Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center has a long history of accountable care efforts. From partaking in a health center led managed care plan to being a founder of a virtual ACO, Waianae has found the importance of engaging their partners and cultivating buy-in throughout the process.
This paper emphasizes the importance of partnership and community input in accountable care based on the lessons of Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center.
Important NACHC Library Content Note: This technical assistance resource was developed prior to the August 2017 release of the Health Center Compliance Manual by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC). The BPHC Compliance Manual, issued August 2017, indicates where PINS, PALs and other program guidance are now superseded or subsumed by the BPHC Compliance Manual.
This project was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).