Innovative Health Care Transparency Solution Will Help Associates Find High-Quality, Low-Cost Care
SAN FRANCISCO – January 17, 2013 – Save Mart Supermarkets has selected Castlight Health, the leader in Health Care Transparency for employers, to lower health care costs and improve outcomes for its associates. Castlight’s benefits management suite will enable thousands of Save Mart associates and their dependents across Northern California and Northern Nevada to make better informed decisions about their care.
“Our associates are the heart of our company – from the friendly faces in our stores to the teams in our support offices and distribution centers – and keeping them and their families healthy is a top priority,” said Eric Nadworny, chief human resources officer, Save Mart Supermarkets. “Health care cost and quality varies wildly, and we wanted to steer our associates to the best care that fits their budget. By incorporating innovative solutions like health care transparency from Castlight, we continue to offer our associates superior benefits that support health and wellness.” Save Mart is committed to providing its workforce with competitive, high-quality benefits. Steering associates to the best care at a fair price right away is its goal. With Castlight, Save Mart associates and their dependents will have access to the online benefits management suite, as well as:
- Castlight Mobile – enables associates to make informed health care decisions about physicians, hospitals and services anywhere, from their smart phones
- Bilingual customer support – increases engagement with Save Mart’s diverse workforce
“Save Mart is a forward-thinking company that wanted to demonstrate a strong commitment to its workforce by innovating its benefits and wellness package,” said Randy Womack, chief operating officer, Castlight Health. “We’re pleased to partner with progressive companies like Save Mart that care for their employees and want to help them find and utilize the best care.”
About Save Mart
Save Mart Supermarkets operates 226 stores throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada under the Save Mart, S-Mart Foods, Lucky, Maxx Value Foods, and FoodMaxx banners. The privately-held company was founded January 17, 1952 and has always been headquartered in Modesto, California. More information about the company and its banners is available at www.savemart.com, www.luckysupermarkets.com, and www.foodmaxx.com.
About Castlight Health
Castlight Health enables employers, their employees, and health plans to take control of health care costs and improve care. Named #1 on The Wall Street Journal’s list of “The Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies” for 2011 and one of Dow Jones’ 50 Most Investment-Worthy Technology Start-Ups, Castlight Health helps the country’s self-insured employers and health plans empower consumers to shop for health care. Castlight Health is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by prominent investors including Allen & Company, Cleveland Clinic, Maverick Capital, Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Oak Investment Partners, Redmile Group, T. Rowe Price, U.S. Venture Partners, Venrock, Wellcome Trust and two unnamed mutual funds. For more information, please visit our web site at http://www.castlighthealth.com or call (415) 829-1400.
Blanc & Otus for Castlight Health