Cigna and Orlando Health Physician Partners Join in Collaborative Accountable Care Initiative
BLOOMFIELD, Conn. & ORLANDO, Fla. - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Cigna (NYSE:CI) and physicians with Orlando Health Physician Partners have launched a collaborative accountable care initiative to expand patient access to health care, improve care coordination, and achieve the "triple aim" of improved health outcomes (quality), lower total medical costs and increased patient satisfaction.
Collaborative accountable care is Cigna's approach to accomplishing the same population health goals as accountable care organizations, or ACOs. The program will benefit approximately 24,000 individuals covered by a Cigna health plan who receive care from among approximately 532 doctors affiliated with Orlando Health in 94 practice locations around Orlando.
"Providing patients with quality care and supporting them with a team from their doctor's office focused on coordinating that care will lead to better outcomes, a more positive patient experience, and improved management of medical costs," said Wayne Jenkins, M.D., President, Orlando Health Physician Partners. "We believe this model of practice is the future of the health care delivery system."
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