The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) is a national leadership organization bringing together innovative health plans and provider groups that are among America’s best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care.

ACHP’s member health plans provide coverage and care for more than 18 million Americans. These 23 organizations focus on improving the health of the communities they serve and are on the leading edge of innovations in affordability and quality of care, including primary care redesign, payment reforms, accountable health care delivery and use of information technology.

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ACHP Members Rated Among Top Medicare Plans in the Country


For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Rachel Schwartz

October 13, 2014

Seven members of the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) earned 5 Stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the highest score awarded to health plans participating in the Medicare program. Only 11 plans (contracts) in

Community-Based Health Plans Again Top National Rankings


For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Rachel Schwartz

September 19, 2014

Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) member organizations lead NCQA’s Health Insurance Plan Rankings 2014-2015, with 9 of the nation’s top 10 Medicare plans, 6 of the top 10 plans in the commercial rankings and 3 of the top

Four ACHP Members Named J.D. Power “Customer Champions”


WASHINGTON, D.C. — In conjunction with FORTUNE Custom Publishing, J.D. Power has named Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan (Albany, N.Y.), Health Partners (Minneapolis, Minn.), Independent Health (Buffalo, N.Y.) and SelectHealth (Murray, Utah) to its list of 2014 “Customer Champions.”

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Geisinger Investigators Launch Patient Portal as Part of National Institutes of Health Genetic Research Initiative

The Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen), a National Institutes of Health-funded resource dedicated to analyzing data from thousands of clinical genetics test each year, announced the launch of GenomeConnect, a new patient portal developed by a team at Geisinger Health System and collaborators from the ClinGen project.

Group Health Earns Rare Fourth Consecutive Medicare 5 Star Quality Rating

Group Health Cooperative’s health maintenance organization Medicare Advantage (MA) plan has earned a 5-Star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), one of only 16 plans in the country to receive the rating for 2015.

Institute of Medicine Elects 70 New Members, 10 Foreign Associates

George Isham, M.D., M.S., senior adviser at HealthPartners and senior fellow at HealthPartners Institute for Education & Research in Minneapolis, Minn., is among the 70 new members and 10 foreign associates elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) at its 44th Annual Meeting.

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