Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

What is an Accountable Care Organization?‚Äč

Optum participates in Accountable Care Organizations that allow your doctors and other health care providers to coordinate and communicate with each other in providing your medical care. The goal of an ACO is increased coordination and communication to ensure that you receive the highest quality of care possible.

What is coordinated care?

Coordinated care means that all the health care professionals work together to help make sure patients get the right care at the right time. They communicate with each other, with the goal of preventing medical errors and avoiding needless repetition of services.

What is Anthem Enhanced Personal Health Care?

Anthem’s Enhanced Personal Health Care program offers a care team to help meet the health care needs of select Anthem PPO health plan patients with certain medical conditions. For more information, click here

What is Cigna Collaborative Care?

Cigna’s Collaborative Care program provides access to special coordinated care services offered by Optum to select Cigna PPO health plan patients. For more information, click here.

What is UnitedHealthcare Accountable Care Program?

United's Accountable Care program gives United PPO health plan patients access to Optum's coordinated care programs and services, at no additional cost. For more information, click here.