2019 Health Value Award Winners

Our 2nd Health Value Awards ceremony, held April 29, 2019 in Washington, D.C., recognized more than thirty companies and individuals leading innovative changes in healthcare. Over 100 nominees competed to be named one of the best in healthcare.

Peer-Reviewed Winners

Awarded Company2019 Award Category
MindSciences Behavioral Health
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Enhanced Personal Health Care Commercial Insurers
Integrated Musculoskeletal CareDirect Care Provider - General Primary Care
Reflexion HealthDirect Care Provider - Specialty Musculoskeletal
The Zero CardHealthcare Analytics Platform
US HealthCenter Program Provider - Care Navigation
freshbeniesProgram Provider - General
Epigenex HealthProgram Provider - Specialty Cardiometabolic
Edison HealthcareProgram Provider - Specialty Destination Center of Excellence (US)
ARC FertilityProgram Provider - Specialty Fertility
American Association of Birth Centers Program Provider - Specialty Obstetrics
Venebio GroupProgram Provider - Specialty Pain Management/Addiction Reduction
U.S. Preventive MedicineProgram Provider - Specialty Wellness
Evolent HealthProgram Provider - Value-Based Provider Care Facilitation
MAP HealthReference-Based/Bundled Pricing
VIVIO HealthSpecialty Drug Managers
Apostrophe Inc.Third Party Administrator
The Leapfrog GroupValue Transparency Services

Non-Peer-Reviewed Winners

Awarded Company2019 Award Category
Green ImagingDirect Care Provider - Specialty Imaging Spotlight
One Call Health SolutionsDirect Care Provider - Specialty Imaging Spotlight
American AirlinesHealthcare Finance Innovation
Pittsburgh Business Group on HealthHealthcare Purchasing Collaborative
State of Montana Health Care & Benefits DivisionLarge Group (Greater than 5,000 Employees)
Nabholz Construction CorporationMidsize group (250 - 5,000 Employees)
EmpiRX HealthPharmaceutical Benefits Manager Spotlight
Rx ManagePharmaceutical Benefits Manager Spotlight
Southern ScriptsPharmaceutical Benefits Manager Spotlight
IndusHealthProgram Provider - Specialty Destination Center of Excellence (International) Spotlight
Virtual Physical TherapistsProgram Provider - Specialty Musculoskeletal Spotlight
Family Care Path, Inc.Spotlight
EZaccessMDTelehealth Provider Spotlight

Honorary Award Recipients


Hall of Fame

David C. Kibbe, MD – Founder and President (Retired) of Direct Trust

Lifetime Achievement: Clinical Care

Chad Gray – CEO, Integrated Mechanical Care (IMC)


Lifetime Achievement: Health Benefits Innovation

Tom Emerick – Founder, Edison Health


Outstanding Employer/Union Benefits Manager

Mike Adams – Vice President, Benefits & HR Systems, Dean Foods


Outstanding Corporate Senior Leader: Health Benefits

Marilyn Bartlett, State of Montana


Outstanding Benefits Advisor/Broker | Large Employers

Lee Lewis – Area Vice President, Gallagher Innovation Lab


Outstanding Benefits Advisor/Broker | Mid-size & Small Employers)

David Contorno, E Powered Benefits