You know them – that colleague whose specialty health career is a calling they answer with a passion and dedication so strong and vast that their accomplishments ripple through the entire industry. Whether they’ve advanced specialty health’s mission through relentless advocacy and marketing or raised the bar on the services offered or facilitated ease of access to reach a wider population, NASHO wants to formally recognize these trailblazers with our annual Most Influential in Specialty Health Award, but we need your help.
From now until March 22, 2013, NASHO will accept nominations for this distinguished award. Nominees should be executives from specialty health plans or provider networks that facilitate and support the delivery of specialty services including dental, vision, hearing, pharmacy benefit management, behavioral health, chiropractic, complementary and alternative medicine, physical therapy, radiology management and other ancillary services. The award is intended for individuals whose drive, passion and efforts serve not just their own professional interests or those of their corporation, but the greater good of the industry as a whole.
You may nominate someone by clicking on this link and providing basic information regarding the individual and the reason for their nomination.
Deadline for nominations will be 11:59 pm EDT on March 22, 2013. All nominees will be notified by NASHO asking that accept they nomination by providing a bio and photograph.
NASHO will compile all information on the nominees and put in ballot form to be disseminated to those voting on the award.
What better way to identify those who have shown the value of specialty health than the purchasers of specialty health. The award will be voted on by employers, executives from health plans, TPAs and Brokers. They will be asked to make their selection based on the following criteria:
- Visibility – The individual and organizations visibility in the market place
- Contribution – The value they provide to the industry
- Influence – They have increased the visibility of the industry
- Reputation – They promote quality and high standards for the industry
Ballots will be sent out on March 25, 2013 and must be returned no later than March 29, 2013.