Group Purchasing Solutions

Group purchasing is the collective participation of many different individuals or organizations in the purchase of products or services, thus enabling active participants to benefit from discounted or group rates. Group Purchasing Solutions play a key role in helping hospitals and other health care organizations across the country save billions annually. By using Group Purchasing Solutions, health care providers avoid the time and money required to negotiate and execute potentially thousands of individual contracts.

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Group Purchasing Solutions

Access Physicians

Access Physicians


Managed Firewall and back-up; disaster recovery; Wide Area Networks, internet access, Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) and managed network services.

Arthur Marshall

Arthur Marshall

Association for Rural Health Professional Coding

Coding and billing audits, coding and billing education, training and certifications; and discounts on training materials.

Center for Value In Health Care (CIVHC)

Reports available containing geographic specific claims data.

Click here for CIVHC’s slides on Data Innovations to Inform Rural Health Care Progress.


In partnership with the Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN), CRHC is pleased to offer a group purchasing opportunity for RHCs to purchase reference laboratory services through Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp) at discounted rates from LabCorp’s published fee schedule.

The LabCorp GPO Agreement Offers:
• Extensive price discounts for the top 2000 lab tests
• 65% discount off regular catalogue prices
• Dedicated LabCorp representative for each facility
• Clearly defined lab test turnaround time

For more information contact

Lewan Technologies

Lewan brings value to Rural Health’s members through the following offerings:

  • HIPAA Certified, SOC2 Type II, and ITIL-based operations
  • Security and Data Protection focus
  • Procurement Services and Certified expertise with major technology manufacturers (over 350 certifications)
  • Quality and quantity of expert IT Engineers, Architects, Project Managers and Analysts
  • Vendor Management simplification
  • Technical staffing services
  • Consultative and holistic approach to your Digital Transformation

Here is a virtual tour of the association’s new partner’s IT Division:


As soon as you know about upcoming purchases, projects or needed resource(s), please contact our dedicated Rural HealthCare specialists. Please distribute this communication internally so that your teams can have access to a dependable company that is here to help. Please also note that a one-time credit application will be required.

For more information, contact James Stephenson at!


HIPAA security risk analysis, education and training; HIPAA Policy and Procedures; and EMR vendor selection consultation; Meaningful Use consultation.

Southern New Hampshire University

Southern New Hampshire University, also known as SNHU, is a private, nonprofit, coeducational, and nonsectarian university situated between Manchester and Hooksett, New Hampshire, in the United States.


Teladoc Health is the world’s only integrated virtual care system for delivering, enabling, and empowering whole-person health — from wellness and prevention to acute care to complex healthcare needs.

Unique Solutions Associates Inc.

Unique Solutions Associates Inc., a preferred provider with CRHC, functions to connect members with a variety of vendors and solution providers.

The vendors listed below are current solutions providers endorsed by CRHC through Unique Solutions Associates:


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Cap-Ex Group

Hospitals looking for executive benefit planning opportunities should consider the CAP-Ex Group.  The CAP-Ex program facilitates the return of all funding dollars of the plan, plus interest, back to the sponsoring hospital or foundation while simultaneously rewarding key talent with competitive retirement benefits. Simply put, CAP-Ex helps you to Grow Capital and Retain Talent:

• Improve stewardships of resources
• Transform benefit expenses into assets
• Retain executive and physicians with competitive retirement plans
• Strengthen retention with vesting provisions tied to benefits

CAP-Ex is an attractive alternative to traditional planning options, such as SERPs or 457 (f) deferred compensation, because it deploys resources in innovative ways to more effectively meet the needs of the institution and its stakeholders.

For more information, contact

Legal Shield

LegalShield supplies affordable legal services at a discounted rate to CRHC members. Read more.

To watch the Identity Theft and Legal Benefits webinar please click here.

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