Qualcomm and Merrill Steel were awarded the 2020 Employer/Purchaser Excellence Award by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions at its Annual Forum. The Pittsburgh Business Group on Health was recognized with the 2020 Membership Leadership Award and Cigna received the 2020 eValue8™ Innovations Award.
“All of these organizations are excellent examples of stakeholders no longer willing to accept the status quo and committed to improving the health and wellbeing of their workforce and value of healthcare in their communities,” said Michael Thompson, National Alliance President and CEO. “We acknowledge and highlight their efforts in the hopes that others will also learn and lead by their examples.”
The Employer/Purchaser Excellence Award is presented to a large and medium sized employer or purchaser who demonstrates leadership and innovation in advancing overall health and healthcare value through their approach to benefit programs and design, employee engagement, and support of coalitions efforts. Previous award recipients include The Walt Disney Company, Walmart, Brakebush Brothers, Southwire, East Penn International, and The Boeing Company. Read More:PRnewsWire