Membership & Benefits

What is the physician value proposition for joining PPH?

Membership in PPH offers physicians the opportunity to partner with Providence (a leading, quality-focused, AA-rated health care system that is the second largest in Los Angeles County) while maintaining their current practice structure. Through PPH, physicians are given the opportunity to collaborate as clinical leaders across the Health System to promote better patient care. Community physicians are provided exclusive access to new networks and strategic opportunities in addition to value-added services, like group purchasing and subsidized EMR, for their practices.

Physicians that join PPH will directly benefit from:

Physician Benefits

Participation in Select Commercial Narrow Networks

  • Providence employee narrow network
  • Blue Shield Covered California

Access to New Populations & Product Arrangements

  • Pathway for participation in select future strategic arrangements with Providence

Subsidized EMR & Connectivity

  • Subsidy for Providence Community Connect and future connectivity solutions

Performance-based Incentive Programs

  • Opportunities for incentives based on specialty and ministry performance against core measures
  • Shared savings arrangements in specific service lines

Leadership Consulting Opportunities

  • Help drive the future of Providence and the development of clinical institutes of care as a consultant through PPH

Group Purchasing

  • Exclusive access to PPH purchasing marketplace, leveraging the group’s size to drive vendor discounts


  • PPH will serve as a physician voice within the Providence CA Region

How do I join PPH?

To learn more about joining PPH, please email PPH Director of Operations, Eric Becker. The next offering period will open on April 1, 2016.  At present, a one-unit share in PPH will cost $1,000 per physician.