Providers participating in the Accountable Care Coalition of Tennessee, a Next Generation Accountable Care Organization Model, are on the forefront in the movement to reward coordinated, high-quality care.

As a provider, you will have the opportunity to comprehensively care for your Medicare patients with the support of programs to help improve beneficiary engagement and lower costs, such as greater access to skilled nursing facilities, telehealth services, and beneficiary engagement incentives.

Accountable Care Coalition of Tennessee partners with Collaborative Health Systems (CHS), an organization dedicated to enabling providers to operate in a quality-focused, value-based model. 

Information for providers participating in Accountable Care Coalition of Tennessee

The Accountable Care Coalition of Tennessee has been selected by CMS to participate in the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model. 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 per capita expenditures.

Below you will find links to useful documents and forms:

Provider Handbook 
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.

The following document can be shared with beneficiaries to help them understand the ACO program:
Accountable Care Organizations and You: Frequently Asked Questions (for people with Medicare)

To learn more about joining the Accountable Care Coalition of Tennessee, please email: 

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, call:

ACO Compliance Officer
Michael Yount

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