Information for providers participating in the Accountable Care Coalition of Southeast Texas

The Accountable Care Coalition of Southeast Texas is designed to reinforce your best efforts by providing:

  • a framework for improved coordination of care
  • added clinical support
  • new resources to close gaps in care coordination for Medicare Fee-For-Service beneficiaries (beneficiaries)

The Accountable Care Coalition of Southeast Texas is participating in the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model for Medicare Fee-For-Service beneficiaries. Our ACO is committed to meeting the three objectives set forth by the Federal government: improved care for individuals; improved health for populations; and, lower growth in expenditures.

Collaborative Health Systems (CHS) will support the ACO with services ranging from health information analytics to care coordination and administrative support.

Below you will find links to useful documents and forms:

Provider Handbook (PDF)
A complete guide to our ACO, including a checklist for participating providers and their staff.

Next Generation ACO Model (CMS)
Information from the CMS Innovation Center on the Next Generation ACO Model.

Document Library
A library that houses ACO documents that are important to providers.

What is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO)?

An ACO is a group of doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers who come together to coordinate care for the beneficiaries they serve.

Learn more about Accountable Care Organizations.

Learn more about Collaborative Health Systems.

ACO Training

Click here to access the Collaborative Health Systems ACO Training Website for Providers.

ACO Hotline

To report issues to the Compliance Officer, call: