CHICAGO -- Three new Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have joined the Medical Home Network Accountable Care Organization (MHN ACO), which expands its footprint to 13 FQHCs and three hospital systems.
AHS Family Health Center, Christian Community Health Center and Heartland Health Centers are now members of the MHN ACO, which is provider-owned and provides delegated care management for 165,000 Medicaid lives. MHN ACO members work together to transform care for their patients and build healthier communities.
The three new MHN ACO members offer a range of services including care for women, infants and children, plus dental care and other necessary services for vulnerable communities:
"With the addition of these three FQHCs, the ACO is expanding their integrated system of whole person care in service of patients with the goal to build healthier communities," said Cheryl Lulias, president and CEO of MHN. "It's exciting to see the meaningful impact these community health centers are making together."
About Medical Home Network
Medical Home Network (MHN) is transforming care in the safety net and building healthier communities. MHN, which was selected as one of the 2021 Best Places to Work in Healthcare, builds partnerships in the community to connect key stakeholders, from comprehensive primary care to community-based organizations. MHN enables healthcare providers to deliver integrated care. Our care teams build trusted relationships with patients and coordinate care with a focus on whole person health. The MHN model of care is powered by proprietary technology that enhances collaboration among community-based entities, which leads to improved outcomes, lower costs and reduced health disparities. Learn more at medicalhomenetwork.org and on LinkedIn.
About MHN ACO
The Medical Home Network Accountable Care Organization (MHN ACO), created in 2014, is a wholly provider-owned entity comprised of 13 FQHCs and three hospital systems. The MHN ACO engages in shared decision making to transform health care delivery by offering coordinated, whole person care for Medicaid patients in Chicago area communities. For more information, visit www.mhnaco.org.
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In alignment with our mission, Medical Home Network strives to create a work environment that supports equality, diversity of thought, and makes all people feel welcome. As an organization, our core values of equity, equality, diversity and inclusion guide the work we do, the relationships we build, and the way we recruit, develop and retain our people. We recognize this process is a journey, and we stand firm in our commitment to learn and change, champion diversity, and hold ourselves accountable.
Medical Home Network also invests in meaningful programming such as internships and fellowships that help young adults from under-resourced communities gain work experience in order to land quality jobs after college. In addition, MHN provides targeted financial support to community-based organizations that empower, educate and provide opportunities for low-income individuals and families and help them build stable futures.