WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), a Universal American company (NYSE: UAM), announced today that its president, Jeffery Spight, will present at the 2016 Primary Care Association and Health Center Controlled Network conference at the Hilton Pasadena hotel in Pasadena, California on Tuesday, November 15.
The conference is sponsored by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC).
CHS currently partners with approximately 5,000 providers, mostly primary care physicians, in 22 Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organizations, including four that were formed with Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) state associations.
About Collaborative Health Systems
Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), a Universal American company (NYSE: UAM), is a management services organization that partners with primary care physicians as they move to value-based payment systems. Our core belief is that primary care physicians are in the best position to influence the quality and cost of healthcare. CHS provides comprehensive support for its physician partners by providing actionable data to help coordinate care and by helping practices change behavior to meet the new quality requirements of the value-based payment system. CHS currently manages one Next Generation ACO Model and 22 MSSP ACOs, with approximately 5,000 providers, mostly primary care physicians, covering 239,000 Medicare beneficiaries. For more information, visit www.CollaborativeHealthSystems.com.
About Universal American Corp.
Universal American (NYSE: UAM), through our family of healthcare companies, provides health benefits to people covered by Medicare. We are dedicated to working collaboratively with healthcare professionals, especially primary care physicians, in order to improve the health and well-being of those we serve and reduce healthcare costs. For more information on Universal American, please visit our website at www.UniversalAmerican.com.
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