Lowe’s Center of Excellence (COE)

If you are interested in learning more about any of the Lowe’s COE programs, please complete this form and a Contigo Health Intake Specialist or Member Advocate will contact you.

For members with a cancer diagnosis, no prior authorization is needed to access this benefit.


Your passport to clinical expertise.

Your Lowe’s COE program brings together some of the country’s most highly rated medical centers, surgeons, and specialists in one network. It’s your direct access to top specialty providers who are ready to deliver the specialized expert care should you or a dependent ever need it. The Lowe’s COE program is powered by Contigo Health ECEN Passport™ and its Employer Center of Excellence Network (ECEN).

Lowe’s COE program gives you:

  • Access to top specialists—each thoroughly vetted and reviewed
  • Better outcomes and lower risk of complications1
  • Outstanding safety ratings
  • A patient-first approach
  • 100% coverage and no out-of-pocket costs2


1. J. R. Slotkin, O. A. Ross, R. Coleman, and J. Ryu, “Why GE, Boeing, Lowe’s, and Walmart Are Directly Buying Health Care for Employees,” Harvard Business Review, 2017.

2. Terms and conditions apply. Deductibles may also apply for HSA plan members.

When you require next-level care, we connect you as a Lowe’s member with carefully selected destination centers of excellence for the following clinical specialties:

We’re here to help manage the details and guide the way so that you can focus on one thing: getting well!

Distinct Benefits of the Lowe’s COE Program***

Every specialized Lowe’s COE offering brings you an exceptional level of value at every stage of care.

  • Expert evaluation through our carefully vetted centers of excellence network providers, including a multidisciplinary clinical team led by a physician specializing in the distinct condition.
  • A recommended care plan developed by an elite team in cooperation with you and your treating physician
  • Access to top-level surgical and treatment options through the joint, spine, and cardiac programs
  • For qualified members, if travel is needed, your travel expenses for treatment are covered through program benefits, including transportation, lodging, and a daily stipend to cover meals and expenses for the patient and a companion.

*** Terms and conditions apply. See plan documents for details. Deductibles may also apply for HSA plan members. When arrangements and reimbursement are coordinated through Contigo Health for qualified members. Per IRS guidelines, a portion of travel expenses covered may be taxable. Check with a tax accountant for details.

Get your passport to top-level specialty expertise.

Gaining access to top specialty expertise when you need it is easy—and there’s no prior authorization required to access this benefit for qualified members. Contigo Health facilitates authorizations for this program.

Simply click below to get started with your Lowe’s COE benefit and gain access to world-class care and support. If you are interested in learning more about any of the Lowe’s COE programs, please complete this form and a Contigo Health Intake Specialist or Member Advocate will contact you.

Additional Information

Be sure to check out these helpful resources to learn more about your Lowe’s COE program.

FAQs: Lowe’s Center of Excellence, powered by Contigo Health ECEN Passport™

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If you have any questions concerning your Lowe’s COE benefit, reach out to a Contigo Health intake specialist or member advocate. We’re here to help!

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About Contigo Health

Contigo Health, LLC, a subsidiary of Premier, Inc., creates new ways for all stakeholders to work together to optimize employee health benefits. At its core, Contigo Health® ConfigureNet™, with 900,000 network providers across 4.1 million U.S. locations, and claims repricing technology, helps improve access to care and provides health plan payors, and their health plan members, medical claims savings through pre-negotiated discounts with network providers. ConfigureNet® is differentiated by Contigo Health’s high-performing benefits optimization products including Sync Health Plan TPA, Sync Health Plan BPO, and ECEN Passport (COE). For more information, please visit www.contigohealth.com as well as LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitter.

Published March 2022. The content contained herein is for educational and informational purposes only and shall not be construed as tax or medical advice. Nothing contained herein shall be construed as a guarantee of benefits. You must maintain eligibility to have access to the program. Limited conditions may be excluded from the program. Terms and conditions apply. Information contained herein is current at the time of publication.