Carrum Health Announces New Partnership with Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, Expanding Benefit Opportunities into the Tri-state Area
Partnership Gives Employees and Dependents of Fortune 500 Employers in the New York City and Philadelphia Area Easy Access to an Internationally-Recognized Leader In Orthopaedic Care, Expands Carrum Health’s Footprint on the East Coast
SAN FRANCISCO – November 12, 2019 – Carrum Health, the first cloud-based platform connecting employers and employees with Centers of Excellence (COE) for surgical procedures, today announced a new partnership with Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, a world-leader in orthopaedic care, as its newest Center of Excellence. The partnership is the latest milestone in Carrum Health’s aggressive nationwide expansion plan, making it easier for self-insured employers in the New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania areas to provide top-quality, affordable healthcare benefits to employees and their dependents.
“As a quality and value leader in orthopaedics, Rothman Orthopaedics meets the strict quality standards against which we measure all potential COE providers,” said Christoph Dankert, vice president of Product at Carrum Health. “Current and prospective Fortune 500 employer customers in the region are excited about the addition of an internationally-recognized leader in orthopaedics, and we’re looking forward to growing the market together with Rothman Orthopaedics. We are especially excited because this anticipates Carrum’s entry into the Greater New York and Greater Philadelphia markets.”
“The partnership with Carrum Health strengthens our direct-to-employer channel and will allow us to tap into the rapidly growing Center of Excellence market with Carrum Health as our trusted partner,” said Mike West, CEO of Rothman Orthopaedic Institute. “We are excited about bringing Rothman Orthopaedics’ unique model for orthopaedic excellence and value to Carrum Health’s employer customers and every member on their plans.”
The partnership gives as many as 100,000 members in the tri-state area access to one of the leading orthopaedic providers in the country within a drive of under two hours. The alliance also expands Carrum Health’s footprint into the New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania areas and paves the way for the upcoming expansion of Carrum’s sports medicine program.
According to data collected by one of New York City's largest unions which has over 200,000 members, is Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, hip replacements could cost on average $82,843 at one hospital and $57,568 at others. Carrum Health can save employers anywhere from 25-45% on such procedures, steering patients to high-value COEs offering predictable costs, improved outcomes and more control over their healthcare.
Rothman Orthopaedic Institute orthopaedists treat patients in the tristate area at nearly 40 office locations and 58 surgical centers with high-quality, compassionate and affordable musculoskeletal care. For more information about Rothman Orthopaedics visit www.RothmanOrtho.com.