CHI Health Partners

Nebraska, Iowa

CHI Health Partners manages a network of over 4,000 providers throughout Nebraska and southwest Iowa. The organization negotiates and administers value-based agreements with Commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage health insurance plans on behalf of its provider network. Over 230,000 patients are covered under these value-based agreements. Additionally, the organization provides all management and administrative support to two Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations — Alegent Health Partners and TPN Health Partners.

Quality Highlight

CHI Health Partners is focused on offering comprehensive, data-driven, coordinated care. In 2017, the Medicare ACOs it manages scored equal to or better than other ACOs in almost all quality performance measures.

CHI Health Partners has dramatically increased its revenue in each of the past three years, and in calendar year 2018 achieved over $40 million in care management and shared savings revenue from its various value-based contracts. CHI Health Partners’ work with CHI Health employees in Omaha also resulted in a 33% reduction in imaging costs, 20% reduction in average length of stay, 17% reduction in medical spending and a 13% reduction in ED visits between 2012 and 2015.

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At a Glance

  • Region: Midwest
  • Year Started: 1998
  • Leadership: Scott Ptacnik, President; Dr. Hank Sakowski, Medical Director
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  • MSSP: Track 3 (Alegent Health Partners – Omaha market), Track 1 (TPN Health Partners – Lincoln and western Nebraska markets)
  • Lives Managed: 234,326
  • Providers: 4,060