Lower Cost

HCCMCA offers a number of program options, all designed to help member health plans save money. We do this by arranging discounts with area hospitals, physician and provider groups as well as with vision, hearing, disease management and prescription drug service providers. Several of our programs are also designed to reduce administrative expenses and provide value-added services.

  • Annual health fairs, offering flu shots and health screening test
  • Birthing Center available through Geneva Woods Birth Center in Anchorage
  • The Coalition Health Centers, located in Anchorage and now in Fairbanks, offer extended hours and a per-visit cost guaranteed by the Coalition that is below the local average for doctor office visits!
  • Credit balance resolution services through Optum
  • Dialysis cost containment uses a customized U&R approach to re-price claims and save health plans money when members need this lifesaving, yet costly, service.
  • Disease management program through Optum
  • Hearing health benefit through EPIC
  • Cost-saving pharmacy benefits management (PBM) contract with CVS/caremark through National CooperativeRx
  • Physical therapy PPO with Chugach Physical Therapy, Alaska Hand Rehabilitation and Ascension Physical Therapy
  • Preferred Provider PPO agreements with Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage, Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer and Aetna for providers nationwide
  • The Surgery Benefit Program through BridgeHealth saves health plans money by bundling costs and pre-negotiating fixed case rates for high quality, low-cost non-urgent surgical care.
  • Vision care through VSP
  • Clinic arrangements for wellness and minor care with Primary Care Associates, Fairbanks Urgent Care Center, Alaska Urgent Care and Wasilla Medical Clinic
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