WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 21, 2018--ELAP Services, LLC, a leading healthcare solution for self-funded employers across the U.S., announced today the Employer Bill of Rights, an exclusive listing of eight fundamental rights for businesses that provide healthcare benefits to more than 150 million Americans covered by employer-sponsored health plans.
The purpose of the Employer Bill of Rights is to inspire and empower businesses to understand and exercise their rights as they make health plan decisions and manage healthcare costs within today’s complex healthcare system — decisions which affect their businesses and the employees who rely on these benefits.
“Too many businesses are left in the dark when it comes to health plan design and managing skyrocketing healthcare expenses,” said ELAP Co-founder and CEO Steve Kelly. “With the majority of individuals and families across the country dependent on employer-sponsored health plans to provide robust and affordable coverage, businesses have a tremendous responsibility to offer quality benefits for their employees. We believe that all businesses and their plan members have a right to know and pay a fair amount for healthcare, and to challenge the status quo when it comes to healthcare costs. That is why we created the Employer Bill of Rights.”
As part of its mission to move healthcare forward and transform healthcare for businesses across the U.S., ELAP’s Employer Bill of Rights initiative proposes a new standard for employer-sponsored health plans. ELAP inspires a call to action for businesses everywhere to join its mission by demanding healthcare transparency and fairness.
Businesses have a right to receive transparency regarding the costs of healthcare services; to audit medical bills; to defend fair healthcare payments; and to make direct connections with providers to achieve agreeable outcomes, all of which are included in the Employer Bill of Rights. The Employer Bill of Rights also encourages businesses to be aware of and explore all health plan options, including self-funded plans and reference-based pricing (or metric-based pricing). These models support fair payments for healthcare and the exercising of healthcare rights by businesses.
By adopting the Employer Bill of Rights, businesses reclaim control by standing up against out-of-control healthcare expenses that have become the norm in the U.S. In doing so, these businesses will transform their bottom line, achieve fair outcomes and offer responsible and comprehensive healthcare for their employees.
To view the complete listing of rights and to learn more about ELAP Services’ mission to bring fairness to healthcare, visit EmployerBillofRights.com.
About ELAP Services, LLC
ELAP Services is a leading healthcare solution for self-funded employers across the U.S., offering unparalleled cost savings and advocacy services. ELAP’s full-service program works in conjunction with a company’s health plan to promote the responsible and sustainable management of healthcare costs. ELAP’s services include plan design, claims auditing, member advocacy and legal defense, and emphasize collaboration and strengthening partnerships. ELAP builds meaningful connections with employers, members, and hospitals and health systems, to ensure a fair price for quality healthcare.
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CONTACT: Vault Communications on behalf of ELAP Services
Jessica Caufield, 610-455-2750
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA PENNSYLVANIA
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SOURCE: ELAP Services, LLC
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