Recent Publications

ACHP member plans are role models for other health plans in innovating to achieve the industry’s Triple Aim – better health and better care, at a lower cost. This work is profiled in a number of publications, including our innovation profiles, ACHP’s Health Plan Innovations in Patient-Centered Care series, our Annual Reports and many more.


ACHP’s infographic series highlights drug cost trends for widely prescribed drugs within various therapeutic classes and communicates the potential effect of these prices on key stakeholders. » LDL Cholesterol (released in September 2016). Key takeaways include: Generic statins cost as little as $3.30 per month, are proven safe and generally well tolerated. Generic statins canRead more »

Rewarding High Quality

This issue brief builds on the recommendations in ACHP’s Moving Beyond Fee-for-Service brief, and examines how community health plans are designing value-based alternative payment models. It highlights specific, replicable strategies that are designed to reduce the total cost of care and improve health by rewarding providers for quality and specific health outcomes, such as improvedRead more »


This report profiles the work of ACHP member plans, who demonstrate that improving health care involves changing both the way plans work and the communities in which they live.


Members of the Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) understand the unique role of physician leaders in a rapidly evolving delivery system, and are working hard to both identify them and support their professional development.


Telehealth: Helping Patients Access Care When and Where They Need It features six ACHP member plans’ telehealth programs that better manage patients’ health and provide more convenient care, as well as policy recommendations for spreading telehealth innovations to the benefit of patients.


Medication Therapy Management (MTM) promotes collaboration among pharmacists, patients and providers to establish safe and effective drug regimens for optimal therapeutic outcomes.