Accountable Care Organization

Episode 20 – November 2020: Innovating Primary Care Payment

November 2020

MaineHealth ACO Chief Medical Officer Rob Chamberlin, MD, joins Julie and Mike to explore financial and quality results just in from the 2019 performance year of the Medicare Shared Savings Next month, more than two dozen primary care practices participating in the ACO will join Primary Care First, a new Medicare program that uses a population-based payment model. Amol Navathe, MD, PhD, a health policy researcher and expert in the model, joins us to discuss. Also, MMC’s Gary Hochheiser , MD, introduces the MATRIx program, an effort to streamline the evaluation and care of patients with lung imaging findings. Email us at


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To refer patients to MATRIx, call (207) 396-8430 or use the Epic code REF50004