Gateway Health Plan, Inc., partnered with Bridges Health Partners LLC to form an accountable care organization (ACO) partnership. The ACO will serve Gateway Health’s Medicare members in southwestern Pennsylvania.
Gateway Health Plan, Inc., provides Medicare and Medicaid health plans. It serves nearly 340,000 members. Its network includes 29,000 primary care physicians, specialists, hospitals, and other ancillary provider organizations.
Bridges Health Partners was formed in 2017 by affiliates of Butler Health System, Excela Health, St. Clair Hospital, and Washington Health System. Bridges Health Partners LLC integrates the systems’ independent and employed medical staff. The organization focuses on quality and outcomes improvement by implementing an integrated, regional network of care. The Bridges Health Partners network comprises eight hospital campuses with over 1,450 licensed beds, over 1,000 affiliated physicians with a network of primary care and specialty practice sites, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care clinics, imaging and diagnostic centers, skilled nursing, home health, and hospice care.
This was reported by Gateway Health Plan on February 3, 2021.
Contact information: Gateway Health Plan, Inc., 444 Liberty Ave, Suite 2100, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; 412-255-4640; Website: https://www.gatewayhealthplan.com/
Contact information: Bridges Health Partners LLC, 500 Commonwealth Dr., Suite 200, Warrendale, Pennsylvania 15086; 724-300-8080; Website: https://bridgeshealthpartners.org/