North San Francisco Bay Centers Propose ACO
Several health centers in the North San Francisco Bay Area have applied to form an accountable care organization under the Affordable Care Act. The centers are Santa Rosa Community Health Centers, Petaluma Health Center, West County Health Centers, Alliance Medical Center in Healdsburg, Clinic Ole in Napa County and Coastal Health Alliance in Marin County. Naomi Fuchs -- CEO of Santa Rosa -- said that the centers hope to receive approval to form the ACO by January 2014.
- "Health Centers Join To Seek Special Medicare Designation" (Verel, North Bay Business Journal, 8/26).