Duly Health and Care ACO to Participate in ACO Reach to Strengthen Coordinated Care Efforts for Medicare Beneficiaries

132 Account­able Care Orga­ni­za­tions nation­al­ly have joined the ACO Reach Pro­gram focused on improv­ing care for Medicare beneficiaries

July 12, 2023

Dis­claimer: The state­ments con­tained in this doc­u­ment are sole­ly those of the authors and do not nec­es­sar­i­ly reflect the views or poli­cies of CMS. The authors assume respon­si­bil­i­ty for the accu­ra­cy and com­plete­ness of the infor­ma­tion con­tained in this document.

DOWN­ERS GROVE, Ill. — Duly Health and Care ACO (“Duly ACO”) has been select­ed by the Cen­ters for Medicare and Med­ic­aid Inno­va­tion (CMMI) as one of 132 par­tic­i­pants in the ACO Reach (Real­iz­ing Equi­ty, Access, and Com­mu­ni­ty Health) mod­el for 2023. The per­for­mance year for this pro­gram began on Jan­u­ary 1, 2023, and it will run through 2026. Duly ACO will take respon­si­bil­i­ty for the qual­i­ty and total cost of care for a defined pop­u­la­tion of eli­gi­ble senior patients. 

Duly has par­tic­i­pat­ed in an Account­able Care Orga­ni­za­tion pro­gram since 2014. Most recent­ly, Duly ACO gen­er­at­ed over $24 mil­lion in sav­ings in the 2021 per­for­mance year in the Medicare Shared Sav­ings Pro­gram (MSSP) mod­el. As an orga­ni­za­tion focused on pro­vid­ing high qual­i­ty, acces­si­ble care for all patients, the ACO Reach mod­el is a nat­ur­al pro­gres­sion of Duly Health and Care’s val­ue deliv­ered to patients through exper­tise in Val­ue-Based Care and an inte­grat­ed out­pa­tient care deliv­ery mod­el. The ACO mod­el exem­pli­fies the way in which Duly’s physi­cians and care providers deliv­er excep­tion­al care in each inter­ac­tion with patients. 

We are excit­ed about Duly’s par­tic­i­pa­tion in ACO Reach as it will allow our providers to con­tin­ue to pro­mote health equi­ty and address health­care dis­par­i­ties for the under­served com­mu­ni­ties that we serve across our foot­print of care,” said Duly CEO Dan Green­leaf. We have been deeply com­mit­ted to val­ue-based care and our selec­tion in the ACO Reach pro­gram exem­pli­fies our abil­i­ty to deliv­er suc­cess­ful patient out­comes in this space.” 

At Duly, patients are able to engage in their health and care with the sup­port of our providers and care teams through dig­i­tal tools intend­ed to make care nav­i­ga­tion eas­i­er. Duly offers over 50 med­ical spe­cial­ty and ancil­lary ser­vices to patients, and all providers use an inte­grat­ed elec­tron­ic med­ical record. At our ambu­la­to­ry surgery cen­ters, patients can under­go out­pa­tient surg­eries and receive oth­er ser­vices in a high-qual­i­ty and cost-effec­tive care set­ting. When patients receive their care with­in our out­pa­tient sys­tem, the Duly Health and Care app allows patients to view and man­age all of their care inter­ac­tions with our providers seamlessly. 

About Duly Health and Care

Duly Health and Care is the largest inde­pen­dent, mul­ti-spe­cial­ty physi­cian-direct­ed med­ical group in the nation with more than 1,000 pri­ma­ry care and spe­cial­ty care physi­cians and more than 7,000 team mem­bers, in over 150 loca­tions. The Duly Health and Care brand encom­pass­es three med­ical groups – DuPage Med­ical Group, Quin­cy Med­ical Group and The South Bend Clin­ic. The orga­ni­za­tion is whol­ly ded­i­cat­ed to help­ing all it serves flour­ish by chal­leng­ing the expect­ed to deliv­er the extra­or­di­nary in health and care.

Duly Health and Care physi­cians and team mem­bers sup­port indi­vid­u­als in their per­son­al health jour­neys each year, help­ing each one meet their extra­or­di­nary poten­tial through a holis­tic care deliv­ery mod­el designed to make health and care wel­com­ing, sim­pli­fied and personalized. 

For more infor­ma­tion, vis­it www​.duly​healthand​care​.com.


Media Con­tact:

Ter­ri Hickey
Direc­tor of Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, Duly Health and Care 
(331) 551‑5549, terri.​hickey@​duly.​com