The following is information on the Arkansas: Statewide market of the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative. This is one of seven markets in the CPC initiative.
|Number of primary care practices:||63 ( View as a list >> )|
|Number of providers:||248|
|Approximate number of Medicare & Medicaid beneficiaries:||94,618|
|Approximate number of ALL patients served:||328,904|
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
QualChoice of Arkansas
Practices were selected through a competitive application process based on their use of health information technology, ability to demonstrate recognition of advanced primary care delivery by accreditation bodies, service to patients covered by participating payers, participation in practice transformation and improvement activities, and diversity of geography, practice size and ownership structure.
The Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) initiative is a multi-payer initiative fostering collaboration between public and private health care payers to strengthen primary care. Medicare will work with commercial and State health insurance plans and offer bonus payments to primary care doctors who better coordinate care for their patients.