Episode 27: Accountable Care in Appalachia

November 21, 2020

Matt Weimer is the Vice President of Health Services and Chief Medical Officer at Valley Health Systems, a large federally qualified health center (FQHC) in West Virginia that provides comprehensive care to patients without regard for their ability to pay. Dr. Weimer shares what it means for an FQHC to be part of an ACO, and why being in an ACO has recharged him personally. He has seen Valley Health physicians respond enthusiastically to the idea of providing higher quality care to patients, reducing provider burnout, and creating a more sustainable healthcare system.

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