Physicians Health Partners and Cigna Launch New ACO in Denver

Date: 01.24.2014 | Zach Urbina">Zach Urbina

A new accountable care initiative is underway as of January 1st, 2014 in the city of Denver. Physician Health Partners and Cigna will cover 27,000 individuals, with care provided by 300 primary care physicians.

The launch of the new collaboration brings the number of Colorado residents covered by one of Cigna’s ACO partnerships to more than 75,000.  There are 86 additional Cigna-backed ACOs providing health coverage across the US.

As with some other ACO agreements, the triple aim of accountable care — patient satisfaction, cost savings, and enhanced quality of care —take focus, under the care of a physician’s group, in this new ACO effort.

Via Business Wire

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