2015 HTI HealthDifference™ Award Winners Announced

FARGO, N.D.--()--Winners of the second annual HealthDifference™ Awards have been announced by program sponsor, Healthcare Trends Institute (HTI). The HealthDifference Awards recognize individuals and companies that have contributed to the betterment of the healthcare benefits industry in the United States.

“With the rapidly changing healthcare benefits industry, the second annual HealthDifference awards highlighted some terrific contributors”

2015 HTI HealthDifference Award Winners by category are as follows:

Category     Winner
Best Employee Defined Contribution Plan (DCP)     Fortress Benefits (Gold)
Best Healthcare Private Exchange Platform     CaliforniaChoice (Gold)
Best Healthcare Public Exchange Platform     PlanSource (Gold)

Best Small Business Benefit


    TASC (Gold)

CaliforniaChoice (Silver)

Award winners are notified by email, and receive a frame-quality certificate. In addition, winners have the option to order an engraved Statuette™ from the same manufacturer as the Oscar® awards. HTI’s annual HealthDifference Awards were open to members and non-members and organizations of all sizes, as well as, individuals.

“With the rapidly changing healthcare benefits industry, the second annual HealthDifference awards highlighted some terrific contributors,” states Tiffany Wirth, Executive Director of HTI. “Companies of all sizes have made some big differences in 2015.”

About the Healthcare Trends Institute

The Healthcare Trends Institute is an educational platform to help employers, third-party administrators, health plans, brokers, banks, payroll providers, consumers, and other stakeholders keep up with the rapidly changing healthcare benefits industry. It covers a range of topics related to the administration and management of healthcare benefits, including defined contribution, health exchanges, insurance, legislation, and more.

Healthcare Trends Institute programs include an educational web series, an annual awards program, newsletters, training programs, a resource library, a real-time health exchange infographic, and more. To ensure all content and programs achieve the highest level of quality and relevancy, the Institute is guided by an Editorial Advisory Board comprising of subject-matter experts that represent diverse aspects and perspectives within the healthcare benefits industry. The Institute is sponsored by Evolution1, the nation’s largest electronic payment, on-premise, and cloud computing consumer-driven healthcare solution. More information is available at www.HealthcareTrendsInstitute.org.

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