Value Added Services

Value Added Services

Another financial benefit to IPN’s member physicians is the IPN partnerships with many vendors who provide services at discounted rates to IPN member physicians.  The current partnerships are:

  • ELF (Electronic Link Feature)
    Online Eligibility and Recredentialing.   ELF services are available only to IPN member physicians.  ELF allows your office to check eligibility for all Wisconsin Medicaid members regardless of plan.  ELF will free up your staff from having to make calls to the plans to verify eligibility.  You may also complete your recredentialing application through ELF.  ELF is available to IPN offices at no cost.
  • Group Malpractice Insurance
    Save 30-50% off your premiums though the Independent Physicians Network Group Malpractice Insurance Program.  This program has been in place for over fifteen years, offering consistently lower premiums through the group purchasing power of IPN.  Want to know how much you can save?  Contact Christine Sukkert at (414)221-0337 for a personal premium indication.
  • IPN Practice Management Consulting
    IPN offers Practice Management Consulting Services to support the needs of your practice.  With over 25 years of experience in this market and valuable networking relationships IPN can provide guidance and support to all aspects of your practice.  A full range of service offerings include, Practice Assessments, Evaluation and Implementation of Revenue Cycle Management & EMR, Administration, Operations, Human Resource, Staff Recruitment, Medical Group Formation and Compliance Planning.   Contact Sarah Zwiefelhofer, Director of Practice Management at IPN at (414)259-2061 or via email at szwiefelhofer@ipn-wi.com to learn more and discuss your needs.
  • Legal Shield
    Pay one low flat rate for all your legal needs.  The Legal Shield program includes unlimited business consultations, reviews of business documents such as leases and vendor agreements, debt collection letters, attorney letters and phone calls and trial defense services for your practice.  Personal and family coverage are also available.  Contact IPN at (414)771-6177 for more information on this program.
  • Lifestyle Health Plan
    IPN has partnered with Lifestyle Health Plans to provide IPN members with a unique health benefits program designed to address the underlying causes of the rise in healthcare costs for both employer and employee alike – employee health behaviors.  Lifestyle Health Plans is an ACA-compliant, wellness-inspired group health benefit program that can save your company money while addressing the health and wellness of your employees.  To learn more about how Lifestyle Health Plans can work for you and take advantage of IPN-negotiated pricing, feel free to contact Scott Madura directly at (312)217- 2181 or scott@affinityplans.com.
  • Group Purchasing Organization
    IPN has entered into an agreement with Shared Purchasing Solutions, an affiliate of Intalere, (formerly Amerinet) a Group Purchasing Organization.  Just by being a member of IPN you are eligible for discounted services and products such as: Medical Office Supplies, Office Supplies, Computer Products, Furniture and Equipment and Wireless Service (Sprint & Verizon).  Contact Stacy Royston at (608)239-1372 or via e-mail at Stacey.Royston@hrsgpo.com.

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