Partners Health Alliance is New Jersey’s new clinically integrated network (CIN) that enables physician practices to collaborate on better and more coordinated patient care while managing costs — key requirements of any value-based contract. The network implements an active and ongoing program — a comprehensive set of resources that physicians can utilize while fostering a high degree of interdependence and cooperation among participating providers.
Partners Health Alliance brings together established networks of independent physicians, employed physicians, and health systems, and facilitates network growth, value-based care and service delivery, and alternative payment models.
By joining Partners Health Alliance, participating practices can draw on the network’s collective resources and value-based contracts with payers (Horizon BCBSNJ, Aetna, Cigna, Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services and others). In return, they will be required to deliver better integrated care while lowering the overall cost of care. To help them succeed, Partners Health Alliance offers them a wealth of new capabilities through its management services organization (MSO), comprised of well-established market leaders: Continuum Health, Partners In Care (PIC), and PIER Partner Network.
Providers are required to adopt population health management services and have the option to engage the MSO for other services. See Services page for details.
To be recognized and successful, a CIN must possess specific capabilities:
Network Development & Management
Centralized Care Coordination
Payer & Regulatory Relations
Enterprise Master Patient Index
Point-of-Care Gap Closure
Shared Savings Management
Shared Savings Distribution