National Cooperative of Health Networks Association, Inc., is a national association of health networks and strategic partners.
 
Our mission is to 
support and strengthen health networks.
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NCHN Conversation Connections Call
October 4, 2022 at 1:00 PM
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October 11, 2022 at 3:00 PM
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2022 Leadership Experience
October 12, 2022 at 12:00 PM
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 Welcome to NCHN

The National Cooperative of Health Networks Association (NCHN) is a national professional membership organization comprised exclusively of health networks, alliances, and/or  consortiums dedicated to supporting the success of health networks.

NCHN is a not-for-profit national membership organization, which is governed by its members through an elected Board of Directors. Founded in the late 1980s, NCHN was incorporated in 1995. NCHN is a dynamic, progressive, and nationally recognized professional organization that is relevant for health networks regardless of their stage of development.


 

 NCHN Business Partner Feature

Pinnacle

Founded in 1998, Pinnacle is a dynamic healthcare consulting company with access to expert resources to assist with the operational, planning, and transactional support needs of hospitals, physicians, and other healthcare organizations. Pinnacle is a trusted advisor to a wide range of for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare organizations nationally. 

 

 Pinnacle leverages the resources of our six consulting divisions to provide superior services such as: provider arrangements & compensation valuation; transaction support services & valuation; strategy, operations & cost reduction; coding, compliance & revenue cycle services; enterprise risk & healthcare operations management support; and, real estate consulting. The consulting divisions and affiliated companies apply years of experience and a multitude of industry resources to improve business performance. 

 

 Pinnacle’s team has a long history of developing and implementing value-based care arrangements. Our expertise ranges from launching startups to improving the operations of existing arrangements. We provide practical strategies to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to assist stakeholders in achieving better health outcomes for populations by improving care delivery and coordination. We help build systems and skills that promote smarter healthcare spending. Pinnacle’s goal is to help clients demonstrate measurable success in quality, efficiency and coordination of patient care while reducing spending throughout the care continuum. 

 

For more information please contact:

 

Anthony Long, Partner
ALong@AskPHC.com
720-370-9800

PS&F

 Employee Benefits and Property & Casualty Risk Management and Insurance Strategies and Solutions for Healthcare

As an NCHN partner, Parker, Smith & Feek will support NCHN's mission of supporting and strengthening health networks by providing insurance program auditing, risk management consulting, and insurance solutions relevant to health networks and their members. Parker, Smith & Feek is offering NCHN members a free self-insured employee benefits audit that includes a review of their current benefits plan structure compared to industry benchmarks and third-party administration, stop loss, and pharmacy benefits manager re-pricings.

Parker, Smith & Feek’s dedicated Healthcare Practice Group has over 40 years of experience addressing risk management and insurance strategies and solutions to help members examine both the cost and quality of their existing insurance programs. They recognize that tackling such a wide range of challenges for so many types of clients takes a very deep bench of talented risk management and insurance professionals and have assembled a team of experts to serve healthcare organizations. Their Healthcare Practice Group serves a vast array of clients, including assisted living centers, clinics, community health centers, equipment manufacturers, rural hospitals, regional hospitals, hospices, long-term care organizations, mental health facilities, non-profits, and pharmaceutical/medical device companies.

Services

  • Employee benefits consulting (fully insured, level funding, self-funding)
  • Narrow network design and implementation for improved community steerage opportunities
  • Population health and wellness consulting
  • Third-party administrator selection assistance   
  • Pharmacy benefits re-pricing and contract negotiation
  • Enterprise risk management 
  • Captive feasibility consulting
  • Surety   
  • Loss control/risk management 
  • Property and casualty insurance brokering
  • Workers’ compensation   
  • PS&F University – free insurance education for members’ risk management and finance professionals

For more information please contact:
Jim Chesemore 
Senior Vice President, Rural Healthcare
(206) 390-3679
jrchesemore@psfinc.com 


 

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