Inc. Magazine Unveils Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Bedminster, NJ – August 16, 2018 – Inc. magazine revealed that Zelis, a healthcare technology company and market-leading provider of integrated healthcare cost management and payments solutions, has been named for the 8th time to its 37th annual Inc. 5000. The most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies, this list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the U.S. economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp and Zillow gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.
“We are honored to make the list for the eighth time,” said Doug Klinger, CEO of Zelis Healthcare. “Our payer clients, our provider network members, our provider payments network members, our partners and our outstanding associates work together every day to help reduce the rising cost of healthcare and make our growth possible.”
Not only have the companies on the 2018 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list shows staggering growth compared with prior lists. The 2018 Inc. 5000 achieved an astounding three-year average growth of 538.2 percent, and a median rate of 171.8 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $206.1 billion in 2017, accounting for 664,095 jobs over the past three years.
“If your company is on the Inc. 5000, it’s unparalleled recognition of your years of hard work and sacrifice,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “The lines of business may come and go, or come and stay. What doesn’t change is the way entrepreneurs create and accelerate the forces that shape our lives.”
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About Zelis Healthcare
Zelis Healthcare is a healthcare technology company and market-leading provider of integrated healthcare cost management and payments solutions including network analytics and design, network access and cost management, claims cost management and electronic payments to payers, healthcare providers and consumers in the medical, dental and workers’ compensation markets nationwide. Zelis Healthcare is backed by Parthenon Capital Partners. www.Zelis.com
About Inc. Media
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Inc. took home the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. The total monthly audience reach for the brand has been growing significantly, from 2,000,000 in 2010 to more than 18,000,000 today. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the remarkable achievements of these companies. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.