Solstice Named Industry Innovator by Institute for HealthCare Consumerism

by Lauren Oakley | Oct 27, 2014

Solstice recognized as health care superstar for leading the way in private exchanges and health literacy 

October 27, 2014 – Plantation, FL – Solstice Benefits, Inc., a leading dental insurance carrier and private exchange technology platform provider, has been named a Health Care Superstar Industry Innovator by the Institute for HealthCare Consumerism.

Now in its ninth year, The Annual HealthCare Consumerism Awards recognize those who go above and beyond in executing innovative health and benefit management programs or providing those solutions to organizations. The editorial board named 66 leaders to the rankings this year across a range of diverse categories.

“The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism is a thought-leader and well-respected organization with a laser focus on innovation and the growing consumerism of health care. Receiving this prestigious award is an honor; we are proud to provide our members and brokers with the highest quality products and private exchange experience,” said Solstice chief operating officer Carlos Ferrera. “Health literacy allows consumers to make informed and confident benefit decisions and we are proud to have our work in this space recognized.”

Solstice will be presented its award at the IHC Forum West in November where Ferrera will be a session speaker and panelist. The session, The Impact of Healthcare Consumerism Initiatives on Supplemental Health Care Benefits & the Resulting Latest Trends for 2014, will highlight the shift in supplemental health benefits and the increasing demand for voluntary benefits by employees.

About Solstice

Solstice is a privately held Florida corporation based in Plantation, Fla. Solstice administers and markets dental, vision, pharmaceutical, life and short- and long-term disability benefits plans. Solstice and its subsidiaries also offer Third Party Administration (TPA) services in the Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia markets—and are in the process of expanding nationwide. It has been named one of “Florida’s Best Companies to Work For” and has made Inc. magazine’s “America’s Fastest Growing Companies” list for three years in a row. The Solstice Marketplace is a private exchange developed by Solstice. Created specifically with insurance brokers in mind, the Solstice Marketplace provides brokers with a one stop shop to offer personalized service to their customers.

For information on Solstice, contact 1.877.760.2247 or visit and


About The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism

The Institute for HealthCare Consumerism is the only informational hub and collaborative environment focused exclusively on innovative health and benefit management thought leadership and solutions. It’s the only place for employers, solution providers, brokers, advisers, consultants and more to collectively learn, connect and share through The Institute’s print publications — HealthCare Consumerism Solutions, HealthCare Exchange Solutions, Solutions Superstars and Solutions Outlook — its conference series and online networking community are the catalyst for the growth of the health care consumerism movement. The Institute deepens the conversation and collaboration between its invested stakeholders through our LEARN, CONNECT, SHARE philosophy. Visit for more information.