Employers Health Coalition of Oregon

High-Quality Benefits at a Sustainable Cost

By joining like-minded large employer groups, you can leverage your purchasing power resulting in savings only available to jumbo block purchasers.

Validated best-in-market pricing + cost stability
Take advantage of special pricing negotiated exclusively for Coalition members and guarantees to safeguard your future costs:

  • Direct relationship with Providence delivers a significant improvement in contracted rates for Providence St. Joseph Health
  • Reduced administrative charges
  • For qualified employers, multi-year fee agreements and renewal caps ensure stable transitions and predictable renewals
  • Stop-loss placement through preferred partner

Retiree Medical Benefits

Since 2010, the Employers Health Coalition of Washington (EHC of Oregon and Washington) has partnered with Amwins Group Benefits (Amwins) to develop retiree medical solutions for prospective and existing clients. AmWINS leverages their expertise, administrative resources, and carrier relationship to help EHC of Oregon and Washington clients implement and maintain effective employer-sponsored and voluntary retiree medical and prescription drug programs.

Amwins’ services include:

  • Eligibility management
  • Enrollment
  • Marketing
  • Customer service
  • Billing & collection
  • Access to experience Medicare Benefit Specialists
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Employer Health Coalition of Washington

Comprehensive Network Options

Providence offers a variety of provider networks, each designed to complement different benefit strategies:

  • Providence Connect, a high-performing network based in the Portland metro area
  • Providence Choice, a statewide medical home network
  • Extend PPO, a nationwide open-access network featuring nearly 1 million providers
  • Signature network, a broad national network of health care providers across the U.S.
  • All networks include virtual provider visits through Providence Express Care Virtual
  • Providence St. Joseph Health ensures that people of all cultures receive quality care

An Option for Everyone

Select from multiple funding arrangements to meet the needs of employer groups and plan sponsors with varying goals:

  • A fully-insured shared savings solution, ideal for employers who may be interested in self-funding in the future
  • Bundled ASO solutions for employers interested in the total cost of care management
  • A TPA self-funded solution for the fixed-cost purchaser with improved pricing
Employer Health Coalition of Washington
Employer Health Coalition of Washington

Employer + Member Resources

Access resources and value-added benefits designed to ease your way:

  • Alliant’s dedicated Benefit Advocate team provides membership services to act as an extension of your human resources department
  • Providence’s Health Management Consultants partner with you to develop meaningful wellness initiatives tailored to your specific population
  • Members enjoy discounts and savings on alternative care, fitness classes, recreational activities, and more through our exclusive partnership with LifeBalance