Aetna, Optimus HealthCare in New Jersey Start ACO

Aetna and Optimus HealthCare, an accountable care organization in New Jersey founded by Summit-based Vista Health System IPA and Central Jersey Physician Network, have announced an accountable care agreement.

The agreement covers about 11,900 Aetna members who received care from an Optimus physician in the last two years.

Under the agreement, Optimus physicians will be rewarded for meeting certain quality, efficiency and patient satisfaction goals, including:

•    Increasing the percentage of members who receive preventive care and screenings
•    Improving management of patients with chronic conditions
•    Reducing readmissions
•    Reducing emergency department visits

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