HealthSparq Announces New Contract with Leading Florida Health Plan Transparency tools offering healthcare cost and quality information now available to members of major Florida health plan

PORTLAND, Ore., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSparq, a leading solutions provider that enables online shopping in healthcare, announced today that Florida's oldest and largest health plan is the latest to join its portfolio of customers.

HealthSparq offers software solutions that health insurers can make available on their member websites to empower healthcare shopping. So far the company has contracted with 15 health plans across 20 states that together provide coverage to over 30 million consumers.

"The progressive health plans that contract with us across the country are leading innovators in enabling healthy communities by providing the ultimate healthcare shopping resources," said HealthSparq President Scott Decker. "Our award-winning, proven solutions offer demonstrated success that will be offered to nearly 4.2 million of Florida's medically insured consumers."

The addition of HealthSparq's services is a major step in the Florida insurer's transition into a total health solutions company.

Specifically, the Florida health plan will offer members the following functionality through software powered by HealthSparq:

  • HealthSparq Cost: Provides detailed out-of-pocket estimates and comparisons for common treatments, visits and services from pre-treatment to post-treatment.
  • HealthSparq Reviews: Patients can read and write ratings and comments about medical providers in a trusted community. Providers can also respond to patient comments to provide a more complete review of the experience.

To learn more about HealthSparq, visit and follow @HealthSparq on Twitter. To receive a HealthSparq demo, please send an email to or call 855-SPARQ-IT (855-772-7748).

About HealthSparq

HealthSparq develops healthcare transparency solutions for health plans and self-insured employers. The HealthSparq platform leverages data from a variety of sources, including health insurance claims, linked together with community reviews and discussions to empower consumers to make informed decisions via online shopping for healthcare. HealthSparq is part of the Cambia Health Solutions family of companies and is located in Portland, Oregon. To learn more about HealthSparq, visit and follow @HealthSparq on Twitter. To request a HealthSparq demo, please send an email to or call 855-SPARQ-IT (855-772-7748).

SOURCE HealthSparq


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