Care is Primary ACO, LLC is R-Health’s new Accountable Care Organization (ACO), which operates under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). It is the first ACO in Southeastern Pennsylvania consisting exclusively of smaller, independent primary care practices.
Care is Primary ACO delivers value-based care by partnering with physicians throughout the five counties of Southeastern Pennsylvania to focus on practice transformation from a volume-based model to a value-driven approach. The value-based system rewards practices when they achieve positive health outcomes for patients.
Primary care has the ability to transform healthcare, delivering better, more personalized care to patients at lower costs. The participating independent practitioners in Care is Primary ACO have demonstrated success through value-based contracts and are expected to achieve even greater outcomes through Care is Primary ACO.
The unique collaboration fostered by Care is Primary ACO enables the participating independent practices to leverage collective expertise, share best practices, and help each practice deliver superior care to patients.
The Care is Primary ACO currently includes nearly 77 high-quality independent providers. The ACO anticipates serving over 9,500 Medicare beneficiaries through the Medicare Shared Savings Program.