Grow your business with the support of our GPO

The Alliance GPO provides companies of all sizes unparalleled support for growing their business in one of the fastest growing segments of the managed care market—provider-sponsored and independent health plans. 

 



 


 

Why join the GPO?

 

Increase visibility

The Alliance serves more than 3,000 active members from nearly 50 provider-sponsored health plans. As a GPO participant, you’ll receive increased exposure to individuals from all areas of health plan operations in one of the fastest growing segments of the managed care market.

Increase credibility

Because GPO participants are thoroughly vetted by Alliance leadership and governance committees, Alliance members know they can trust and rely on the companies in the GPO.  When Alliance members are looking for a business partner, Alliance leadership and members start with the businesses in the Alliance GPO.

Increase business efficiency

Gain access to a dedicated marketing channel which includes: 

  • Year-round communications about your business and offerings via email, webinars, newsletters and the Alliance website
  • Personal outreach and introductions by the Alliance leadership
  • Focused strategy sessions with Alliance leadership
  • Insight into your current and prospective clients’ needs
 

 


 

How to join the GPO

 

Requirements

  • Complete profile in the Alliance vendor directory
  • Have at least two Alliance members as contracted customers for a minimum of 18 months
  • Provide a reference from three health plans, one of which must be an Alliance health plan member
  • Have served as programming faculty and/or a sponsor of at least two Alliance events in the last two years 
  • Complete GPO Participant Application
  • Agree to use Alliance standard contract
  • Obtain contract and participation approval from the Alliance
 

Admin fees

Maximum 3% of revenue generated in new business from Alliance members during the contract term. The Alliance returns a percentage of admin fees back to its members in the form of an annual product distribution and invests the remaining revenue back into the growth of the organization.

 

Timeline for approval

The GPO proposal review and contract approval process may take a minimum of six months.

 


 

Alliance GPO companies offering direct savings + product distributions

 

 

 

Risk adjustment, data analytics, encounter reporting, medical chart audit and coding, member engagement, eligibility and enrollment, and quality performance improvement.

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Health savings account (HSA) account management and advisors, and employer benefit cost management.

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Management consulting firm that provides strategy development and execution, revenue management, payer/provider alignment, business performance improvement, mergers and acquisitions, growth and new business development and compliance and investigations.

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Provider of healthcare cost management solutions (network and non-network programs) including a single gateway to a host of primary, complementary and out-of-network strategies for managing financial risks.

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Business process management, knowledge management, enterprise search and guided navigation in a single interactive system to improve information worker performance.

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Provides health care cost containment techniques, comprehensive consulting services, legal expertise, plan document drafting, subrogation and overpayment recovery, claim negotiation, and plan defense designed to control costs and protect plan assets.

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Supply chain management company that helps plans and systems identify purchasing trends and unlock savings.

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Reinsurance and stop loss for HMOs, health plans, providers, ACOs and self-funded employers.

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Offers eBenefitSync, an advanced benefit plan management and product configuration solution that provides a single source of truth for all benefits data.

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Market intelligence, data solutions, and other customizable software products including STAMP, a hosted, turnkey solution that helps identify what is important to customers and assess how well a business is delivering against those needs.

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Managing general underwriter and reinsurance advisor working with health insurers, managed care plans, and self-funded employers throughout the U.S. 

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Alliance GPO companies offering direct savings

 

 

 

Save on ACHP’s Medicare Advantage (MA) SnapShots® reports which contain CMS MA enrollment files and concise county and/or custom market area visual presentations of key metrics.

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A market research consultancy that offers syndicated studies (Market Intelligence Services) that are the health insurance industry’s leading source for insight on the attitudes, opinions, and behaviors of key decision-maker populations including consumers, agents and brokers, group benefit administrators, providers and plan stakeholders.

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Consulting firm with a focus on compliance and regulatory issues offering ERM, ORSA and corporate governance, and compliance training and toolkits; product development and filing, targeted research or state surveys, advertising compliance and TPA services.

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Highly skilled and trained clinicians and analysts providing unbiased and timely research, evidence analysis, and guidance that drive effective health technology utilization and cost management.

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A leading publisher of health care business information, offering online memberships, newsletters, webinars, training software, resource books, directories, web content, and more.

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A leader in healthcare surveys, call center outreach, and action analytics that empowers provider, payer, and health networks with rich data; CMS-approved Medicare CAHPS®, Medicare HOS, CAHPS® for ACOs and QHP Enrollee survey provider and NCQA-certified CAHPS® and CAHPS® PCMH survey provider.

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A full-service health care actuarial consulting firm that also offers RAPID-M, a tool for Medicare Advantage plans to identify, quantify and prioritize discrepancies between RAPS and EDPS files, and estimate future risk scores and revenue.

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