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Aetna, Banner collaborate on ACO plan
Modern Healthcare

Banner Health, Phoenix, and the insurer Aetna will begin in late November to market to small employers a health plan for a newly created accountable-care organization. The health plan will offer Banner Health financial incentives to manage costs and reach quality and patient satisfaction targets, said Dr. Charles Kennedy, CEO for Aetna’s accountable-care solutions. Members will have incentives to use Banner Health and affiliated physicians in the health plan’s limited network.