Exclusive Discounts and Solutions for MTRA Members through the Hospitality Associations Alliance Program

The Montana Restaurant Association is part of a strategic alliance program to help address the diverse needs of the hospitality industry. The Hospitality Associations Alliance, a strategic alliance platform created by the National Restaurant Association and UnitedHealth Group, offers exclusive discounts and solutions that benefit MTRA members and their employees.

This alliance program provides access to more health care solutions, promotes and supports health and wellness in the hospitality industry. Here are some of the program’s members-only offerings from industry-leading organizations, including UnitedHealthcare and Optum.

      Exclusive Health Care Discounts from UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare offers the following health care discounts for MT Restaurant Association Members:

  • Up to a 5% discount on manual medical rates for fully insured groups with 51 or more eligible employees.
  • An annual invoice credit of up to 5% on administrative fees for new ASO medical products for self-funded groups with 100 or more eligible employees.
  • Up to a 5% discount on specialty benefits (dental, vision, life, disability, accident and critical illness) for fully insured groups – in addition to all other discounts including bundling benefits programs.

Ask your broker for a quote or contact Alliah Sheta at [email protected]

     Association Health Plan – Restaurant & Hospitality Association Benefit Trust

Available to small restaurant and lodging MTRA member employers with 6-51 eligible employees, the Restaurant & Hospitality Association Benefit Trust offers small businesses some of the same product selection and pricing flexibility advantages formerly available only to large employers.

  • Features a product portfolio with more health plan designs, including high-deductible options with health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs).
  • Insured and serviced by UnitedHealthcare.

Visit www.uhctogether.com/mtra or contact Alliah Sheta at [email protected].

 Free National Restaurant Association Pharmacy Discount Card

This free pharmacy discount program helps employees save up to 80% (average savings of 47%) on all FDA-approved prescription medications.

  • Accepted at more than 62,000 pharmacies nationwide.
  • Cards and coupons are pre-activated and easy to use; privacy is protected.
  • There are no costs for using this card.
  • Administered through OptumRx®. This discount card program is not insurance.
  • Search for the best price and download a coupon or the card to access your discounts here: http://perks.optum.com/hospitalityrx

Questions? Contact Alliah Sheta at [email protected].




Virtual Visits

Healthiest You offers your employees the ability to safely seek medical assistance from the comfort of their homes anytime of the day or night.

- Unlimited mental health, general medical, dermatology, neck and back pain visits.  
- Employees meet virtually with a medical or mental health professional who can prescribe appropriate medications. 
- Eliminates the need to visit a crowded clinic, urgent care, or ER.
- Virtual visits are offered though employers, who may choose to cost-share with their employees.

- Members-only price is $9 per employee per month for unlimited virtual visits (includes entire household at no additional cost) with $0 copays and no other costs.  .
- Click here to learn more.
- No insurance required; No participation requirements; Minimum 2 enrolled
- Sign up today here

Here is a quick FAQ with some additional information.
Questions? Email: [email protected]





Let’s Get Checked: At Home Lab Testing:

Allows employees to take their health into their own hands. An accessible, affordable and convenient home health lab testing service is available to employees for a members only negotiated 30% discount off retail with the code: Hospitality30.

- Avoid waiting rooms, doctors’ scripts and appointments, simply collect your sample from home in minutes, mail it in and receive secure online laboratory results within 5 days.
- LetsGetChecked offers a range of over 30 tests including women’s health, men’s health, sexual health, and wellness.
- Click here to learn more

COVID19 PCR tests now available!

- Online results in 48-72 hours once swab is received by lab
- FDA authorized
- Click here to learn more 

If you are interested in purchasing for your employees please complete the “Organization Query” via the link below, a LGC representative will contact you and process tests.

Order your tests today here

Individuals may order tests but the 20% discount will not apply and tests will cost $119.

Free Mental Health Resources for Hospitality

• 30% increase in depression since 2020; 26.1% of Americans now suffer from anxiety
• U.S. drug overdose deaths surged nearly 30 percent in 2020
• 60% of US counties have no psychiatrist

Whole-person wellness involves mental, physical, and social well-being. The most common health problem in the world is depression, and mental health issues like stress can leave us immunocompromised, which can lead to chronic conditions like heart disease. Now more than ever, taking care of our mental wellness is critical. Access free hospitality-focused resources for:

• Mental health, substance use disorder, and suicide prevention.
• Support groups.
• Stress management techniques.
• Manager guidebook for promoting mental well-being in the hospitality workplace.

Contact [email protected] for more information.

Some restrictions and exclusions apply. Discounts are available only to members of the National Restaurant Association and its state restaurant association partners; and may vary by location and group size.
Insurance coverage provided by or through UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company, UnitedHealthcare Insurance Company of Illinois, Inc. or their affiliates. Administrative services provided by United HealthCare Services, Inc. or their affiliates. Health Plan coverage provided by or through UnitedHealthcare of Montana, Inc.
Health savings accounts (HSAs) are individual accounts offered by Optum Bank®, Member FDIC, and are subject to eligibility and restrictions, including but not limited to restrictions on distributions for qualified medical expenses set forth in section 213(d) of the Internal Revenue Code. State taxes may apply. This communication is not intended as legal, investment or tax advice. Please contact a competent legal, investment, or tax professional for personal advice on eligibility, investing, tax treatment and restrictions. Federal and state laws and regulations are subject to change.
Investments are not FDIC insured, are not guaranteed by Optum Bank®, and may lose value.