12 accountable care, shared savings agreements in June

The following list includes accountable care organizations and collaborative care agreements that were announced, launched or expanded in June, beginning with the most recent.

1. UConn, Hartford Health to team up on accountable care
Farmington-based UConn Health and Hartford (Conn.) HealthCare are working together to form an ACO.

2. Aledade signs first commercial ACO contract with BCBS
With two years of operation under its belt, Bethesda, Md.-based Aledade, a startup dedicated to helping physicians launch ACOs, is announcing a new kind of partnership.

3. DeKalb PHO, UnitedHealthcare launch ACO
Atlanta-based DeKalb Physician Hospital Organization and UnitedHealthcare are allotting more resources to coordinate patient care in Georgia.  

4. UnitedHealthcare, Aurora team up for a Medicare Advantage ACO
Milwaukee-based Aurora Health Care and UnitedHealthcare of Wisconsin are rolling out an ACO for more than 40,000 Milwaukee residents with Medicare Advantage. 

5. Aledade rolls out 3 new ACOs, expands another
To ring in its second anniversary, Bethesda, Md.-based Aledade — a company that helps independent physicians participate in value-based care — announced three new ACOs in Pennsylvania and Michigan and the expansion of another in Utah.

6. 10 W.Va. health centers team up to form ACO
Bethesda, Md.-based Aledade announced the launch of an ACO led by 10 West Virginia-based Federally Qualified Health Centers.   

7. MemorialCare extends ACO to Boeing employees
Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare Health System is teaming up with the Boeing Company to offer a customized health plan for the aerospace company's employees and dependents in Long Beach, South Bay and Orange County.

8. Mount Sinai Health Partners, Humana partner on value-based care model
New York City-based Mount Sinai Health Partners and health insurer Humana have partnered to create a value-based care model that aims to improve health outcomes and care coordination while reducing healthcare costs for Humana Medicare Advantage members.

9. Community, rural hospitals band to battle UVM, Dartmouth-Hitchcock ACO for Medicaid contract
In an effort to challenge "top-down" healthcare reform, Community Health Accountable Care — a Vermont-based ACO — has filed a bid to compete with an ACO owned by the region's two largest hospitals.

10. Memorial Hermann Health System, UnitedHealthcare launch ACO
Houston-based Memorial Hermann Health System and health insurance giant UnitedHealthcare have formed an ACO aimed at improving the coordination of healthcare and patient satisfaction.

11. Oneida to participate in Basset Healthcare's MSSP, commercial ACOs through population health partnership
Oneida (N.Y.) Healthcare is teaming up with Cooperstown, N.Y.-based Basset Healthcare Network to enhance primary care and population health management in the Oneida region.

12. John Muir Health System, Humana sign value-based care agreement
Walnut Creek, Calif.-based John Muir Health System and insurance giant Humana have inked a value-based care agreement that will benefit Humana Medicare Advantage members in Contra Costa County, Calif.


More articles on accountable care:

Aledade signs first commercial ACO contract with BCBS
DeKalb PHO, UnitedHealthcare launch ACO
UnitedHealthcare, Aurora team up for a Medicare Advantage ACO

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