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Welcome to the Midwest Health Purchasers Foundation
An affiliate of the Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH)
Where employers leverage their combined purchasing power for better rates and services

MHPF Buyers Groups

Chicago HMO Buyers Group    
The Chicago HMO Buyers Group (HBG) is composed of employers who offer fully-insured HMOs in the Chicago area. Over the past 15 years, the HBG has saved employers over $80 million in reduced premiums.   
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PBM Buyers Group 
The PBM Buyers Group offers employers the ability to be part of a over 900,000 lives purchasing group, offering very competitive rates for two different PBMs: CVS Caremark and Optum Rx   View These Services    
"MHPF Buying Groups not only save employers millions of dollars, they provide a vehicle for increased communication between employers and their vendor partners."
            -  Louis A. Lazovsky, Vice President, Human Resources,
               Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago 

Health Benefits Services

At the request of a number of MBGH members, MHPF is now offering a suite of health benefits services that an employer can take advantage of such as transparency and chronic condition management.

As a member of MBGH, an employer can take advantage of the umbrella contracts with each of these vendor partners, where a core set of rates, services and performance guarantees have already been negotiated.

Each of our endorsed partners offers a unique set of services. Some offer online and mobile decision-making tools while others provide high-touch engagement strategies, communication support or face-to-face coaching. All provide employers the opportunity to determine what services would be the best fit for their company’s overall population health engagement strategy. 

We invite you to learn more about these services either through our employer-only group session or contact us at 312-372-9090  x105 to set up a meeting. 


The Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative (PEEC)

As a new resource for employers, the Private Exchange Evaluation Collaborative (PEEC) is a leading independent and objective source of information and support for employers seeking to understand and evaluate the private exchange market and, if appropriate, initiate successful implementation strategies.

PEEC is led by four leading non-profit employer coalitions (Midwest Business Group on Health, Employers Health, Northeast Business Group on Health and Pacific Businesss Group on Health) and the well-respected benefits consulting firm, PwC US.    Learn more about PEEC