Humana Inc. and Boulder Community Health, a regional health system having facilities throughout Boulder and Broomfield counties in Colorado, have approved an Accountable Care agreement that is focused on providing and enhancing coordinated healthcare to the individuals buying insurance in Boulder County. Insured people in Boulder County will now be able to benefit from superior quality care through Connect for Health Colorado and Humana commercial health maintenance organization (HMO) health plans. Members of Humana will be able to access the inpatient, outpatient and emergency care services at Foothills Hospital and Boulder Community Hospital and also at the urgent care center, physician offices and special medical services at Mapleton Center and Community Medical Center. The partnership for Humana aims to utilize its strong integrated model and expertise to develop a system that works in a more coordinated way. Humana has a 26-year long Accountable Care history which involves above 1.2 million members.
This was reported by Zacks on January 16, 2015.