Why Premier

We help independent providers secure a rewarding future.

The Problem

In an era of Value-based care, physicians are expected to care for patients under the pressure of constantly changing claims and coding demands, rising practice overhead and increasing quality and reporting burdens, all while facing shrinking reimbursements and rising restrictions and penalties. 2021 – The year the Medicare and CHIP Reconciliation ACT (MACRA) ends fee-for-service reimbursement as we know it.

50% of physicians who haven’t even heard of upcoming MACRA regulations as of July, 2016.

87% of solo practitioners are expected to be penalized under new CMS value-based payment models.

The Solution

Premier offers the expertise, consolidated, efficient management structure, and successful accountable care track record that helps physicians excel. Our ACO care model helps physicians to work smarter, not harder, and provides the tools and resources needed to nurture healthier patients and profitable practices.

$85k Average practice billing claims cost per FT physician and rising

$52k Average practice IT cost per FT physician and rising

Our Difference

Premier PHC ACO exists to connect physicians with better outcomes on all fronts. We do this by placing our Primary Care Physicians at the center of a powerful healthcare delivery model, giving them the autonomy, support, technology and tools they need to drive system-wide efficiencies and quality of care.

The Proof is in the Payment

The Premier model works, as proven by our shared savings performance and physician distribution history. No other ACO model in the country passes along a greater share of savings to participating physicians.

$51

Million shared savings in the first 3 years

90k

Average shared savings revenue per physician in 2016

#12

National ranking among all MSSP ACOs in 2016

We Win When Physicians Win

We know we are nothing without our partner physicians and we are here to help you succeed.

Centralized Business Operations

We help keep things running smoothly and alleviate administrative burden from practice staff.

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Care Coordination & Quality Capture

We help coordinate care for your sickest patients and help you to capture and report Quality Metrics.

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Technology & Infrastructure

We’ve built the technology platform and foundation you need to excel at value-based

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Revenue & Shared Savings

We have many alignment opportunities to help health providers maximize revenue and potential.

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Better Care Outcomes

Thriving practices start with healthier patients. Our programs help you help them build better health.

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Optimized Ancillary Network

Our preferred ancillary partners guarantee a better service experience and savings.

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Powerful Collaborations

Our institution collaborations connect physicians and patients with better outcomes in all settings

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Boots on the Ground

Our Account Managers actively engage with you and your staff onsite at your practice to help you make the most of our programs and technology.

Independent Physician Ecosystem

Premier offers a unique health care ecosystem that focuses on the needs of independent physicians. Because our own interests are aligned with our providers’ interests, our entire business model is built around your success. Our objective is to help you realize revenue enhancement and shared savings in year one of your ACO participation.

Physician Owned, Physician Led

The Primary Care Physician is given the autonomy, support, technology and tools they need to drive system-wide efficiencies and quality of care. Defined board seats and physician governance ensure ensures you’re in control.

Portfolio of Value-based Programs & Contracts

Our programs and technology are designed to help you earn more the more you use them, and there is no charge to providers or patients to use our core programs and technology.

Industry Best Shared Savings Split

Premier shares the bulk of earned savings rewards with our Partner Physicians while bearing the full burden of risk.

Maintain Autonomy and Control of Your Practice

Premier Management Company looks ahead to anticipate and address regulatory and procedural changes so that you don’t have to.

Profit-Sharing, Equity Based Business Model

With us, you can maintain control of your business and your destiny while securing opportunities, savings, that have, until now, been inaccessible to you as an independent physician.

Our Core Integration

Structured to maximize efficiency and revenue capture, Premier core businesses all work together as an integrated delivery network offering many alignment opportunities for physicians while ensuring a seamless, quality experience for patients.

Become Part of Our Family

If you are: a medical, management or administrative professional looking for employment; a primary physician looking for contracting or alignment options; an ancillary or specialty provider looking for partnership options; or a business investor hoping to help build a stronger healthcare future; chances are Premier has an opportunity to match.

With us, you can:

Ensure a stable future for local, state and national healthcare systems

Make a difference, directly and indirectly helping independent physicians thrive

Improve patient care and help patients to live healthier , more fulfilling lives