Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, the nation?s first accountable care organization
accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and
Boon-Chapman, a Texas-based third-party administrator of employee
benefits, announced a partnership to deliver Kelsey-Seybold?s
?KelseyCare? health benefits plan to partially self-funded employers in
the Greater Houston area with 50 or more covered employees.
KelseyCare has been offered to Houston-area employers for more than six
years and delivers high-quality care that is on average 15 to 30 percent
lower in total cost when compared to other health plans in the greater
?Our organizations are combining expertise to offer a high-quality
self-funded health benefits plan to Houston employers,? said Spencer
Berthelsen, M.D., Chairman and Managing Director, Kelsey-Seybold. ?We
are pleased to offer KelseyCare to employers through a well-respected
third party administrator which has served Texas employers since 1961.
Employers will receive high value, improved cost savings and healthcare
quality through KelseyCare administered by Boon-Chapman.?
As a part of the KelseyCare health plan benefits design, Boon-Chapman
will provide employers with member services, claims administration,
comprehensive eligibility systems and stop-loss coverage. Additionally,
employers will have the opportunity to offer employees a variety of
KelseyCare benefit plans including a KelseyCare ?Point of Sale? plan, a
KelseyCare ?Deductible? plan and the KelseyCare ?No Deductible? plan.
?Our success has been built by providing a very high level of
personalized service to meet the needs of our clients,? said Kevin
Chapman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Boon-Chapman. ?Our
clients are looking for a plan design that delivers value for the
dollars spent and Kelsey-Seybold?s KelseyCare benefits plan has an
impressive history of achieving real value for employers and members.?
The KelseyCare Health Benefits Plan shows consistent high performance on
three critical indicators: financial performance, clinical quality and
enrollee satisfaction. An independent benchmarking survey of health
plans in the Greater Houston area has awarded KelseyCare top scores in
clinical quality and financial efficiency for six years. The 2010
Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey,
which independently surveys health plan members on their experiences
with all major health plans in the greater Houston area, has rated
KelseyCare among the best in four overall categories:Health Plan,
Healthcare, Personal Doctor and Specialist.
This new healthcare option is the ideal solution for employers looking
to manage benefits costs while continuing to provide employees with
quality healthcare focused on prevention, convenience and affordability.
Employers can enroll in KelseyCare administered by Boon-Chapman now for
a March 1, 2013 effective date.
Kelsey-Seybold and Cigna Healthcare of Texas will continue their
longstanding affiliation to offer KelseyCare powered by Cigna to
Houston-based employers on both a fully insured and self-funded basis.
Brokers interested in learning more about KelseyCare administered by
Boon-Chapman can visit www.kelseycare.com/boonchapman.
About Kelsey-Seybold Clinic
Clinic is Houston's premier multispecialty group practice, founded
in 1949 by Dr. Mavis Kelsey in the Texas Medical Center. More than 370
Kelsey-Seybold physicians practice at 20 locations and a specialized
Sleep Center in the Greater Houston area. Medical services offered by
Kelsey-Seybold includesmedical care in55medical specialtiesincluding
primary care, outpatient surgery centers,an accredited Sleep Center,
advanced Radiology services,13 onsite Kelsey pharmacies anda
secureonline portal for patients to communicate with theirpersonal
healthcare team. Kelsey-Seyboldis the nation?s first accredited
Accountable Care Organization awarded by the National Committee for
Quality Assurance. Kelsey-Seybold has been recognized by the
NCQAasaLevel 3 (highest) patient-centered Medical Home, and holds the
honor for the most physicians in Texascertified for excellence in
diabetes, heart and stroke careby the NCQA. In addition to these
recognitions, Kelsey-Seybold is home to a nationally accredited Breast
Diagnostic Center, Endoscopy
Center and Cancer
Center. To follow Kelsey-Seybold on Twitter, visit twitter.com/kelseyseybold.
To follow Kelsey-Seybold on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/KelseySeyboldClinic.
To follow Kelsey-Seybold on YouTube, visit http://www.youtube.com/kelseyseyboldclinic.
Boon-Chapman is a Texas-based, third-party administrator of employee
benefits. The company is currently headquartered in Austin, Texas with
more than 700 clients and 75,000 covered employees across the nation.
Boon-Chapman is the oldest domiciled third-party administrator in the
state of Texas, and the company prides itself on providing outstanding
service to clients. For more information about Boon-Chapman visit www.boonchapman.com.
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