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Native American-Owned Insurance Firm Selects Preferred Vendors HealthComp And Elixir To Expand Service Offerings For Indian Country

HealthComp partners with Tribal Edge

Tribal Edge Insurance, a Native American‐owned brokerage firm, is excited to announce it has selected preferred vendors HealthComp, a third party administrator for self-funded health plans, and Elixir, a pharmacy benefits and services provider. These newly formed alliances will bring a more robust benefit offering to Indian Country.

“We are excited to offer these preferred vendors to Indian Country. Healthcomp is the nation’s largest third‐party administrator and can offer top notch services and care. Elixir, owned by Rite Aid, can bring lower drug costs and accessibility to medications.” said Ted McKenzie, Tribal Edge Administrator. “Access to these higher end services have been out of reach for too long in Indian Country. It’s a win ‐ win for everyone.”

Healthcomp and Elixir both are enthusiastic to be a part of the change, bringing higher quality medical care to a population that has had a difficult time accessing and receiving treatment.

“At HealthComp, our mission is to provide innovative and affordable solutions that improve the quality of healthcare for members, clients, and providers.” said Justin Tran, Executive Vice President, Product Development for HealthComp. “We are committed to delivering affordable plans and compassionate service for as many members as possible. Knowing that they have been historically underserved, it is our goal to become a trusted partner for the Tribal community.”

“Elixir is focused on helping our members achieve whole health for life. We are excited to partner with Tribal Edge in this endeavor because it aligns with our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) and serving those in underserved areas,” said Dustin Jones, Regional Vice President, Client Services for Elixir. “We believe in the value of unique perspectives and in serving members where they are. We look forward to serving members in Tribal country and partnering with the Tribal Edge team to bring thoughtful, innovative care to its members.”

Our Tribal Edge team is brought to you by Tribal Solutions Group, a Native American‐owned company with a long history of Tribal government and Tribal enterprise experience with a national presence across the United States. Premier Workforce Solutions, a strategic partner to Tribal Edge, brings HR, Benefit, and Health Plan experience. Call us today at 215.896.6162 or visit us online at tribaledgeinsurance.com to learn more and set up a consultation to discuss how we can help your Tribal business start saving today.

Tribal Edge

Tribal Edge, brought to you by Tribal Solutions Group, is a Native American‐owned brokerage firm formed to address the expansive range of unique challenges and opportunities every Tribe faces. Our approach is simple: we build a customized solution based on each Tribe’s individual needs. Our Mission is to bring innovative solutions and services to Indian Country resulting in improved economic and health outcomes for all served. Visit tribaledgeinsurance.com

HealthComp

HealthComp, a New Mountain Capital company, is a leading independent health plan administrator for self‐funded employer groups. For more than 25 years, HealthComp has been dedicated to transforming benefits administration. Our solution brings together concierge‐level service, best‐in‐class operations, powerful analytics and expert medical cost management and integrates seamlessly with any benefits ecosystem. Visit www.HealthComp.com

Elixir

Elixir, a fully owned subsidiary of Rite Aid Corporation, is a pharmacy services provider that offers pharmacy benefit management services, Medicare‐approved prescription drug plans, mail and specialty pharmacy solutions, and prescription discount programs. Visit https://www.elixirsolutions.com

Rite Aid

Rite Aid is a full‐service pharmacy that improves health outcomes. Rite Aid is defining the modern pharmacy by meeting customer needs with a wide range of vehicles that offer convenience, including retail and delivery pharmacy, as well as services offered through our wholly owned subsidiaries, Elixir, Bartell Drugs and Health Dialog. Elixir, Rite Aid’s pharmacy benefits and services company, consists of accredited mail and specialty pharmacies, prescription discount programs and an industry leading adjudication platform to offer superior member experience and cost savings. Health Dialog provides healthcare coaching and disease management services via live online and phone health services. Regional chain Bartell Drugs has supported the health and wellness needs in the Seattle area for more than 130 years. Rite Aid employs more than 6,400 pharmacists and operates more than 2,350 retail pharmacy locations across 17 states. For more information, visit www.riteaid.com.

Chad Harris

Chief Executive Officer

 

Chad Harris serves as the CEO of HealthComp and is a values-driven healthcare leader with over twenty years of experience running business process and information technology businesses as a senior executive. Chad has a reputation for creating and controlling rapid growth by focusing on the intersection of customers, market dynamics, and the new digital world.

 

Chad has held many senior executive positions and led global teams of more than 10,000 people across dozens of counties. Chad has grown both large and small businesses, from those with less than $100M of revenue to those producing multiple billions of revenue, focusing on delivery, customer satisfaction, and innovation to create market leadership.

 

Chad's philosophy is to inspire change by doing what comes naturally, putting the needs of others before his own, working incredibly hard, and focusing on "how" to accomplish things, never "if they can be accomplished."

Thomas Martel

Chief Growth Officer

 

Tom serves as the Chief Growth Officer at HealthComp. In this role, Tom focuses on strategic initiatives aimed at accelerating HealthComp’s growth nationwide. His passion lies in assessing market and enterprise structures and creating efficiencies that enable teams to deliver best-in-class performance.

 

Previously, Tom led Cigna’s largest employer segment, largest region which was comprised of several health plans including the two largest health plans. He worked closely with Market Presidents and their leadership teams to develop and execute local market strategy and deliver growth for the enterprise. Tom earned his degree from Saint Anselm College and holds certifications from The Wharton School and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia. In his spare time, he enjoys sailing and holds a Master Captain’s license with the U.S. Coast Guard. He is also active in community outreach programs including local food bank and shelter services.

Sanoj Balakrishnan

Chief Technology Officer

 

Sanoj Balakrishnan serves as the Chief Technology Officer at HealthComp. In this role, he oversees the company’s overall technology strategy and architecture, building secure and highly scalable distributed systems.

 

Most recently, Sanoj served as Head of Healthcare Digital Business and Technology at Cognizant, working with payers and providers in developing solutions that reduced healthcare costs and provided a best-in-class experience for members. Earlier in his career, he worked at technology organizations in a variety of software engineering and architecture roles. Sanoj earned his B.S. from University of Mumbai and Computer Systems Management from National Institute of Information Technology.

Justin Tran

Executive Vice President, Product

 

Justin serves as the Executive Vice President of Product at HealthComp. He has 8 years of experience in developing and delivering solutions that reduce health care costs, improve quality, and provide a best-in-class experience for members. Most recently, Justin was an Associate Partner and business unit leader at McKinsey & Company where he helped large carriers and healthcare technology companies build new clinical services and solutions for fraud, waste, and abuse. Justin earned his B.S. in Accounting and Data Informatics from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Tucker Stein

Chief Financial Officer

 

Tucker serves as the Chief Financial Officer of HealthComp. Tucker previously worked for The Boeing Company in a number of finance and strategy roles, most recently as a finance lead for the Transactions and New Business Development group. In this role Tucker led investments and strategic partnerships for Boeing’s Space and Communications portfolio. Tucker earned his MBA at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and his Bachelors of Science at the University of Redlands.

Tom Georgouses

General Counsel

 

Tom is involved in multiple areas of HealthComp including Operations, Compliance and Legal Affairs. Tom was admitted to the California Bar in 1990 and started his legal career with Stammer, McKnight, Barnum and Bailey, LLP. When he left the firm to join HealthComp in 2014, he was the Managing Partner (he had represented HealthComp since 2003). In private practice Tom’s areas of focus included healthcare and transactional work. Tom holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration-Finance from California State University Fresno and received his Juris Doctorate from San Joaquin College of Law.

Rishab Bansal

Chief Transformation & Operations Officer

 

Rishab serves as the Chief Transformation & Operating Officer at HealthComp. Rishab focuses on transforming and modernizing HealthComp’s operations to provide delightful and distinctive experiences to its members, providers, and clients. His agenda includes integrating all entities towards a One HealthComp vision, driving profitable growth, and delivering value and business outcomes.

 

In his former work over the last 2 decades, he has helped clients across industries to transform themselves by bringing industry-leading practices and digital and data-led disruption. As the trusted advisor to the C-suite, Rishab helped his clients leapfrog on their transformation journey to accelerate business outcomes and helped them unlock new opportunities to drive profitable growth, profitability, and enhanced experience for their employees and clients.

EDI Information

If you are a healthcare provider and have the capability to submit healthcare claims electronically and use one of the clearinghouses listed below, please use the associated payor ID to submit claims destined for HealthComp.

Clearinghouse Medical Payor ID Dental Payor ID
Availity 85729
Capario HCOMP
CareVu 85729
Dental XChange DX029
Emdeon/WebMD 85729 85729
Claimant.com 85729
I-Plexus Solutions 85729
McKesson (RelayHealth) 85729
CPID:
HCFA - 3206
UB - 2934
NDC 85729
Office Ally 85729
OptumInsight (Formerly Ingenix) 85729
Tesia 85729

We strongly advise that you confirm our payor ID with your clearinghouse before you submit claims electronically to us.
For questions regarding our EDI capabilities, please contact our EDI Coordinator



Elaine Davis

Chief Human Resources Officer

 

Elaine Davis serves as CHRO for HealthComp. Elaine previously served as CHRO for Continuum Global Solutions and has served in executive leadership positions for Xerox and GlaxoSmithKline. Elaine holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of California at Berkeley.