With a new year underway, we’re celebrating long-overdue legislative advancements that help protect healthcare consumers and support their ability to make better, more informed decisions about their health and healthcare coverage. By working to prevent unexpected medical bills and requiring greater visibility into the costs of healthcare services, the No Surprises Act (NSA) and the […]
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Jan. 26 gathering of business leaders will focus on the future of business and benefits PHOENIX, Ariz. (January 14, 2022) — Focused on self-funded health plans and how businesses can gain control of healthcare spend, Vālenz® announced today that its chief executive officer Rob Gelb will be a featured presenter at an Oklahoma City event […]
Valenz uses proven, proprietary repricing methodology to protect from surprise out-of-network billing PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 23, 2021) — To help self-insured employers comply with requirements of the No Surprises Act (NSA) – and to protect plan members from sky-high surprise medical bills for out-of-network emergency air transport – Vālenz® has rolled out a new VMS™-validated […]
PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 17, 2021) — Amy Gasbarro, Chief Operating Officer for Vālenz®, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA). Gasbarro has worked with SIIA in various capacities since 2014, most recently as a trustee for Self-Insurance Political Action Committee (SIPAC), the advocacy and fundraising arm […]
Valenz repricing methodology mitigates risk of payment disputes PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 10, 2021) — In response to “growing and unnecessary concern” about Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) requirements that begin Jan. 1, 2022, under the No Surprises Act (NSA), leaders at Vālenz® are reaching out with assurance to clients that they already have proven tools to […]
Continues legacy of excellence in clinical care combined with claim validity, integrity and accuracy PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 3, 2021) — Vālenz® is proud to announce the renewal of its three URAC accreditations in Health Utilization Management, Case Management and Disease Management. URAC is the independent leader in promoting healthcare quality through leadership, accreditation, measurement […]
PHOENIX, Ariz. (December 3, 2021) — Vālenz®, the innovators behind the industry’s most transparent, data-driven ecosystem for self-funded employers and their health plan partners, recently announced Nathan Nelson, MBA, has been promoted to Chief Revenue Officer. Nelson, who joined the firm as Vice President of Business Development in April 2019, was promoted to the executive […]
Innovative reimbursement strategies maximize plan dollars, improve provider relationships and drive significant savings PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 19, 2021) — At a recent customer event, Vālenz® leaders unveiled a package of solutions that offer innovative alternatives to traditional reference-based pricing (RBP) agreements, designed to give self-insured employers more leverage in their local markets. According to Rob […]
New search capabilities bring more transparency into access, cost and quality PHOENIX, Ariz. (October 29, 2021) — In keeping with their commitment to innovation that fuels strong, vigorous and healthy lives, Vālenz® has announced the release its new Provider Locator tool. Available online for plan members and administrators to access anytime, the new and improved […]
Event to be held October 3-5 in Austin, Texas PHOENIX, Ariz. (October 1, 2021) — As Diamond members of the Self-Insurance Institute of America (SIIA) and industry-leading innovators for the self-insured and captive insurance marketplace, Vālenz® leaders have announced they are attending SIIA’s annual National Educational Conference and Expo again this year. The 41st annual […]