Contigo Health expands provider-sponsored health plan offerings through new partnership with Ohiohealthy

Jan. 14, 2022

Contigo Health LLC, a subsidiary of Premier Inc.  announced a new partnership with OhioHealthy Plans, LLC (OhioHealthy). As part of this agreement, Contigo Health, which collaborates with providers and employers to deliver products that offer health plan members the best possible care, will serve approximately 43,000 OhioHealthy members.

OhioHealthy will leverage Contigo Health’s third-party administrator business process operations (TPA BPO) offering to help its members access more affordable, high-quality healthcare. Contigo Health’s product provides all core administrative and clinical support services, including health plan management, customer service, network administration and support.

Contigo Health will also deploy its extensive analytics capabilities. Contigo Health’s care management platform will be accessed by its own and OhioHealthy’s clinical staff to monitor and manage utilization and help ensure effective collaboration between them.

OhioHealthy is a fully deployed product for self-funded employers in Columbus, Ohio. OhioHealthy offers access to a primary network of more than 11,500 physicians and 97 hospitals in Ohio.

Contigo Health’s offering to OhioHealthy represents a comprehensive solution for an established health plan that is already being utilized by employers in the greater-Columbus area. Under the terms of the agreement, Contigo will manage OhioHealthy’s back office claims administration operations. OhioHealthy will also leverage Contigo Health’s care management platform and offer ongoing sales and marketing support for OhioHealthy’s offerings.

The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed and are not expected to materially impact Premier’s fiscal year 2022 financial results.

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