Banner|Aetna: Collaboration as a Business Imperative, Part 1

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Leaders from Banner|Aetna discuss the joint venture that has grown to 375,000 members since it launched in 2017 to offer health plans to employers in Arizona.

In this episode of Matters in Managed Care, leaders from Banner|Aetna discuss the joint venture that has grown to 375,000 members since it launched in 2017 to offer health plans to employers in Arizona. The venture has since expanded into the individual market.

Robert Groves, MD, Banner|Aetna’s executive vice president and chief medical officer, served as moderator for a discussion that outlines how under the model, the delivery system and payer became co-owners of the plan, with equal investment and risk in the outcome.

Along with Dr Groves, the webinar features the following panelists:

  • Thomas J. Grote, CEO, Banner|Aetna
  • Chuck Lehn, president, Banner Health Network
  • Marjorie Bessel, MD, chief clinical officer, Banner Health

In part 1, the panelists discuss the evolution from accountable care organization (ACO) to partnership.