NEWSMAKER: Meritus Health Selected As Accountable Care Organization

Published 02/10 2014 11:04AM

Updated 02/10 2014 12:35PM

HAGERSTOWN, Md. - There is now good news for Meritus Health patients. They now have the advantage to take care of Medicare benefits.

Meritus Health was chosen as one of the many accountable care organizations in the nation, providing additional access to quality healthcare.

WHAG'S Carmen Chau sat down with Dr. Cirincione of Meritus Health to discuss the options patients now have in enjoying the benefits, extra access to to coordinated care.

Approximately one in five Accountable Care Organizations include community health centers and critical access hospitals that serve low-income communities.

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