September 16, 2020

Carrum Health Expands into Indiana with OrthoIndy Hospital

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Partnership Recognizes OrthoIndy Hospital as New Center of Excellence for Orthopedic Care in Midwest to Deliver High-Quality, Affordable Care

Carrum Health, the first digital health company connecting employers and employees with Centers of Excellence (COEs) for better, more cost-effective healthcare, today announced that it’s launching in Indiana through a partnership with OrthoIndy Hospital. Working with OrthoIndy Hospital, Carrum Health will provide Indiana employers, employees and their dependents access to high-quality orthopedic services at predictable costs.  

“OrthoIndy Hospital has a stellar reputation for its orthopedic services,” said Christoph Dankert, VP of Product at Carrum Health. “OrthoIndy Hospital’s focus on delivering high-quality, affordable care makes them an ideal partner as we launch in the state to meet the needs of employer COE programs, and help drive down the cost of common procedures.”

A RAND Corporation study found that prices paid to hospitals across the U.S. for privately insured patients averaged about 241% of what Medicare would have paid. The costs are even higher in Indiana, which was 311% of Medicare, according to the report, “Prices Paid to Hospitals by Private Health Plans Are High Relative to Medicare and Vary Widely: Findings from an Employer-Led Transparency Initiative.”

Through Carrum Health’s technology-powered platform, employees and their dependents will have access to joint replacement and spinal procedures at OrthoIndy Hospital at a fixed, bundled price. Carrum Health helps employers save up to 50% on surgery costs, while ensuring that patients receive best-in-class care and support throughout their healthcare journey. Ultimately, Carrum Health plans to offer a full range of orthopedic care through its platform in conjunction with OrthoIndy Hospital. 

About Carrum Health 

Carrum Health was founded in 2014 with a mission to “bring common sense to healthcare” through a value-based healthcare model that benefits providers, employers and their employees. Headquartered in San Francisco, Carrum’s award-winning Centers of Excellence (COE) technology connects self-insured employers with providers under payment arrangements to better manage healthcare costs. By aligning provider incentives with quality performance, Carrum drives improvements in patient experience and health outcomes. Customers include large Fortune 500 companies and public sector organizations. For more information, visit carrumhealth.com.

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