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Blue Shield of California, St. Joseph Health to launch ACO
Healthcare Finance News

Blue Shield of California and St. Joseph Health System announced an accountable care initiative, set to launch Jan. 1, 2012, which is designed to serve approximately 30,000 Blue Shield HMO members in Orange County, Calif., who are patients of SJHS.

SJHS’s regional delivery system in the county, includes St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, the St. Joseph Home Health Ministry, three affiliated physician networks and three medical groups, all of which will participate in the project.