Broad Network
  • Streamlined Administration
  • Dedicated Service Team

For ACEC member firms seeking a fully insured employee healthcare plan. When you choose UnitedHealthcare insurance by the Trust, you’ll find an array of affordable health plan options to meet the unique needs of you and your employees. Learn More


Alternate Funding Model for Small-to-Mid-Size Firms

  • Affordable Care Act Exemptions
  • Preferred Group Rates
  • Financial Credits
  • Limited Financial Risk
  • Broad National PPO Network
  • Dedicated Service Team

The Trust Select Plan innovatively delivers an alternate-funding model that combines many of the features of being self-funded, with risk protection for the small Member Firm.Learn More


Stop-Loss for Traditional Self-Funded Solutions

  • Experience Refund
  • Rate Increases Not To Exceed Established Threshold
  • No “Lasering” After Year One
  • Limited Disruption To Your Employees

The Advantage Plan is a stop loss solution for self-insured firms, combining the advantages associated with taking control for your employee’s healthcare benefits funding with protection provided by the Trust. Learn More


High-Quality Ancillary and Voluntary Products

  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance

The Trust has developed a strategic relationship with The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America to provide high-quality ancillary products with flexible program options, one-stop shopping and potential savings. Learn More


Whether you are an existing ACEC member firm, a prospective member or a broker interested in representing our products, we are here to help. Please select a plan from one of the links above to learn more about that product or click on the button below for more information about the Trust and all of our various offerings:

You Belong in a Better Health Plan


Experience That Counts

50-year history of serving the needs of consulting engineering firms with a board of Trustees comprised of principals in engineering firms elected by Trust member firms. The Trust management team has over 100 years of health care experience, led by President, Pat Feyen, who has over 30 years experience, including CEO positions with health insurance plans since 1993.

Security That Matters

Financial reserves which are more than twice what is required by insurance statutory regulations. Surpluses are retained by the Trust for future investment in stabilization of premiums and program improvements.

Options & Value That Empower

The Trust’s structure frees our membership from many restrictions associated with the Affordable Care Act, creating value in numbers with immediate price advantages to most ACEC member firms. Member firms are backed by the group purchasing power of more than 1,500 firms and 80,000 participants.

Service That Exceeds Expectations

Dedicated Trust sales and service teams to support our vast product portfolio of traditional and consumer-driven plans and programs. We offer a broad network of physicians and health-care professionals and hospitals to offer members convenient access to services nationwide.

Serving the Engineering Community for Over 50 Years

The ACEC Life Health Trust is designed by engineers for engineers. For 50 years now, the Trust has been dedicated to supporting the health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance needs of engineering firms across the country. We partner with the top leaders in the health insurance and health benefits industry to deliver unmatched value in health insurance coverage to ACEC Member Firms. You can rest assured that no one knows and consistently meets the needs of your firm better than we do. We look forward to the opportunity to earn and retain your business and, consequently, contribute to your engineering firm’s ongoing success. Learn More

Managing Your Benefits

Benefitsolver is the Trust’s new, exclusive state-of-the-art enrollment and eligibility system. This online platform is designed to make your life a little easier, so you can focus on meeting your business objectives.

Currently a UHC-Trust Firm and want access to this exciting new tool? Click here for more information.

Engineers Deserve Better

Watch our video for an overview on how you can keep your employees healthy, active and productive with our Better by Design portfolio of value-added healthcare solutions.

Supporting Your Health and Well-Being

Our Designed Portfolio of value-added healthcare solutions are specifically designed to improve health and vitality, lower the incidence of illness and disease, foster greater on-the-job focus, enhance quality of life and create an opportunity to positively impact your firm's healthcare benefit premiums. We encourage you to participate in all three.

Designed Wellness

A comprehensive, complimentary wellness program designed to improve the health, wellness and well-being of Trust members.

Designed Advocate

Personal healthcare advisors dedicated to helping members understand and reap the full benefits of their Trust healthcare plan.

Designed Telehealth

Provides 24/7/365 phone access to physicians, to help Trust members stay out of the doctor's office and on the go.


ACEC Life/Health Trust provides a strong network and rapid claims response which results in little or no employee whining. It’s a winning combination my HR Department loves!

Steve Mincey
DES Architects + Engineers

We have come to rely on the Trust as a strategic business partner in navigating our way through the complexity of the insurance market. The Trust understands our unique business needs, and we take comfort in knowing that they are working on our behalf, and keeping our best interest in mind, to secure a competitive advantage for us to offer the benefits we value so highly.

Nancy Allen
Beaudin Ganze Consulting Engineers, Inc.

The ACEC Life/Health Trust is a trusted partner…an additional resource that most organizations do not have the luxury of having on their own staff; they keep a strategic eye on both the health care and the insurance industries and the impact that changes in these entities may have on member firms… Read More

Risé Landeros
SPHR, Walker Parking Consultants

Join Us!

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) is the gateway to accessing the ACEC Life/Health Trust. ACEC is the voice of America’s Engineering Industry. Council members — numbering more than 5,000 firms and representing more than 500,000 employees throughout the country – are engaged in a wide range of engineering works that propel the nation’s economy. When you become an ACEC member, you join a force to promote industry needs and goals nationwide. ACEC membership is available through one of the 51 state and regional councils, called Member Organizations, which provide additional benefits at the local level.

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The ACEC Life/Health Trust (Trust) is governed by a board of seven Trustees who provide servant leadership and strategic direction, while operating as CEO’s or Principals in their respective engineering firms. The Trust is led by Patrick Feyen, President, who has more than 30 years of healthcare insurance experience. He is backed by a team of talented and experienced healthcare industry professionals that share not only a similar breadth and depth of experience, but a passion for delivering excellence in all they do. Experience the advantages of working with the Trust team today.

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Our Partners

The Trust partners with top leaders in the health insurance and health benefits industry to deliver unmatched value in health insurance
coverage and value added services to our ACEC Member Firms.

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