5/17/2013

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois is collaborating with OSF Healthcare System in an accountable care organization. Under the agreement, OSF Healthcare will receive bonuses and incentives from the insurer if it meets health care quality measures such as reduced hospital readmissions and increased patient satisfaction. The ACO, which will cover around 40,000 Blue Cross PPO clients who receive care from OSF Healthcare facilities, will launch Jan. 1.

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