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Blue Shield of California to grant $20M to help Golden State health care organizations form ACOs
San Francisco Business Times

Blue Shield of California said Monday it’s giving nearly $20 million to 18 California hospitals, health systems, clinics and medical groups to “help them participate more effectively in accountable care organizations” or ACOs, including about $6 million in the greater Bay Area. Locally, those organizations include San Francisco’s Brown & Toland Medical Group ($1.7 million), San Ramon-based Hill Physicians Medical Group and partner Catholic Healthcare West ($1.8 million), Physicians Medical Group of Santa Cruz ($475,000), San Francisco’s Chinese Community Health Care Association ($971,000), Roseville-based Adventist Health ($1 million, for Northern and Southern California projects) and Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula ($1 million).