Statera Health, LLC was established on February 26, 2015 by a group of physicians, Southeast Health Medical Center, and the Houston County Health Care Authority for the purpose of integrating medical professionals to work together to coordinate patient-centered, high quality, and efficient care while revolutionizing the delivery of healthcare in the Wiregrass region by creating a sustainable model that is responsive to the new era of value-based reimbursement under the Medicare Shared Savings – Pathways To Success Program.
Statera Health, LLC is dedicated to the overall improvement of its beneficiaries and will continue to evolve with the market as conditions change and meet the demands of its constituents with the appropriate care. Statera Health, LLC is a network of healthcare providers including a combination of more than 300 physicians and advanced nurse practitioners, and these participants are accompanied by a Supplier/Provider, Southeast Health Medical Center which has a service area consisting of a 75 mile radius spanning throughout southeast Alabama and the Florida panhandle. Statera Health, LLC is comprised of a governing body with a well-organized committee structure who maintains a fiduciary responsibility and is accountable for the oversight and strategic direction of the ACO. In addition to the board, Statera Health, LLC has an engaged staff that manages the day-to-day operations of the ACO and enables the organization to continuously carry out its mission of delivering coordinated, high quality, and cost effective healthcare to its patients.
Serving as a Provider to the ACO, Southeast Health Medical Center, is currently affiliated with the CMS Mandatory Comprehensive Joint Replacement (“CJR”) Program which has enabled the Provider to gain much needed experience in episodic payment management, care coordination, care transition, quality improvement, and beneficiary engagement. These findings and evidence-based practices garnered from the CJR Program will be utilized in the ACO setting and disseminated to all ACO Participants. Through the efforts and coordination of care, the Provider has been able to reduce overall utilization and Medicare spend in the CJR program. In the most recent finalized Performance Year, they were able to reduce expenditures and surpass their target spend by 7% for this patient population. In addition to the CJR program, Statera Health, LLC has achieved significant health plan savings for their health plan partners consisting of over 4,200 plan members, and has improved the quality of life for the employees and members of the health plan partners.