Partner Circle Benefits

Who should join the Partner Circle?
Large industrial companies serving the ACO community. These include firms from the pharmaceutical, medical device, and IT/EHR sectors. Payers displaying interest should contact [email protected] as they will be eligible for a different membership category. 

Why become a part of the Partner Circle?
If your goal is to gain access and to engage with the leaders of ACOs this is your chance. Comprised of the nations’ largest ACO membership base, NAACOS proposes benefits that emphasize those opportunities. Partner Circle amenities include: 

  • Annual Meeting with NAACOS Board of Directors.  Breakfast meeting held at NAACOS Fall Conference with the goal to facilitate networking with the NAACOS board and ACO leaders to identify issues and develop strategies for ACOs to succeed in the changing political and operational climate. 
  • Quarterly Advisory Committee Calls.  Partner Circle representatives will comprise a NAACOS Industry Advisory Committee that will meet by conference call quarterly with an in-person meeting at the NAACOS Fall Conference. NAACOS leadership and senior staff will participate as well as other experts to be identified once the agenda topics have been determined.  
  • Two complimentary passes to the Fall and Spring Conferences (4 passes total), including invitations to the VIP reception with board members and conference speakers. Partner Circles may also take advantage of BP core benefits and may elect to sponsor and/or exhibit at the conference (additional fees may apply).  
  • Recognition as Partner Circle on conference signage, NAACOS website, and in NAACOS newsletter. Plus, 
    • Annual profile in NAACOS newsletter
    • A dedicated page on NAACOS’ website
      • Post resources
      • White Papers
      • Educational Videos 
  • Choice of one additional benefit from the following menu: 
    • Newsletter Sponsorship (1 month/2x edition coverage)
    • “Sponsor” a NAACOS-led Webinar
    • Email Blast to membership (MAX 1 time per year)

See our Partner Benefits Comparison Chart

Cost?
$30,000 for 12 months, which enables participation at two conferences (spring and fall). 

Ready to get started? Click here to apply!  

Partner Circle dues are customarily, if not always, deductible by member groups as a business expense for federal tax purposes subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. NAACOS estimates that the deductible portion of membership and partnership dues for the year ending December 31, 2017 is 80%. Nondeductible portion of membership/partnership dues attributable to lobbying activities is 20%.