What to Know About ACOs: The Latest on MassHealth Accountable Care Organizations

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Robert W. Seifert, MPA
Commonwealth Medicine
Catie Torri, MPH
Commonwealth Medicine

Compiled by experts from our Health Law & Policy team on behalf of the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation, the following brief explores the new features of the MassHealth Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program which this year brings an expanded Community Partners Program, a new Flexible Services Program and more to the 1.13 million Massachusetts citizens who are eligible for health care services through an ACO today. This report updates a July 2018 publication and provides information on new developments in the structure and features of the MassHealth ACO program, now in its second year.