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Premier Health and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio have teamed up to offer value-based health care in the Miami Valley.
The agreement aligns with Premier’s population health model and is built on Anthem’s Enhanced Personal Health Care model that provides for value-based compensation based on quality measures and shared savings through better health. The new arrangement includes Anthem employer-based, individual and Medicare Advantage members.
"This agreement is based on a mutual goal to improve care and lower costs for the community members we serve," said Mary Boosalis, president and CEO of Premier Health. "By working collaboratively with Anthem BlueCross and Blue Shield, with a focus on member/patient health rather than economics alone, we are confident that this will benefit the entire community."
Anthem is Ohio’s largest commercial health insurer with nearly four million members statewide. Premier Health is the largest health system in Southwest Ohio and features four member hospitals, along with affiliate partners.
Steve Martenet, president of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio, commented: "The shift toward a US health care model that focuses on quality of care rather than volume of care is the foundation for improving care and reducing costs. Premier Health is one of the country’s most integrated and technologically advanced health systems - and a perfect partner for this kind of highly collaborative care model."
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