Alliance for Integrated Care of New York and Envolve Partner on Unique Complex Care Organization ACO

AIc logoNEW YORK CITY, June 20, 2017 – The Alliance for Integrated Care of New York (AICNY) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Envolve, Inc. to provide administrative services related to its participation in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) in 2017.

AICNY began its operations in 2014 and is one of the nation’s first approved Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) to focus on the needs of adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD). AICNY is a partnership between 8 developmental disabilities health services providers across New York State and 28 practices associated with the Queens County IPA. Envolve will be providing care coordination, population health technology and other services.

“Envolve’s national experience serving our vulnerable population, their diverse capability set and innovative approach will make them a valuable partner to AICNY,” said Susan Constantino, president and CEO of the Cerebral Palsy Association of New York State, (AICNY lead member). “This partnership demonstrates our ongoing commitment to improve the quality and integration of care.”

“As healthcare transformation continues the provision of effective, efficient and accountable care for patients with complex needs is increasingly important for our patients, our payors and our ACO partners,” said Marco Damiani, Chairman of AICNY and CEO of Metro Community Health Centers, an ACO partner. “Envolve’s expertise will help strengthen our systems of care.”

“We look forward to partnering with AICNY and to support its provider-based initiatives that are directly impacting the IDD community,” said Nancy Gilbride, Senior Vice President for Envolve. “We look forward to working together to deliver innovative solutions that will help improve the health outcomes for this important and vulnerable population.”

About the Alliance for Integrated Care of New York

The Alliance for Integrated Care of New York is a CMS approved MSSP ACO which began operations as the Accountable Care Coalition of Greater New York in 2014. AICNY is a statewide network of Article 28 clinics and private practices and has demonstrated success in its first 2 ½ years of operation. AICNY goals remain clear; Improve quality, improved clinical interventions and enhanced integration of primary care with the IDD delivery system.