Zelis® Healthcare Announces Acquisition of EthiCare Advisors

Niche Company Joins Zelis’ Claims Integrity Business

BEDMINSTER, NJ – November 6, 2017– Zelis Healthcare, a market-leading healthcare information technology company, is pleased to announce the purchase of EthiCare Advisors.

EthiCare is a healthcare cost management company based in Succasunna, NJ. As a trusted partner of employers, labor funds, third-party administrators and health plans, EthiCare has provided a holistic approach to high-dollar claim review since 2002. Additionally, EthiCare’s expertise in servicing stop-loss and reinsurance carriers is unsurpassed in the self-insurance group health market.

EthiCare derives healthcare cost savings through its high-dollar claim review product and its dialysis product offering, among other services. “At EthiCare, we pride ourselves on our comprehensive approach, our client tenure, our results and our experience in the industry. Zelis was a natural fit for our organization, as we share similar expectations of service and performance excellence,” said Mark Hartmann, Managing Partner & CEO of EthiCare Advisors.

The EthiCare acquisition further enhances Zelis’ product portfolio supporting payer clients to achieve greater savings on high-dollar in-network and out-of-network healthcare claims. EthiCare is now a part of the Zelis Claims Integrity business unit led by Lori Sempervive, President.

“EthiCare is well-known in our industry for its ‘white glove’ service approach to high-dollar claims, and we look forward to providing payers with the same level of service they know and expect. We welcome our new team members to the Zelis Healthcare family, as we continue to extend our fully integrated solution for healthcare cost and payment management,” said Lori Sempervive, President of Claims Integrity for Zelis Healthcare.

“We are delighted to add the EthiCare product line to the Zelis portfolio. Bringing EthiCare into the Zelis family further enhances our ability to deliver better service and better performance for all payers as they endeavor to manage the cost of healthcare,” said Doug Klinger, CEO of Zelis Healthcare.

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About Zelis Healthcare

Zelis Healthcare is a healthcare information technology company and market-leading provider of end-to-end healthcare claims cost management and payments solutions. Zelis Healthcare focuses on network analytics and access, claims integrity and electronic payments for healthcare payers, providers and consumers in the medical, dental and workers’ compensation markets nationwide. Zelis Healthcare is backed by Parthenon Capital Partners.

About EthiCare Advisors

Founded in 2002, EthiCare Advisors, Inc. is an innovative medical claims settlement, cost containment and consulting services company that helps medical claim payers save money by focusing on the claims that ruin loss ratios, namely, catastrophic claims over $100,000 and dialysis claims. EthiCare is a three-time honoree of the Inc. 500|5000 award as one of the fastest growing privately-held companies in America.

Erik Fuglestad Returns to EthiCare Advisors

EthiCare Advisors Welcomes Back Erik Fuglestad We are excited to announce that Erik Fuglestad has re-joined the EthiCare Advisors team as Managing Director & Chair of the Management Committee. In this new role, Erik will oversee the Dialysis Team as well as the Sales and Operation Depts. In addition to his previous tenure at EthiCare, Erik has worked in management positions for multiple dialysis providers. His dialysis claims expertise and proven management skills are a great addition to our team and a great asset for our clients. Erik@EthiCareAdvisors.com, 888.838.4422 ext 706.

EthiCare Advisors, Inc. Relocates Corporate Headquarters

Succasunna, NJ – September 9, 2016 – EthiCare Advisors, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has moved its corporate headquarters to a larger space in nearby Succasunna, New Jersey. Succasunna, established around 1740, is an unincorporated community located within Roxbury Township in Morris County. The name Succasunna comes from the Lenni-Lenape Native American word for “land of black stones,” which refers to the iron-ore rich soil deposits found in the area.

The new address is:
EthiCare Advisors, Inc.
22 Route 10 West, Suite 201
Succasunna, New Jersey 07876

The phone number (888) 838-4422 and the fax number (866) 662-4121 will remain the same.

“Team EthiCare is very excited about the move to the new office space,” said Managing Partner & CEO, Mark S. Hartmann, Jr., MS. “This new, larger space will help ensure that EthiCare will have adequate room to deliver world-class service and achieve our long-term strategic goals.”

To learn about EthiCare and its services, please visit www.EthiCareAdvisors.com or contact the Managing Partner & CEO, Mark S. Hartmann, Jr., MS, at 888-838-4422 extension 703.

About EthiCare Advisors, Inc.

Founded in 2002, EthiCare Advisors, Inc. is an innovative medical claims settlement, cost containment and consulting services company that helps medical claim payers save money, by focusing on the claims that ruin loss ratios, namely, catastrophic claims over $100,000 and the ultra-expensive dialysis claims. EthiCare is an independent, owner-operated private corporation and is a three time honoree of the Inc. 500|5000 award as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America. Mark S. Hartmann, Jr., MS, Managing Partner & CEO at EthiCare Advisors can be reached at Mark@EthiCareAdvisors.com or 888-838-4422 extension 703. Visit the website at www.EthiCareAdvisors.com.

 

To download to PDF:  Press Release – EthiCare Advisors, Inc. Relocates Corporate Headquarters

EthiCare Advisors, Inc. Launches HIPAA Compliance Solutions on the 20th Anniversary of HIPAA Becoming Law

Budd Lake, NJ – August 19, 2016 – EthiCare Advisors, Inc. is pleased to announce a valuable new service for our clients, HIPAA Compliance Solutions. This new service is being launched on the 20th anniversary of HIPAA being signed into law by President Bill Clinton on August 21, 1996.

HIPAA Compliance Solutions was created to help our clients abide by the strict guidelines set out in the law regarding the privacy and security of protected health information. Having the proper measurers in place to meet the requirements of HIPAA will help our clients protect their businesses and to be prepared if they ever face a federal compliance audit. Mark S. Hartmann, Jr., MS, EthiCare’s Managing Partner & CEO said, “Our clients were instrumental in the creation of this service, many stressed the need for assistance with HIPAA compliance. We think we have the solutions to help.”

The major components to good HIPAA compliance include the performance of regular Security Risk Assessments, updated and customized Policies & Procedures and systematic Employee Training. EthiCare will offer these and other compliance related services such as IT Security, Software Compliance and Breach Investigation.

To learn more about our new offering please contact Mark S. Hartmann, Jr., MS, directly at 888-838-4422 extension 703 or visit our HIPAA Compliance webpage.

About EthiCare Advisors, Inc.

Founded in 2002, EthiCare Advisors, Inc. is an innovative medical claims settlement, cost containment and consulting services company that helps medical claim payers save money, by focusing on the claims that ruin loss ratios, namely, catastrophic claims over $100,000 and the ultra-expensive dialysis claims. EthiCare is an independent, owner-operated private corporation and is a three time honoree of the Inc. 500|5000 award as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in America. Mark S. Hartmann, Jr., MS, Managing Partner & CEO at EthiCare Advisors can be reached at Mark@EthiCareAdvisors.com or 888-838-4422 extension 703. Visit our website at www.EthiCareAdvisors.com.

To Download to PDF:  Press Release – EthiCare Launches HIPAA Compliance Solutions – August 2016

EthiCare Advisors Supports World Kidney Day – March 10, 2016

Budd Lake, NJ – February 26, 2016 – World Kidney Day is Thursday, March 10, 2016. World Kidney Day was created to raise awareness of the importance of healthy kidneys. Events will take place around the globe to create awareness of risk factors that contribute to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and understanding how to live with a kidney disease including End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).

Download:  Press Release – EthiCare Advisors Supports World Kidney Day – March 10, 2016

Visit EthiCare Advisors World Kidney Day Webpage

Sun Life Cost-Containment Webinar Features EthiCare Advisors, Inc. Managing Partner & CEO Mark Hartmann

Budd Lake, NJ – September 2, 2015 – Mark S. Hartmann, Jr., MS, EthiCare’s Managing Partner & CEO will be the featured presenter at a Sun Life sponsored cost-containment webinar on September 10, 2015 at 2PM EDT. The webinar is titled Cost-Containment Insights: Partnering to Get the Solutions You Need.

Download:  Press Release – Sun Life Cost Containment Webinar features EthiCare Advisors Inc Mangaing Partner CEO Mark Hartmann