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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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.”

ACHP Members Rated Among Top Medicare Plans in the Country


WASHINGTON, D.C. —Seven members of the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) received 5 stars from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for their combined Medicare Advantage and prescription drug (Part D) programs, the highest score awarded to health plans participating in the Medicare program. Only 11 plans (contracts) in the country received the 5-star rating for their combined Medicare Advantage and Part D offerings. An additional 2 plans offered by ACHP members received 5 stars for their stand-alone Medicare plans (Part C).

Community-Based Health Plans Lead National Rankings


WASHINGTON, D.C. —This year’s National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) rankings of health plans are once again topped by Alliance for Community Health Plans member organizations, with all 10 of the nation’s top ten Medicare plans, 5 of the top ten plans in the commercial rankings and 5 of the top ten plans in the Medicaid rankings offered by ACHP members. The 2013 rankings are available on NCQA’s website.

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Members in the News

UCare Wins Two Gold Aster Awards for Excellence in Communication

UCare won two Gold Awards in the 2014 Aster Awards for a brochure describing the UCare Connect planand in social media for its The Health Smarts blog.

Nineteen Kaiser Permanente Hospitals Honored by U.S. News & World Report

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is rated among the top 40 U.S. hospitals for cardiology and heart care, and 18 other Kaiser Permanente hospitals are rated “high performing” for other specialties, according to U.S. News & World Reports’ 2014-15 Best Hospitals in America rankings.

Kaiser Permanente Goes on an Energy Diet

Kaiser Permanente will compete with more than 100 teams and 5,500 buildings across the country in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2014 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition: Team Challenge to see who can save the most energy this year.

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Upcoming Events

ACHP MTM Learning Group: Using MTM, MM, or PCS to Improve STAR Ratings

Thursday, July 24, 2014

3:00 pm


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ACHP Behavioral Health Work Group Update to the Medical Directors Council

Thursday, August 7, 2014

3:00 pm


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Management of Hepatitis C Using Sovaldi

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

3:30 pm


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