RJWF Plan Choice Challenge Winners Announced
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has named Washington, D.C.-based Consumers’ CHECKBOOK as the winner of its first ‘Plan Choice Challenge,’ a nationwide competition facilitated by Health 2.0 to design a technology application that helps people evaluate their health insurance options. This first place team demoed their winning solution on the HxRefactored mainstage last Thursday in Boston.
Stride Health (San Francisco, Calif.) and Clear Health Analytics (Stamford, Conn.) took second and third place, respectively. All three winning apps compare health insurance plans in consumer-friendly terms. Each narrows plans by cost-sharing features and help consumers calculate any projected tax credits. Read more about the results and winners at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. An infographic showcasing the winning entries and how they will be utilized can be found here. Stay tuned for future challenges from Health 2.0!