Press Release

RELEASE: ACHP Welcomes New Member Fallon Health

Washington (February 7, 2019) – The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP), a network of nonprofit, provider-aligned, community-based health plans, today announces that Fallon Health of Worcester, Massachusetts, joins its membership. With the addition of Fallon Health, ACHP has expanded its membership to provide coverage and care across 34 states and the District of Columbia.

Founded over 40 years ago, Fallon Health serves more than 270,000 customers in Massachusetts. The organization joins other ACHP members in their shared dedication to better care, lower costs and improved health outcomes.

“We’re thrilled to welcome our long-time friends at Fallon Health to the ACHP family,” said ACHP President and CEO Ceci Connolly. “Fallon has a history of strong community engagement and an innovative approach that embodies ACHP’s commitment to providing outstanding care and coverage.”

Richard Burke, Fallon Health’s President and CEO, will serve on the ACHP Board of Directors.

“ACHP members are some of the most innovative health plans in the country, and they’re using their unique approaches to improve the health of their communities and the nation,” said Burke. “We’re excited to partner with organizations that share our mission and eager to collaborate on new ways to help the communities we serve.”

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

About Fallon Health
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. 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 21 million Americans across 34 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.