Media Contact:  Jennifer Moore, Chief Operating Officer

Crescent Health Solutions 828-670-9145 ext. 104


Crescent Health Solutions & Sona Benefits Partner with Givens Communities


(Asheville, N.C.) – December 6, 2016 - Crescent Health Solutions, a leading provider of flexible, cost-effective and easy-to-use healthcare delivery solutions, welcomed Givens Communities to the family on October 1, 2016.   Givens Estates, Givens Highland Farms, Givens Affordable Communities and all their employees now have access to the broadest PPO network in western North Carolina and to all of the benefit plan administration capabilities Crescent has to offer.  In addition, Crescent partnered with Sona Benefits to bring Givens Communities a fully integrated pharmacy benefit solution with a local feel.


“The team here at Crescent is very pleased to have Givens entrust its employee benefits program to us.  Givens does so much for seniors in our community through quality care delivery and outreach ministries.  Adding them to our list of clients is certainly a blessing”, said Blake Spell, Director of Sales with Crescent.


“While our relationship with Crescent is still relatively new we could not be more pleased to this point.  Their transition and implementation of our benefits program was seamless and flawless”, said Amy Staton, Human Resources Director with Givens.


“The team at Sona is very happy to be able to expand our relationship with Givens to now service not only residents, but the employee base as well.  Partnering with Crescent truly maximizes the resources of both organizations to benefit the Givens Communities”, said Todd Tamplin, President, Sona Benefits.


About Givens

Givens Communities is a Christian, ecumenical not-for-profit corporation committed to providing the full continuum of quality care to seniors within its community and to providing outreach ministries in the larger community.

Since its inception in 1975, Givens’ goal is to optimize the quality of life for residents and staff by encouraging a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Through our ongoing commitment to wellness--integrating mind, body and spirit--Givens Estates, Givens Highland Farms, and Givens Affordable Communities is dedicated to meeting the emerging needs of current and future residents in finding fulfillment, dignity and purpose in daily living.


About Crescent Health Solutions

Crescent Health Solutions is a diversified health services organization licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Oklahoma specializing in providing flexible, cost-effective and easy-to-use healthcare delivery solutions, including health plan administration, a 40,000+ member PPO network with more than 5,500 providers and 58 hospital and specialty facilities, third-party administrative services, health and disease management oversight and provider value-based clinical integration improvement.


About Sona Benefits

Sona Benefits is a unique partner that simplifies the complexities of Pharmacy Benefit Management while helping organizations of all size achieve their goals.  The Sona Pharmacy Network provides members access to over 64,000 pharmacies nationwide.  Our mission is to provide transparent prescription management services that yield value to plan sponsors while ensuring solutions are in the best interest of plan members.  We combine technology driven data analysis, customized plan design, Medication Therapy Management, and Disease Management to better control healthcare costs while improving the health of members.