An Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a group of health care providers that affiliate to share responsibility for the medical care and management of patients. By collaborating in a management structure designed to promote efficiency and reduce waste, the ACO controls costs and increases the quality outcomes.
Currently the MCACO-ES has approximately 10,000 traditional Medicare and dual eligible (or those that qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid) beneficiaries. We have increased the MCACO-ES’ attribution over 80% since January 2013, when we stared with the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Today, we care for Medicare and dual-eligible beneficiaries throughout the Atlanta metro area, operating from 160 health center locations and two mobile medical offices.
Our goal is to improve life and health through sustainable collaboration of community partners. We practice “sought-after” standard for health delivery integration and have found this renders improved patient experiences.
Traditional Medicare Beneficiaries
“Through the synergy of their missions and the use of the latest health information technology, a collaboration of community-based health care partners, a school of medicine along with public and private hospital systems, take responsibility for the cost improvement, efficiency, quality, and effectiveness of community and population health.”
To improve population health through sustainable collaboration of community partners that is the “sought-after” standard for health delivery integration and renders improved patient experiences.