Allina Health is participating in a Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program.
An ACO is a group of doctors, hospitals, and health care providers working together with Medicare to give better service and care to patients.
The goals of the ACO program are:
This ACO is only for fee-for-service (FFS) Medicare patients and not Medicare Advantage based beneficiaries.
To learn more about Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), you can do the following:
Accountable Care Organizations and you: Frequently asked questions for people with Medicare
Through a competitive process, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chose Allina Health as a Pioneer Accountable Care Organization.