Washington (April 27, 2020)– In response to the Supreme Court’s decision allowing health insurers to seek payments for participation in the ACA risk corridor program, the following statement can be attributed to Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) President and CEO Ceci Connolly:
“ACHP plans are dedicated to providing high-quality affordable coverage to the people who need it most. Today’s Supreme Court decision will help inject much-needed stability in the market, at an especially uncertain time. The added support will help our plans better maintain affordable premiums and continue to focus on improving the health of the communities they serve.”
The Alliance of Community Health Plans (ACHP) represents the nation’s top-performing non-profit health plans to improve affordability and outcomes in the health care system. ACHP member companies are provider-aligned health organizations that provide high-quality coverage and care to tens of millions of Americans. They are leading the industry in practical, proven reforms around primary care delivery, value-based payment and data-driven systems improvement.
ACHP advocates on behalf of its members and a unique approach to health care today, one that puts the patient at the center with health plans and clinical teams collaborating to improve health outcomes and reduce costs. Our advocacy focuses on providing policymakers with tested solutions being realized in communities nationwide and rooted in a model that is proven to deliver better value for patients, employers and taxpayers. Learn more at the ACHP website and follow us on Twitter for the latest health insights.