JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.
Jim Maxwell, PhD
Christine Barron, BA
Angel Bourgoin, PhD
Rachel Tobey, MPA
Commonwealth Care Alliance (CCA) of Massachusetts is an early innovator in developing a “social ACO” approach. This paper assesses the development of CCA’s care, payment, and delivery reforms, as well as the visionary leadership of CCA’s founders, primarily focusing on its key innovations, challenges, and lessons for the field.