Humana and Madison, Ind.-based King’s Daughters’ Health announced an accountable care agreement to align both partners’ goals around improving population health through wellness programs, disease management, and predictive analytics.  The agreement will drive performance improvement and quality through a value-based incentives program, the companies said. King’s Daughter’s Health is a regional health system providing care within five counties in Southeast Indiana and North Central Kentucky.

Aetna and Fountain Valley, Calif.-based MemorialCare Health System announced a commercial ACO agreement Wednesday to provide accountable care to patients in parts of Orange and Los Angeles counties. The new product, Aetna Whole HealthSM–MemorialCare, will provide plans for self-insured businesses on Sept. 1 and will  have plans available for fully insured customers starting in 2016. In addition to providing access to 2,000 providers across seven hospitals and 40 urgent care centers, the ACO product also promises to save clients 15 percent when compared to traditional Aetna products.

Cedars-Sinai and CareMore Health Plan announced a joint venture to provide care for seniors in Los Angeles under its CareMore’s Medicare Advantage Plan. Patients enrolled in CareMore Health Plan now have access to over 60 primary care physicians and 130 specialists from Cedars-Sinai. CareMore will also build a Comprehensive Care Center and will provide less mobile patients with social worker and physician visits for support.

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