Datapoint: UnitedHealthcare, Intermountain Launch ACO
Intermountain Healthcare and UnitedHealth Group on Dec. 16 unveiled a new partnership — a Medicare Advantage accountable care organization (ACO) in Utah. United’s Medicare Advantage members who receive care from Intermountain physicians throughout Utah are eligible for the ACO. Intermountain’s physicians will receive outcomes-based payments from United, and United will also provide patient-level data on members’ previous hospital visits and chronic health needs to Intermountain’s value-based care subsidiary, Castell. United currently serves 92,111 MA lives in Utah.
Source: AIS’s Directory of Health Plans