Awards

Apostrophe Wins 2019 Health Value Award

Apostrophe Wins 2019 Health Value Award 1200 460 Apostrophe Health

Intelligent Health Benefits Platform Receives Third Party Administrator Award from Validation Institute in Rigorous Competition

April 30, 2019 – DENVER, Colo. – Intelligent Health Benefits Platform Apostrophe has been awarded the Health Value Award for Third Party Administrator by the Validation Institute. The award was given in recognition of Apostrophe’s innovative approach to simplifying billing and payment processes, and passing the savings onto customers and members.

The Validation Institute recognized more than 30 companies at the forefront of leading change in healthcare. With awards given across 20 categories, the application process is considered “long and rigorous” by the Institute. The Third Party Administrator validated category is among the more challenging to enter as a finalist.

“We share a mission with the Validation Institute — to improve the quality and cost of healthcare,” said Apostrophe CEO and Co-Founder Cheryl Kellond. “We’re the health plan that’s fixing America, and we’re so proud to receive this award from such a respected and values-aligned organization.”

Recipients were named at an awards ceremony which took place Sunday, April 28, 2019, at the Annual World Health Care Congress in Washington D.C.

About Apostrophe, Inc.
Apostrophe Intelligent Health Benefits replace your current administrator and legacy provider network to deliver better benefits for less money to self-insured employers. Apostrophe is driven by simplicity, transparency and love to provide market-leading member care and put employers back in control of cost and experience.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Apostrophe is a Certified B Corporation and a 2019 Health Value Awards winner. For more information, visit www.apostrophe.health.

About Validation Institute
Validation Institute is an independent, objective, 3rd party organization on a mission to improve the quality and cost of healthcare. Based in Portsmouth, N.H., the organization is made up of a network of health benefits purchasers, health benefits advisors, and healthcare solution providers focused on delivering better health value and stronger outcomes than conventional healthcare.

Cheryl Kellond: Most Admired CEO Award of 2018

Cheryl Kellond: Most Admired CEO Award of 2018 1200 460 Apostrophe Health

Cheryl Kellond, CEO and Co-Founder of Apostrophe, a common sense healthcare savings platform for self-insured employers, has been named one of Denver Business Journal’s Most Admired CEOs for 2018.

The Denver Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO Awards recognize outstanding chief executives as innovators, standard-bearers, role models and exceptional leaders. Kellond is one of 15 honorees chosen by the Journal for the award.

This year’s nominees were judged by an independent panel representing an array of industries, and the Denver Business Journal’s editorial staff. Judging criteria included assessing each candidate’s contributions to company success, civic engagement and career achievement.

Kellond holds a long record of entrepreneurial leadership. A concept-to-launch product expert, Kellond has delivered over $750M in revenue from version-one hardware, software and internet products at both startups and marquee brands.

“I’m honored to receive this prestigious award along with an amazing group of business leaders. I have so much gratitude for my team at Apostrophe for this nomination and, more importantly, for their unstoppable drive to fight for what should be for our customers.” said Kellond. “Every day, my team proves that building the health plan that can fix America isn’t an empty promise. We have the creativity and grit to slay this wicked problem. A milestone like this tells me we’re on the right track.”

This year’s Most Admired CEOs will be recognized at an awards reception hosted by the Denver Business Journal on Tuesday, Nov. 13 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center.

About Apostrophe, Inc.
Apostrophe is a common sense healthcare savings platform that delivers better healthcare benefits at lower costs to self-insured employers. Female-founded and guided by simplicity, transparency and love, Apostrophe is radically rewiring healthcare by changing how the money flows between employers, providers and members. With first-class concierge service and a curated suite of digital solutions, Apostrophe delivers benefits that actually feel like benefits and savings of 20% or more in the first year for its customers.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Apostrophe is a certified B Corporation and a Techstars graduate, sparked into existence by 10.10.10. For more information, visit http://www.apostrophehealth.com.

Kathy Keating Accepted Into Forbes Technology Council

Kathy Keating Accepted Into Forbes Technology Council 2250 1500 Apostrophe Health

Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives.

Kathy Keating, CTO and Co-Founder of Apostrophe, a common sense healthcare savings platform for self-insured employers, has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Keating was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of her experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Kathy into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

As an accepted member of the Council, Kathy has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help her reach peak professional influence. She will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Kathy will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share her expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

Finally, Kathy will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

“Joining the Forbes Technology Council is a great way to collaborate broadly across our industry. I love sharing what I’ve learned with those I mentor, and I’m confident I’ll learn plenty from my peers in the Council,” said Kathy. “This partnership with Forbes reflects Apostrophe’s commitment to excellence and innovation, and I’m proud to be included in this esteemed group of leaders.”

ABOUT FORBES COUNCILS

Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.

For more information about Forbes Technology Council, visit forbestechcouncil.com. To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit forbescouncils.com.

ABOUT APOSTROPHE, INC.

Apostrophe is a common sense healthcare savings platform that delivers better healthcare benefits at lower costs to self-insured employers. Female-founded and guided by simplicity, transparency and love, Apostrophe is radically rewiring healthcare by changing how the money flows between employers, providers and members. With first-class concierge service and a curated suite of digital solutions, Apostrophe delivers benefits that actually feel like benefits and savings of 20% or more in the first year for its customers.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Apostrophe is a certified B Corporation and a Techstars graduate. For more information, visit www.apostrophe.health