Health Plan Alliance Selects 1upHealth as Preferred Health Data Interoperability Partner for its Group Purchasing Organization

1upHealth To Offer Modern Health Data Platform to Network of Over 30 Alliance Health Plans to Meet Evolving Regulatory Requirements and Optimize Claims & Clinical Data-Driven Initiatives

BOSTON – Aug 7, 2023 – 1upHealth, provider of a market-leading FHIR-native platform for clinical data integration and API-enabled data connectivity, today announced it has been selected as the preferred vendor for interoperability solutions and services by the Health Plan Alliance (Alliance). Alliance, a national network of more than 30 provider-sponsored and independently owned health plans, is committed to driving measurable performance improvement, enhancing quality, and fostering enterprise-wide innovation.

After a thorough evaluation process, the Alliance chose 1upHealth over other healthcare interoperability vendors citing the company’s proven experience, focus on continuous product innovation, dedication to exceptional client service, and cost-effectiveness.

1upHealth will provide Alliance members with their data platform, designed on the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR®) protocol, to support interoperability requirements including Prior Authorization, Payer-to-Payer, and Patient Access. The easy to implement platform will provide members with seamless access to claims and clinical data and enable value-added data exchange and analytic use cases. 

1upHealth is currently working with several Alliance members including Cox Health Plans, Health First, and Western Health Advantage. 

“In today’s ever-changing healthcare landscape, achieving true interoperability is vital for delivering superior member experiences, ensuring operational efficiency, and alleviating workflow burdens,” said Jaime Gonzalez, Chief Business Development Officer of Health Plan Alliance. “1upHealth’s modern and scalable solutions stand out among the crowd, and we are confident that they will provide our members with the capabilities needed to accomplish their most mission-critical objectives.”

1upHealth’s platform and products are built upon a standards-based, cloud-native, API-enabled infrastructure, supporting interoperability across the healthcare ecosystem and enabling next-generation analytics through robust, standardized, and computable clinical and claims data sets. The company is led by some of the foremost experts in the field who will lend their expertise to the Alliance membership via ongoing industry and regulatory education. 

“We are honored to be chosen as the preferred health data interoperability partner by the Health Plan Alliance,” said Joe Gagnon, CEO of 1upHealth. “This partnership is a testament to our mission of enabling a US healthcare system that uses high-quality, complete, timely data to reduce risk and control costs; consistently and effectively deliver clinical quality; and empower patients to be in control of their healthcare journey.” 

About Health Plan Alliance

The Health Plan Alliance is a national organization that brings provider-sponsored health plans together with their health system and provider group leaders for unparalleled peer-to-peer collaboration. For more than 20 years, Health Plan Alliance members have leveraged the collective knowledge of our community to enhance their business acumen and advance the quality of health care delivery in their communities. For more information visit or email

About 1upHealth

1upHealth provides the healthcare industry’s most sophisticated FHIR-enabled health data platform for clinical data integration and API-enabled data connectivity. From leading health plans and state Medicaid agencies to innovative digital health organizations and top performing ACOs, over 75 health organizations rely on 1upHealth to meet evolving regulatory requirements and optimize claims & clinical data-driven initiatives. With the push towards digital quality measures, population health analytics, value-based contracts, and better healthcare experiences, the 1up managed platform helps our customers to meet the growing demands for data access and connectivity. For more information visit

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