Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative: Arkansas: Statewide

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
Market Payers:

 Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield

 Arkansas Medicaid

 Humana

 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.

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