Zelis® Payments Honored With People’s Choice Stevie® Award

Votes Determined Favorites for Customer Service Excellence

CLEARWATER, FL – February 23, 2017 – Zelis Payments, a unit of Zelis Healthcare, announced it was voted the public’s favorite provider of customer service in Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals. As a result, Zelis Payments will receive a People’s Choice Stevie Award for Favorite Customer Service.

More than 149,000 votes were cast in the 2017 People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service. The worldwide public vote was open to the public from January 20 through February 10 and was conducted as part of the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, the world’s top honors for contact center, customer service, business development and sales professionals.

The awards will be presented to honorees before more than 600 executives from around the world during a banquet at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 24.

It was previously announced that Zelis Payments was named a finalist in the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. All organizations honored in the Customer Service Department of the Year awards categories of this year’s Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service were eligible to be included in voting for the People’s Choice awards.

“I am extremely proud that our team has been honored by the Stevie Awards as a People’s Choice favorite for customer service,” said Doug Klinger, CEO of Zelis Healthcare.

“These awards are a testament to our commitment to exceptional client service,” said Jay Ver Hulst, President of Zelis Payments. “Our highly dedicated team of associates are instrumental to our success and this achievement, and I cannot thank them enough for their efforts.”

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About Zelis Healthcare

Zelis Healthcare is a healthcare information technology company and market-leading provider of end-to-end healthcare claims cost management and payments solutions including network solutions, claims integrity and electronic payments serving healthcare payer clients, healthcare providers and healthcare consumers in the medical, dental and workers’ compensation markets nationwide. Zelis Healthcare is backed by Parthenon Capital Partners.

About Zelis Payments

Zelis Payments, a business unit of Zelis Healthcare, is a leading healthcare payments technology solution dedicated to delivering value via exceptional client experiences. Our solutions facilitate regulatory compliance and streamline the transfer of healthcare payments and data. Zelis Payments is a payments exchange that connects payers with healthcare service providers – consolidating payments and aggregating data into one simple daily electronic file.

About The Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards.

Sponsors and supporters of the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include Sales Partnerships, Inc. and Value Selling Associates, Inc.