Information for providers participating in the
Accountable Care Coalition of Texas, Inc.

The Accountable Care Coalition of Texas, Inc. is designed to reinforce your best efforts by providing:

  • a framework for improved coordination of care

  • added clinical support 

  • new resources to close gaps in care coordination for Medicare Fee-For-Service beneficiaries (beneficiaries)

The Accountable Care Coalition of Texas, Inc. has been accepted to participate as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. Our ACO is committed to meeting the three objectives set forth by the Federal government: improved care for individuals; improved health for populations; and, lower growth in expenditures.

Collaborative Health Systems (CHS) will support the ACO with services ranging from health information analytics to care coordination and administrative support.

Below you will find links to useful documents and forms:

Provider Handbook
A complete guide to our ACO, including a checklist for participating providers and their staff.

Accountable Care Organizations: What Providers Need to Know 
A Fact Sheet for providers.

Care Coordination Request Form 
For use by participating doctors and their office staff when requesting Care Coordination services for beneficiaries whose provider is participating in the ACO.

Changes to ICD-10 Code Impacts ACOs
Read about how changes to ICD-10 code has implications to the ACO.

Contact Information
A listing of key ACO personnel and contact information.

Document Library
A library that houses ACO documents that are important to providers.

The following document can be shared with beneficiaries to help them understand the ACO program:
Accountable Care Organizations and You: Frequently Asked Questions (for people with Medicare)

What is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO)?

An ACO is a group of doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers who come together voluntarily to coordinate care for the beneficiaries they serve.

Learn more about Accountable Care Organizations.

Learn more about Collaborative Health Systems.

ACO Training 

Click here to access the Collaborative Health Systems ACO Training Website for Providers.

ACO Hotline

To report issues, call:

ACO Compliance Officer

Michael Yount

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