Delaware Valley ACO renews value-based contract with Humana
Humana has renewed its value-based network agreement with the Delaware Valley Accountable Care Organization providing continued health care access to some 9,000 Humana Medicare Advantage members in Greater Philadelphia. The new agreement is effective Jan. 1, 2017 and is designed to offer a proactive and wellness-focused health care experience and financially reward doctors for high-quality care. As part of the agreement, DVACO and Humana will develop strategies to improve the health of Humana's Medicare Advantage members in the five-county Philadelphia metro area, lower costs, and manage the ongoing health needs of the population. As of June 30, 2016, Humana has 1.7 million individual Medicare Advantage members and 200,000 commercial members who are cared for by 48,200 primary care providers, in more than 900 value-based relationships across 43 states and Puerto Rico.