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October 10, 2014

HealthCare Partners California Listed on Becker’s 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know

CONTACT: 
Robert Klein
HealthCare Partners
310-630-4126

TORRANCE, Calif. (October 10, 2014) – HealthCare Partners is pleased to announce it has been included in the list of “100 Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to Know” published by
Becker’s Hospital Review. The list includes 100 of the 625 Medicare and commercial ACOs in the U.S. that offer value-based care delivery focused on improving patient care and outcomes while bending the cost curve.

Becker’s Hospital Review is a monthly publication geared toward high-level hospital leaders, offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems. This is the third year the publication it published the 100 ACOs to Know. The100 organizations listed were selected on the following criteria: number of physicians involved, number of lives covered, lifespan of the ACO, whether it had contracts with multiple payers, and whether it recently struck new payer agreements.

“HealthCare Partners has proven that the ACO model can be successful if focused on improving quality outcomes and increasing patient satisfaction while reducing costs,” said Dinesh Kumar, M.D., chief medical officer, HealthCare Partners. “We are at the forefront of this industry-wide culture change to shift physicians from a volume-based model to value-based model and are pleased to be recognized for our efforts.”

The list of 100 ACOs is not an endorsement of the hospitals, health systems or associated healthcare providers named, and organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list. ACOs included in the list are presented in alphabetical order. To view the complete list, visit http://www.beckershospitalreview.com/lists/100-accountable-care-organizations-to-know-2014.html.

About HealthCare Partners 

HealthCare Partners, LLC, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners, manages and operates HealthCare Partners Medical Group along with organizations in Nevada, Florida, Arizona, and New Mexico. HealthCare Partners Medical Group has been named a top-performer by the Integrated Healthcare Association (IHA), and has been recognized by health plans and business groups for medical leadership, the high quality of medical care delivered, operational effectiveness, and high rates of patient satisfaction. With more than 1,800 employed and affiliated primary care physicians and more than 4,500 employed and contracted specialists, HealthCare Partners cares for patients in Los Angeles, Long Beach, South Bay, the Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley area, the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys, and Orange County. In addition to primary care doctors’ offices, HealthCare Partners provides medical services through urgent care centers, and offers a wide variety of support programs such as 24-hour telephone support, electronic medical records, free or low-cost health education classes, and special programs for chronic conditions. For more information, please visit www.healthcarepartners.com

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