Zelis, health care payments company based in Bedminster, makes Inc. 5000 again

Zelis, a leading payments company in health care based in Bedminster, has been named to the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies for the 11th time.

Zelis, which had three-year revenue growth of 60%, ranked No. 4,464.

CEO Amanda Eisel said the honor speaks to the company’s mission.

“Our continued presence on the list is a direct result of the dedication of our clients, vendor partners and Zelis team to deliver a more seamless experience for all constituents in health care,” she said. “As we continue to harmonize the interests of payers, providers and consumers, we’re contributing to more affordable and transparent health care for all, and we’re more devoted than ever to this mission.

“We’re again incredibly honored to be recognized as part of the Inc. 5000, and this year it feels especially rewarding considering the dynamic market conditions during the pandemic.”

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Inc. editor Scott Omelianuk said placement on the list this year has even a greater significance.

“The 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled,” he said. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing.

“This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership and the help of a whole lot of people.”

The average median three-year growth rate of companies on the list soared to 543%, and median revenue reached $11.1 million, Inc. 5000 officials said. Together, those companies added more than 610,000 jobs over the past three years.