Blue Shield of California, John Muir Health To Form ACO
On Wednesday, Blue Shield of California announced that it willÂ partner with John Muir Health to establish an accountable care organization to provide care to 16,000 Blue Shield HMO members in Contra Costa County. The new ACO will commence operations on July 1 and continue for a minimum of three years. It will seek to eliminate all cost increases in the first year of operation and limit cost growth in subsequent years to single-digit increases.
- "Blue Shield Announces Latest ACO" (Payers & Providers, 5/31).
- "Blue Shield, John Muir Health To Launch Contra Costa ACO" (Rauber, San Francisco Business Times,5/30).