Priority Health, Highest Ranked Commercial Plan in Michigan, Joins Alliance of Community Health Plans

Washington — Priority Health of Grand Rapids, Michigan has joined the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP). ACHP is a leadership organization composed of high performing, community-based health plans. For over 20 years, Priority Health has been one of the leading health plans in Michigan in providing its customers with high quality, and high value, health care. Priority Health serves more than 550,000 people and 8,500 employers in 55 counties throughout Michigan. 

“I admire ACHP’s leadership in the delivery of integrated, high quality and affordable health care.  I look forward to working with its members on the many challenges facing the health care industry,” said Kimberly K. Horn, the President and CEO of Priority Health. “Joining ACHP will help Priority Health meet our strategic goals both in 2008 and beyond.” 

“Priority Health is a high quality health plan that is at the forefront of innovative health care solutions,” said Patricia Smith, President and CEO of ACHP.  “Working with its network of physician partners, the plan consistently provides excellent value to purchasers while giving their customers access to the best care possible. I look forward to working with Priority Health to advance innovative solutions that expand access to affordable health care services.” 

About ACHP 

ACHP represents innovative health plans and provider organizations that continually strive to deliver the highest quality health care, improve the health of their patients, maximize patient satisfaction, and reduce per capita health care costs. ACHP members consistently rank as among America’s best plans at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care to their communities. ACHP health plans have deep roots in the communities they serve, and provide health insurance and coverage to over 15 million individuals in the United States. Drawing on years of experience, members collaborate, share strategies and best practices, and work toward solutions to some of the biggest challenges in health care delivery and policy. More information is available at www.achp.org. 

About Priority Health

Priority Health is a nationally recognized health plan company based in Michigan. It serves more than 550,000 members with a broad portfolio of products including commercial and government health plans. Priority Health is a non-profit company governed by a volunteer board of directors. Dedicated to providing all people access to affordable health care, Priority Health ranks 11th in the nation for its commercial plans according to U.S. News & World Report and the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and is the top ranked commercial plan inMichigan For more information about Priority Health, visit www.priorityhealth.com.