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With over 275 providers, our membership forms a comprehensive network of health professionals who have met specific criteria before being accepted to our network.

Independent Healthcare Associates


Independent Healthcare Associates (IHA) is a Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Established in 1997, IHA is a joint venture between Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital and independent physicians in Sioux Falls and surrounding communities.

IHA provides a full complement of services including: credentialing, contract management, patient satisfaction surveys, customer service training, assistance with claims issues and on-demand webinars. Other educational opportunities are scheduled throughout the year on current healthcare trends and topics including: coding, billing, clinic operations, marketing and compliance.

IHA is a voice for independent practices, advocating on both the state and national level. Working together, we are improving healthcare quality and efficiency.