CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, the largest insurer in Maryland, is partnering with Aledade Inc., an independent primary care network, on a new value-based care initiative. Providers in CareFirst’s network will have access to Aledade’s technology platform to better manage electronic health records and onsite business support for their practices. The initiative will also focus on preventive care and helping patients avoid unnecessary hospitalizations using Aledade’s data analytics capabilities. CareFirst currently serves 2,991,793 lives across Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. 45% of its members are enrolled in commercial risk-based plans.
Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans