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Managed Care Resource Alliance (MCRA) and Strategic Solutions Network (SSN) Announce Partnership


HAUPPAUGE, NY — The Managed Care Resource Alliance (MCRA), a growing organization of leading industry resources and the Strategic Solutions Network (SSN), a prominent business conference organization with a focus in the Managed Care government sector are pleased to announce a strategic partnership to bring a greater depth of expertise from industry leading resources to enhance the value of SSN Events to its participants.


Due to the rapid growth of MCRA membership and its extensive Health Plan industry connectivity, along with SSN’s successful experience in the government Health Plan event space, the partnership with SSN will create a mutually beneficial alliance that brings MCRA’s prominent industry resources as attendees, speakers, and exhibitors along with many of their Health Plan clients to enhance SSN’s already valuable and informative events. “Now, more the ever, the need for Health Plans to attend events for education is critical, and we are confident that MCRA members will bring valuable content, education and solutions to better support payers,” stated Gary Bolnick, President of MCRA.

The Managed Care Resource Alliance was established in 2021 and has already grown to over 25 members organizations. MCRA has a unique approach to serving the Managed Care industry where leading vendors educate, partner, and collaborate to address today’s Health Plan challenges. “The dramatic growth we have experienced has established our model for the Health Plan industry sourcing. MCRA members are vetted to ensure that Health Plans have a superior resource for most MCO requirements,” Bolnick stated. SSN and MCRA share the mission of enabling Health Plans to provide a higher level of care with a focus on compliance and efficiency. “We believe this partnership will bring tremendous value to all,” Aron Barkan, SSN CEO added, “The relationship with MCRA is another avenue for SSN to serve the healthcare industry with timely, actionable information."


MCRA is an alliance of industry leading resources that collaborate to provide critical services, products, and solutions to managed care organizations. MCRA members focus on today’s Health Plan challenges with a focus on tomorrow’s solutions.

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Strategic Solutions Network, LLC (SSN) is a leading event organizer in the government health care space with several large executive conferences specializing in Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and Managed Care. Since 2009, SSN events have become the event of choice for both the health plan industry as well as the solution providers. The high caliber of speakers, fresh content and unmatched networking have seen SSN events deliver information to the industry even throughout the pandemic.

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Rebecca Preslar


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