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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King County’s Wellness Program Beats the Odds

In an article on the success of King County, Washington’s Healthy Incentives employee wellness program, the Puget Sound Health Alliance recognized Group Health Cooperative was recognized for its efforts in lowering county health care costs by $4,000 per person per year “while providing higher-quality services than the other providers in the Seattle area.”

Report Rates Health Plans

The Washington Health Alliance has named Group Health Cooperative the overall top-scoring health plan in the state among five providers.

New Geisinger Partnership Will Help Build Bigger Biobank of Tumor Samples

Geisinger Health System is partnering with Indivumed, a developer for individualized oncology technology, to bank and quickly preserve samples from consenting tumor removal surgery patients.

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ACHP Behavioral Health Work Group Update to the Medical Directors Council

Thursday, August 7, 2014

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Management of Hepatitis C Using Sovaldi

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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HEDIS Asthma Medication Management Discussion

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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