Cigna Collaborative Accountable Care Program - Medical Clinic of North Texas (MCNT)

Program Location: 
North Richland Hills, TX
Payer Type: 

Reported Outcomes


Cigna and Medical Clinic of North Texas (MCNT) launched pilot program that incorporates components of the medical home model based on a comprehensive, accountable and collaborative approach that they believe will lead to improved patient access, better continuity and coordination of care, improved quality of care for patients, and lower medical costs. 

In this Texas pilot program, patients - especially those with chronic illness or ongoing medical needs - have access to enhanced care coordination, communications, appointment availability and education to help them navigate their health care system.

Payment Model: 

Primary care physicians affiliated with MCNT will be paid as usual for the medical services they provide and may also be rewarded through a “pay for performance” structure for improving quality and enhancing access to appropriate health care.

Fewer ED / Hospital Visits: 
  • Avoidable emergency room visits trended downwards, 7 % better than the market
  • 2% decline in hospital readmission rates
Improved Health: 
  • 3% improvement in A1c blood sugar levels in diabetes patients
Cost Savings: 
  • Medical cost trend is > 2% better than the market
Last updated July 2014
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