ARN is more than a GPO: We’re an alliance of independent rheumatology practices working together to improve healthcare standards through workforce support and innovative technology, so our members can spend time where it matters most.

Helping Members Do More

ARN’s insights are rooted in years of experience growing and developing community-based rheumatology practices by increasing revenue and efficiencies while reducing expenses. Its solutions are evidence-based and tailored to each practice’s needs, and delivered across six key service lines:

Group Purchasing Organization & Management

ARN leverages collective purchasing power as an alliance of independent rheumatology practices, negotiating additional cost-savings for ARN members that are not available on the market today. Plus, ARN members gain access to comprehensive specialty drug management solutions to help them manage the entire specialty drug lifecycle.

Value-Based Treatment Pathways

Treatment Pathways developed by clinical experts and leaders in community rheumatology are tailored for ease of use, full integration into EHRs, and have proven track records with commercial payers.

Data Science

ARN Analytics, powered by Trio Health, allows affiliated practices to leverage their data in powerful ways. Combined EHR and pharmacy data, vastly increases the value of these resources. Point of care dashboards are provided free of cost– simplifying prior authorization and improving clinical awareness. Powerful data extraction tools open additional contracting and revenue opportunities for practices.

Office Management, Payer Support, & Consultation

Maximize provider revenue by applying best-in-class office management practices and payer contract management techniques with support from an experienced Advisory Services team. Several levels of support are available tailored to member needs including office management support from experienced Rheumatology practice managers to payer contracting from national experts.


ARN regularly hosts educational discussions for physicians, administrators and staff focusing on best practice modeling and revenue management. In addition, members can receive CME credits at clinically-based meetings and nationwide summits.


ARN understands the issues affecting providers and patients at community-based rheumatology practices. Our team works with the American College of Rheumatology to educate and influence policymakers by advocating on behalf of the field of rheumatology.

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