Best Companies to Work for in New York

Independent Health honored as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York

BUFFALO, N.Y. (May 7, 2014) - Independent Health has been named one of the best companies to work for in New York State for the seventh consecutive year.

Independent Health, which ranked 15th among 28 finalists in the large-size company category, was honored at an awards dinner on May 6 in Albany. Independent Health is one of just four companies across the state to be named a finalist for seven years in a row. The Best Companies to Work for in New York State program, presented by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management, in conjunction with Best Companies Group, Journal Multimedia Corporation and the Business Council of New York State, motivates employers to focus on moving their workplace towards excellence.

“Independent Health is honored to again be one of the best companies to work for in New York State,” said Patricia Clabeaux, senior vice president of human resources and organizational development, Independent Health. “We are proud to maintain a culture that supports innovation, collaboration and personal and professional growth.”

This statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New York, benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The final rankings were based on a company evaluation and employee survey.

For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in New York State program, please visit www.BestCompaniesNY.com.

Headquartered in Buffalo, Independent Health began operations in 1980 and has consistently been rated among the top health plans in the country for customer service and member satisfaction. Independent Health’s comprehensive portfolio of product and service offerings include HMO, POS, PPO and EPO products, Medicare and Medicaid plans, traditional indemnity insurance, consumer-directed plans, coverage for self-funded employers, plus health savings account (HSA) and pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services. Combined, the company provides health benefits and services to nearly 375,000 individuals in Western New York and throughout the country. For more information, visit Independent Health’s website at www.independenthealth.com.