Willis-Knighton Health System Chooses Gilsbar

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Largest hospital system in north Louisiana moves administration of employee health plan to Gilsbar

“We are proud to have partnered with such a proven, multipurpose national provider of health and benefit management strategies.” - Jaf Fielder, Willis-Knighton

Willis-Knighton Health System has selected Gilsbar to administer the Willis-Knighton Health Plus of Louisiana health-plan, covering over 11,000 Willis-Knighton employees and family members.

Willis-Knighton is the largest hospital system in north Louisiana, and is headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana. Willis-Knighton, a locally owned and operated not-for-profit health system, has been recognized as one of the top 100 hospitals in America.

Jaf Fielder, SPHR, Vice President and Director of Human Resources said: “Gilsbar developed a customized suite of services to help us proactively manage our health-plan. While continuing to offer a high quality, affordable employee health-plan with access to the best health-care providers in the country, we are proud to have partnered with such a proven, multipurpose national provider of health and benefit management strategies.”

As another Louisiana company and employer, “Gilsbar is proud to have been selected by Willis-Knighton Health System to manage their employee health plan. It is an honor to partner with an organization with such an impeccable reputation. We look forward helping support their long term objectives to continuously improve the health and well-being of the people they serve,” said Doug Layman, President of Gilsbar Health & Life.


About Gilsbar, LLC

Established in 1959, Gilsbar, LLC® is one of the largest privately-held insurance services organizations in the country. Recognized as a catalyst for creating healthy businesses, Gilsbar, LLC® offers self-funded and fully-insured benefit plan management services, along with Wellness, Advocacy, and overall Population Health Management. Gilsbar, LLC’s integrated delivery model improves the health and well-being of its members, resulting in significant health plan savings for its clients.

Gilsbar, LLC® has been honored by Inc. magazine for its sustained growth, Modern Healthcare and Business Insurance magazines as a Best Place to Work, and WELCOA and the American Heart Association for its proven wellness methodology.

For more information, visit http://www.Gilsbar.com.

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