AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina and Community Care Physician Network, LLC (CCPN) announced that they have signed a contract that will allow CCPN clinicians to serve AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina members seeking primary care services. AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina is a managed care organization that is slated to begin serving North Carolina Medicaid enrollees in November 2019 and is part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies.
CCPN is a physician-led, clinically integrated network of independent primary care clinicians that provides practices with the support needed to deliver high-quality consumer care. CCPN has more than 2,500 primary care physicians currently caring for more than 2.5 million North Carolinians, including 700,000 Medicaid enrollees. CCPN’s agreement with Community Care of North Carolina, Inc. (CCNC) allows CCNC to support CCPN practices serving AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina members with care management and provider organization support services.
North Carolina’s transition to Medicaid managed care is slated to begin on November 1, 2019, in the first phase’s 27 counties, and on February 1, 2020, in the state’s remaining counties. AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina is one of five managed care organizations selected to serve the new managed care program, which will include many of CCPN’s consumers.
AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina is a managed care organization that will offer a standard benefit plan to North Carolina Medicaid enrollees. AmeriHealth Caritas North Carolina will help North Carolinians get care, stay well, and build healthy communities by addressing the acute and broader social factors that drive health outcomes. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 35 years of experience serving low-income and chronically ill populations. AmeriHealth Caritas is part of the Independence Health Group in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.
Community Care Physician Network is a physician-led, clinically integrated network of more than 2,500 primarily independent primary care clinicians in 880 practices across North Carolina. CCPN, a high performing network, has chosen Community Care of North Carolina to support its practices through analytics, care management and practice support. The organization is committed to supporting practices across multiple payers and all value-based payment models.
Community Care of North Carolina is the largest and longest-running medical home system in the U.S. The organization is known nationwide for reducing health care costs while improving outcomes, and uses Impactability™ to identify consumers who are most likely to benefit from care management. The organization’s community-based care managers work with clinical professionals and other caregivers to develop care plans that connect people to the right local resources and really make a difference.
This was reported by AmeriaHealth Caritas on August 5, 2019.
Contact information: Joshua Brett, Manager, Regional Media Relations, AmeriHealth Caritas,100 Stevens Drive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19113; 215-356-7963; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.amerihealthcaritas.com
Contact information: Community Care Physician Network, LLC, 2300 Rexwoods Drive, Suite 340, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607; Website: www.communitycarephysiciannetwork.com
Contact information: Paul Mahoney, Vice President for Communications, Community Care of North Carolina, 2300 Rexwoods Drive, Suite 100, Raleigh, North Carolina 27607; 919-745-2434; Email: email@example.com; Website: www.communitycarenc.org