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Meet the 2023 Health Plan Heroes
Once upon a time in the City of Ashtabula, there was a great concern about the rising healthcare costs burdening the city’s budget. The city
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Meet the 2022 Health Plan Heroes
Shine Solar is a solar panel home solution company headquartered in Arkansas and operating in three other neighboring states and Utah. The company has 85 employees using the health plan, and prior to transforming their health plan, the company was paying over $600,000 per year to United Healthcare…
Kenny Pipe & Supply Inc. is a family-owned, 130-employee, wholesale plumbing, pipe, and valve distributor based in Nashville, Tennessee. The company had been on a carrier-controlled, self-funded plan for a number of years, however, with an aging population and growing company, the health plan began it see costs spiraling out of control…
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2022 Health Plan Hero award recognizes businesses with high-value, low-cost health insurance plans for employees.
Six small businesses from across the country are among the first companies ever to receive a national award for their innovative, outstanding employer-sponsored health program. The companies received the 2022 Health Plan Hero award in a ceremony held in the Washington, D.C. area.
Why Should My Employer Be A Health Plan Hero?
Health Plan Hero companies have adopted innovative benefit design features in their health plans that:
As a patient, you may have had the opportunity to choose a job based on the benefits package that really works for you. If you are happy with your plan’s benefits and find value in the way your health insurance is structured, you can nominate your company to be a Health Plan Hero.
Now Accepting Applications for Next Round of Awards
Patients Rising accepts applications for its Health Plan Hero certification on a rolling basis throughout the year.