Community Care Cooperative (C3), the Accountable Care Organization (ACO) that advances community-based care for MassHealth members through its network of 19 health centers throughout the state, has announced the launch of a USD 5 million campaign to greatly increase telehealth capacity in community health centers statewide, the company said.
Telehealth capability is needed in order to better fight the COVID-19 epidemic and better serve health center patients when the pandemic is over.
With today´s news, C3 is also announcing that it has been awarded grants from the Federal Communications Commission´s (FCC) Wireline Competition Bureau, charitable foundations and individuals totaling approximately USD 2.8 million to advance telehealth in Massachusetts in response to COVID-19.
Foundation and individual support has announced comes from the DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement (DentaQuest Partnership), The Paul and Phyllis Fireman Charitable Foundation, the Landry Family Foundation, The Klarman Family Foundation, and Barbara and Amos Hostetter. Together, with a lead grant from The Patrick J. McGovern Foundation announced earlier this month, foundation and individual support make up USD 1,850,000 of the USD 2.8 million total.
Community Care Cooperative (C3) is a 501(c)(3) Accountable Care Organization (ACO) that leverages the proven best practices of ACOs throughout the country and is the only ACO in Massachusetts founded and governed by Federally Qualified Health Centers and exclusively focused on advancing integrated and coordinated community-based care for MassHealth members. C3 works to strengthen health centers across the state, and continued growth enables C3 to better serve MassHealth members across the Commonwealth.