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PPE Exchange

Trusted Digital Marketplace for PPE


PPE Exchange is an online marketplace of regional and national suppliers of PPE. Think Amazon but for PPE and supplies. Via PPE Exchange, hospitals, providers, and businesses looking for supplies are virtually connected to a marketplace of verified suppliers where they can search for items, schedule orders, compare prices and complete the transaction online.

PPE Exchange is currently providing PPE to some of the nation's largest Hospital Networks, GPO’s, HealthCare Insurers, and Federal Agencies. 

Benefits of sourcing supplies on PPE Exchange

  • No cost to sign up and utilize the marketplace, you only pay for what you purchase
  • Support technology built on blockchain allows you to track the transaction from placement of order to delivery
  • Access to more than 200 regional and national suppliers
  • Ability to source from based suppliers
  • Ability to price shop across numerous suppliers
  • Process for aggregate or bulk ordering for smaller volume providers who typically don’t meet the required minimums
  • A “request a quote” feature to compare current pricing with pricing from PPE Exchange’s large network of suppliers

To begin accessing the AHA Services-PPE Portal on PPE Exchange, please proceed to https://www.ppe.exchange/, and click “become a buyer”. Enter your email and basic information, make sure to choose the option referral by Arkansas Hospital Association. Then an email will be automatically sent to you prompting you to reset your password and login to the website!

For any questions on large orders, or how PPE Exchange can work directly with you, contact AHA Services dedicated Account Executive Rich Garwood, Rich.Garwood@ppe.exchange or Tina Creel, tcreel@arkhospitals.orgYou will need an approved username/password to access the marketplace before beginning your search.

Please note that this is not limited to the AHA membership.  We will allow non-AHA members to participate in this marketplace.


340B Solutions


Covered entities work closely with 340B administrators such as SUNRx to manage and optimize their 340B program all while helping the client ensure compliance with federal regulations. SUNRx provides more 340B services than other TPA, including Referral Claims Capture and Advance Claims Capture technology to decrease claims fallout to increase your 340B savings.

As a compliance-focused 340B administrator, SUNRx helps covered entities of all types optimize their 340B program including expanded access to affordable medications and healthcare services for low-income and uninsured patients. SUNRx delivers a hands-on, high-touch customer service approach, and provides industry-leading program design, implementation, with regulatory expertise.

The complete 340B solution includes split-billing, purchase order optimization to minimize WAC expenditures, contract pharmacy, a real-time Cash program for your uninsured patients, claims capture for referral prescriptions, and a robust reports menu.


SUNRx provides comprehensive, auditable 340B technology solutions and high-touch customer service with a hands-on approach to program implementation, split-billing and contract pharmacy setup and ongoing program management. We offer:

Customer Service Experience 
SUNRx has extensive experience implementing and managing 340B programs since 2006 and provides industry-leading audit support as evidenced by our positive audit findings. Clients and state hospital associations recognize our account teams as the most knowledgeable and customer-focused in the industry. SUNRx also offers integrated pharmacy benefit management (PBM) through its parent company, MedImpact Healthcare Systems, Inc., an independent, trend-focused PBM.

Commitment to Compliance 
SUNRx helps covered entities: maintain accurate and current 340B database information; recertify eligibility annually; prevent diversion to ineligible patients; prevent duplicate discounts; and prepare for program audits.

SUNRx technology integrates low-cost solutions, real-time processing, some of the most advanced compliance protocols and a cash program that allows entities to pass program savings on to their low-income and uninsured patients.

SUNRx’s 340B program can be implemented with any electronic medical record system, wholesaler, switch vendor or pharmacy to serve their patients for maximum flexibility and the greatest financial benefits.

SUNRx Complete 340B Solution Brochure


TGA Solutions

Third-Party Liability & Workers' Compensation Claim Recovery Services


Terry J. Garrett & Associates, P.C. d/b/a TGA Solutions ("TGA") has successfully served healthcare providers fro more than a decade. TGA has consistently increased revenue deriving from both Third-Party Liability and Workers' Compensation Claims.

TGA has a dedicated multi-disciplinary team of professionals (Claim Specialists, Attorneys, Case Managers and Nurses) aggressively and successfully processing Third-Party Liability and Workers' Compensation accounts using a patient centric approach to help facilitate a timely and maximum reimbursement. All TGA associates are continually trained on procedures and processes developed to speed payment of claims. This while ensuring an emphasis on treating every patient that may be contracted with the highest degree of respect and care.

TGA requires NO UP-FRONT PAYMENT. All costs are paid by TGA with NO payment required until claims are paid and posted to accounts. Services are tailored for each hospital, TGA does not utilize a "one size fits all" approach as each community served by a hospital is unique. TGA team members are always accessible to discuss each case with hospital billing staff. TGA's application of continually evolving methods and processes increase recovery (based on actual history). TGA maintains ongoing filing of revised claims or additional information when required by insurer. TGA continues to follow up to track status and ongoing action to obtain payment of hospital claims as quickly as possible, while documenting activity on the hospital's system, making real time information available.

TGA's Third-Party Liability claims recovery department takes immediate action upon referral of an account with Hospital Liens being filed within Twenty-Four (24) hours after all pertinent information has been received. TGA develops relationships with lawyers in the area and makes settlement negotiations more smoothly.

TGA's Workers' Compensation claims recovery department will shorten the time it takes to recover Workers' Compensation claims. TGA has established a consistent recod of recovering Workers' Compensation payments within Forty-Five (45) days of receiving all information required to file the claim.

The difference between what TGA does and what others in this field do is derived from diligent and consistent investigation of the facts underlying each claim. Additionally, TGA has developed software and efficient procedures that both shorten recovery time and consistently track all claims. These processes, procedures and software are continually updated and improved.

What Makes TGA the Leader in TPL and WC



Accounts Payable, AP Card Payment Program


CommercePayments™ combines the latest in accounts payable technology and payment disbursement to offer innovative solutions that streamline accounts payable processes and create revenue for AP departments without changing current banking relationships. 

Capitalize on process efficiencies and generate monthly revenue share earnings by activating a CommercePayments™ AP Card payment program, utilizing the Visa® Network. This flexible solution requires no software to host and the Commerce Bank Vendor Enrollment team will actively contact and enroll vendors on your behalf to maximize your earnings. CommercePayments™ AP Automation modernizes invoice receipt and capture, approval workflow, and payment by utilizing a single payment file. Enhance process efficiencies and gain real-time visibility to your AP information, enabling your staff to spend time on strategic tasks such as spend analysis, discount capture, and optimizing working capital overall. 

AP Program:

CommercePayments® delivers innovative accounts payable products and services that automate invoice processing, workflow and payments. Combining the latest in technology with high-touch service, CommercePayments tailored solutions eliminate manual, paper-based tasks; reduce expenses; create efficiencies; and provide an opportunity to earn revenue.

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Supply Chain & Operational Solutions


As a trusted supply chain partner with over 20 years of health care experience, Vizient connects hospitals to a robust and reliable network of suppliers, distributors and service providers. 

Vizient is the largest member-driven, health care performance improvement company in the nation. With more than 2,200 supplier and distributor agreements and $100+ billion in purchasing volume, our sourcing and contracting portfolio represents nearly 90 percent of the products and services our members purchase. 

Vizient’s pharmacy program offers more than 12,000 products and services and $50 billion in annual purchasing volume. Differentiated clinical support tools and supply chain analytics dashboards maximize pharmacy performance. Plus, Vizient manages drug supply stability amidst shortages and drug pipeline volatility. No other GPO has taken such bold measures to address this critical problem. 

Vizient is much more than just a supply chain solution. Not only are we focused on lowering supply costs and driving operational efficiencies, Vizient’s performance improvement platforms are designed to reduce unnecessary clinical and operational variation, improve clinical outcomes, and execute strategies for market success. Our unmatched access to organizational databases, our robust analytics capabilities and a roster of expert health care consultants help our members achieve more than they can alone. 

Vizient’s capabilities enable us to deliver a new level of insight unrivaled in the industry. We exist to make our members successful, connecting them to solutions that boost quality and improve business to help deliver exceptional, cost-effective care.

Class Action Capital

Class Action Settlement Claims Management


Class Action Capital is a market leader in class action settlement claim management. They work on behalf of over 5,000 corporate clients,  including a large number hospitals, healthcare facilities and state hospital associations, helping to recover refunds on their behalf from recent class action settlements.

Class Action Capital help their clients monitor and identify settlements in which they are eligible and perform the necessary work to recover their share. Many hospitals do not have the time, resources or relevant data available to file a settlement claim, and Class Action Capital will work with them to submit a fully comprehensive claim recovery, while minimizing the use of their employees’ time, internal resources and the risk of errors when managing claims themselves. Class Action Capital works on a contingency fee basis, so there is no up-front cost, risk or hidden fees.

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Provider Enrollment Services


Hospital Services Corporation, formed in 1985, is a wholly owned for-profit subsidiary of the New Mexico Hospital Association.  The Provider Enrollment Service encompasses initial health plan enrollment, CAQH initial set up and ongoing maintenance, and recredentialling and maintenance of enrollment services.  The goal is to accurately and efficiently enroll providers with Medicare, Medicaid and commercial payers in order to accelerate cycle times for hospital billing and reimbursement. 

PARA HealthCare Analytics

Resource for Pricing, Coding, Reimbursement and Compliance


PARA HealthCare Analytics was founded in 1985 to provide pricing, price transparency, coding, reimbursement, compliance, contract management, consulting and web-based services to hospitals. Over the last thirty-five years, its services have resulted in significant financial improvement to hospitals and hospital systems across the country.

PARA has improved revenues and reimbursements at hospitals that range in size from $10 million in annual gross operating revenue to over $2 billion. PARA works with approximately one hundred and fifty healthcare providers a year.

PARA is comprised of individuals with extensive experience in focused disciplines to support the revenue cycle process. PARA's organizational structure is designated to provide consulting services and web-based solutions and measurable results.

PARA's Information Systems Staff is familiar with most hospital information systems and is able to understand and utilize various data formats minimizing the work of hospital IT staff.