Allegiance Health Group and ACO
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Allegiance Health Group (“AHG”) was established in December 2012 started operations in June 2013 and currently has 43 physician members across 28 practices. The group is comprised of approximately 28 PCPs and 16 specialists including gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, cardiologists, infectious disease specialists. The group claims to care for 85,000 patients with over 188,000 patient encounters.
The group was capitalized by each physician to cover organizational, legal, and accounting services to establish the group and the Management Services Organization (“MSO”), and to create a physician owned laboratory which opened 1/15/15.
AHG physicians manage a total of approximately 65,000 – 68,000 lives.
AHG physicians direct patients to Capital Health (Trenton and Hopewell), St. Francis Medical Center, RWJ Hamilton, and Princeton Medical Center.
The MSO was established in June of 2014 and thus began the integration and centralization of many services, including:
o EMR , Billing, Payroll, Accounting and Banking, 401k/pension plan administration, Health insurance, Malpractice, Human Resources including Time and Labor, Workers Comp, Premier group purchasing account for medical and office supplies
All practice employees are employed through the MSO while the MSO itself has 7 employees (including 2 PCMH nurses).
and contribute a portion of their collections for oversight and administration, a portion of their collections for billing, collections, and EMR