Business and Alliance Partners

Become a NAACOS Partner and Support ACOs

Organizations representing over 200 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) from more than 40 states came together to form the National Association of ACOs. NAACOS is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization that allows ACOs to work together to increase quality of care, lower costs and improve the health of communities. In addition, NAACOS has over 100 vendors as Business Partners.

NAACOS is governed by a Board of Directors elected by the ACO membership. One of its major goals is to facilitate communication with the ACO vendor community through a special category of membership called Business Partner. These partners will have special access to the NAACOS membership and exclusive opportunities for attending and exhibiting at NAACOS conferences which gather hundreds of leaders from the ACO community each spring and fall. These events provided a much-needed opportunity for ACO leaders to hear first-hand from CMS officials, to share best practices with peers, and to network with vendors.

Partnership Types

1. Business Partners: For-profit companies with products and services for sale to ACOs. Business Partner Benefits:
  • Your company's name/logo/link/description listed on the NAACOS Business Partner webpage
  • Opportunity to sponsor, exhibit and attend NAACOS conferences
  • Attendee lists for all NAACOS conferences
  • One promotional email to NAACOS members *
  • Complimentary registration for NAACOS live webinars and access to NAACOS archived webinars
  • Complimentary table top display at one NAACOS conference (spring or fall, $3,500 value)
  • Free Job Board to place and view opportunities across the ACO and Partner community

Business Partners' annual membership fee is $5,0001. Business Partner Application

2. Alliance Partners: Non-profits with resources available to ACOs at no charge. This may include universities, associations, foundations, government agencies, and think tanks. Alliance Partner Benefits:

  • Your company's name/logo/link/description listed on the NAACOS Alliance Partner webpage
  • Opportunity to sponsor, exhibit and attend NAACOS conferences
  • Attendee lists for all NAACOS conferences
  • Complimentary registration for NAACOS live webinars and access to NAACOS archived webinars
  • Access to NAACOS forums which are web-based discussion boards for NAACOS members
  • Free Job Board to place and view opportunities across the ACO and Partner community
Alliance Partners' annual membership fee is $2,500. Alliance Partner Application 
* Each business partner is allowed one email per year for an additional fee. Please contact membership@naacos.com for further details. NAACOS forwards the copy to our members with the following heading: "As part of the NAACOS Business Partner program, we are sending our members the following information. NAACOS does not represent or endorse business partner messages but believes this information may at times be valuable to our members." Email addresses are not provided to the business partner. The email is limited to 500 words and can be in HTML or text. Messages can not include surveys or links to business partner surveys.

NAACOS is a 501 (c) 6 non-profit organization that allows ACOs to work together to increase quality of care, lower costs and improve the health of the communities. Determined to create an environment for advocacy and shared learning, organizations representing over 200 Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) from more than 40 States have formed the National Association of ACOs. Our mission is to:
  • Foster growth of ACO models of care;
  • Participate with Federal Agencies in development & implementation of public policy;
  • Provide industry-wide uniformity on quality and performance measures;
  • Educate members in clinical and operational best practices;
  • Collectively engage the vendor community, and
  • Educate the public about the value of accountable care.
1Partnership dues are customarily, if not always, deductible by partners as a business expense for federal tax purposes subject to restrictions imposed as a result of association lobbying activities. NAACOS estimates that the nondeductible portion of partnership dues attributable to lobbying activities for the year ending December 31, 2016 is 20%.

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