What is it like to be a Wellvana patient?

Patients of Wellvana physician partners enjoy multiple benefits within value-based care, including more time with their physicians at appointments (because they are not being compensated based on volume, but on quality of care and outcomes); education and close follow-up to help them take control of their health; seamless care between their primary care physicians and … Continued

What is Direct Contracting?

At the end of 2020, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) announced a new payment model, known as the direct contracting model. This new model is a voluntary, five-year alternative payment model that aims to reduce healthcare costs for Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries, while simultaneously enhancing their quality of care. A Direct Contracting Entity (DCE) is … Continued

What is value-based care?

Value-Based Care (VBC) is a form of healthcare reimbursement that ties a provider’s income to the quality of patient care instead of the volume. While the traditional fee-for-service model rewards providers for quantity of services, value-based care seeks to advance the triple aim of reducing healthcare costs, providing higher-quality care for patients, and improving population … Continued

What makes Wellvana different from other value-based care companies?

Wellvana is not a “one size fits all” company. Instead, it helps physicians maintain control of their medical practices through a flexible business model that finds the right approach and arrangement for each partner. Wellvana offers flexible partnership solutions for primary care physicians through affiliate, joint-venture, and wholly owned models​. Shared ownership models help to align … Continued

Who does Wellvana serve?

Wellvana works with primary care physicians as well as specialists, health systems, and other healthcare professionals in 6 states: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, New Mexico, and Texas. Wellvana continues to grow its footprint and establish in new communities every day, with developing markets including Louisiana, Maryland, New York, and South Carolina.