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GPO Membership Benefits

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We are your smart GPO.

What does it mean to be a Smart GPO? For us, it means using data and actionable insights to support your practice in the transition to value-based care. It means providing analytics tools to help you align with national guidelines. And it means using empirical evidence to put patient outcomes at the heart of your practice's health and sustainability.

When you join Cencora's Specialty GPOs, you become part of a network of community specialty practices making data-backed decisions that maximize contract performance and advance the quality of patient care. That's having a smart partner in your corner.

When it comes to group purchasing, there's strength in numbers. As one of the longest-standing specialty practice GPOs, our membership represents over 10,000 private practice specialists across the United States. That means we have unrivaled collective purchasing power in the industry. Our relationships with leading manufacturers allow us to bring you competitive pharmaceutical contracts on the most frequently prescribed therapies.

With our expertise in industry trends, such as the biosimilar market, and a versatile contract portfolio, with diverse, physician-vetted discount and rebate models, you have contracting options that are not only valuable but attainable. This translates to more choice in how you care for your patients and a partnership that helps you navigate and transition to a complex GPO environment. Learn more about how we partner with practices to ensure you get the most from your contracts.

Bringing reliable partners to the table

Pharmaceutical partners

We partner with the country’s leading pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers to give you access to a full range of products that deliver value for your practice. Additionally, members get access to timely clinical education and manufacturer-sponsored solutions—like medication therapy management and patient assistance programs—that enhance clinical outcomes. It's just one more way we're working hard for you, every day.
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Partner solutions and services

We know that it takes more than smart contracting to run a successful community specialty practice. That's why we connect our members with service partners who can help you deliver care more efficiently, unlock financial opportunities, and enhance the quality of your patient care. By offering the most advanced diagnostic tools, technology and supplemental care at exclusive pricing, we provide more opportunities for you to keep your practice moving forward.
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Where reach equals results

The foundational premise of a GPO is that we are more effective when we work together. As part of the AmerisourceBergen family of companies, we deliver on that promise by advocating for your practice from every angle. Learn more about our exclusive distribution partner, Besse Medical, along with the rest of the Cencora network.

Besse Medical

Besse Medical has been the exclusive distributor for our Specialty Practice Network since 1998. As one of the nation’s largest and most trusted distributors of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, biologicals and basic ancillary supplies, we’re defined by exceeding expectations. That means delivering friendly, responsive service while making the purchasing process easy and reliable to help our practices enhance patient care. Our experience and stability in the marketplace allow us to understand our customer challenges and deliver appropriate solutions quickly.


Cencora provides pharmaceutical products, value-driving services and business solutions that improve access to care. Tens of thousands of healthcare providers trust us as their partner in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Powered by our 21,000 associates, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures.

Provider-led decision-making

We know that physicians, pharmacists, nurses and administrators understand the needs of community specialty practices better than anyone. That's why we rely on a trusted panel of GPO members to advise on all our major decisions.

Because we work so closely with practices, we work on behalf of your priorities—tracking industry trends and creating tools to help your practice stay ahead of the curve. Take a moment to meet our company leadership.

It takes the right partner to enhance patient care.

It's about more than just drug pricing. It's about having the right team in your corner. With our partners, we offer solutions and services to support all aspects of your practice. From supportive treatments that advance patient care, to technology solutions that optimize operational efficiency and improve financial performance, we're here to support you every step of the way.