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RELEASE — ACHP Welcomes New Member PacificSource

Contact: Leah Hunter

ACHP Welcomes New Member PacificSource

Washington, D.C. (January 3, 2018) – The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) is growing its network of nonprofit, community-based, provider-aligned health plans. The organization announced that PacificSource Health Plans, based in Springfield, Oregon, has joined ACHP as its newest member.

With more than 80 years in business, PacificSource insures 310,000 members and contracts with more than 46,300 physicians, hospitals and other health care providers to provide high quality, coordinated care. PacificSource is committed to customer service and offers members an extensive provider network, online resources and no-cost extras to help members manage their health. PacificSource also supports local causes by providing financial and volunteer support to regional charities to improve quality of life for residents.

“We are excited to welcome PacificSource as our newest member,” said ACHP President and CEO Ceci Connolly. “PacificSource’s unwavering commitment to customer service exemplifies the Triple Aim and is a strong example of what makes ACHP plans unique. We look forward to working with PacificSource as they continue to provide high-quality, affordable coverage and care.”

PacificSource President and CEO Ken Provencher will serve on the ACHP Board of Directors.

“We are pleased to join the ACHP family,” said PacificSource President and CEO Ken Provencher. “The opportunity to network and learn from similar mission-driven, not-for-profit health plans from across the country will help to continue to enhance our provider partnerships and member experience.”

A video illustrating the story of ACHP and the distinctiveness of nonprofit, provider-aligned, community-based health plans can be found here.

About PacificSource
PacificSource Health Plans is an independent, regional, not-for-profit community health plan serving the Northwest. Founded in 1933 in Springfield, Oregon, PacificSource has local offices throughout the state, as well as in Idaho and Montana. The PacificSource family of companies employs 900 people, serves more than 300,000 individuals, and has 3,900 employer clients throughout the Northwest. For more information visit

About ACHP
The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) is a national leadership organization bringing together innovative health plans and provider groups that are among America’s best at delivering affordable, high-quality coverage and care. ACHP’s member health plans provide coverage and care for more than 19 million Americans across 27 states and the District of Columbia. These organizations focus on improving the health of the communities they serve and are on the leading edge of innovations in affordability and quality of care, including primary care redesign, payment reform, accountable health care delivery and use of information technology. To learn more, go to and follow ACHP on Twitter @_ACHP.