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Blue Shield of California, Greater Newport Physicians Medical Group and Hoag Memorial to Partner
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Blue Shield of California, Greater Newport Physicians, IPA and Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian announced a three-year accountable care initiative designed to provide integrated, cost- efficient health care to approximately 11,000 Blue Shield HMO members in Orange County. The partners noted they expect this collaboration to result in little to no increase in healthcare costs for these members in the first year of the collaboration, and low single digit increases in the two subsequent years.