Physician Purchasing Co-Op
Centric Healthcare Services has linked physicians together in a "Physician Purchasing Co-Op" to maximize negotiating leverage for virtually all supplies and services physicians in private practice need. In addition, the Co-Op has a Malpractice Insurance Purchasing Pool and provides PPO Contracting and Credentialing for the top PPOs in Southern California and offers marketing opportunities to its physician members.
SERVICES AND BENEFITS:
Purchasing Discounts: Centric Healthcare Services provides physicians the purchasing power of a nationwide physician "Group Purchasing Organization". Discounts range from 30% to 50% on supplies, furniture, and equipment to 10% to 20% on over 40 different purchased services including cell phones, answering services, and transcription.
PPO Credentialing and Contracting: Centric Healthcare Services provides credentialing and contracting for over 20 of the top PPOs in Southern California. Physician members can be assured that they are enrolled in all of the top networks at competitive rates.
Malpractice Discounts: Centric Healthcare Services has a purchasing pool of over 150 physicians. Centric Healthcare Services malpractice carrier is one of the top rated malpractice carriers. In addition to a discount of 30%, our clients enjoy numerous other benefits which can be just as important including full claims made coverage, locums tenens coverage, consent to settle, defense limits in a addition to coverage limits, reimbursement at trials, separate limits for corporate liability, reimbursement for Medical Board proceedings and hearings, "Nose" coverage including for out of state physicians, favorable "free tail" provisions, discounts for part time physicians, temporary per diem coverage without tail liability, no surcharges for NPs or PAs.