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HealthSparq Achieves NCQA Certification

January 17, 2017

Today, HealthSparq, a company committed to helping people make smarter health care decisions, has been awarded National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Health Information Products - Physician and Hospital Directories (HIP4) Certification. Read More…


#WhatTheHealthCare Wants the Real WTF, OMG Health Care Stories

December 7, 2016

Today HealthSparq issued a call to action and a promise: give us your frustrating, annoying, scary and crazy health care moments via the #WhatTheHealthCare hashtag, and we’ll do everything in our power to make sure the rest of the health care world hears you. Read More…


Emergency Care, Alcohol-Related Needs Are Hot Health Care Searches on Thanksgiving

November 21, 2016

From severed fingers, to burned body parts, to over-drinking and food poisoning, the week of Thanksgiving means emergency rooms across the country see more action, according to HealthSparq. Read More…


Rewards, Personalized Alerts Among New People-First Tools from HealthSparq

November 1, 2016

Today, HealthSparq launched a new suite of tools to encourage more health plan members to better navigate their health care shopping options using alerts and rewards. Read More…


HealthSparq Creates First-of-its-kind Platform for Health Care Comparison Shopping and Appointment Purchasing

July 21, 2016

HealthSparq Creates First-of-its-kind Platform for Health Care Comparison Shopping and Appointment Purchasing Read More…


HealthSparq’s First Health Care Shopping Trends Report Explores the People Behind the Data

June 21, 2016

HealthSparq released a first-of-its-kind 2015 Health Care Shopping Trends Report that explores what matters most to health care shoppers. Read More…


New HealthSparq Clean Helps Health Plans Avoid Costly CMS, State-Level Fines for Inaccurate Provider Directories

October 29, 2015

HealthSparq announced its new data-as-a-service offering HealthSparq Clean today, a program that helps health plans correct the inaccuracies in their provider databases and establish ongoing updates. Read More…


Skin Cancer Concern Increases 60% in Summer Months, Data Shows

August 27, 2015

HealthSparq confirms summer is the peak season for often-expensive skin treatments Read More…


Severe Spring Allergies Drive People to Comparison Shop for Tests, Therapies to Save Money

July 1, 2015

HealthSparq data shows allergy shots and tests are among most frequently shopped medical treatments in Spring, nearly double 2014 figures Read More…


HealthSparq Named Portland Business Journal’s Third Fastest-Growing Private Company in Oregon and SW Washington

June 18, 2015

The health care startup saw 1,146 percent revenue growth from 2011 to 2014, plans to add 75 new employees in 2015 Read More…