In a study published in Health Affairs , Aetna’s Medicare Provider Collaboration program was shown to:
- Significantly reduce hospital admissions and readmissions;
- Increase preventive care; and
- Reduce health care costs for the study population compared to unmanaged Medicare.
- The percentage of Aetna members who receive recommended preventive care and screenings;
- Better management of patients with chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart failure;
- Reductions in avoidable hospital readmissions; and
- Reductions in Emergency Room visits by improving primary care access hours and care coordination.
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