Aetna, Weill Cornell Physicians establish accountable care agreement

In order to provide better access to care to nearly 9,000 residents in New York, Aetna announced on Tuesday its plan to team up with Weill Cornell Physicians, Cornell University's physician group, to establish a new accountable care agreement. The agreement will add 1,237 doctors, healthcare professionals and care managers, who all will work closely with the insurer. "We want these shared customers to feel well and to feel supported by their personal healthcare system. Together, Aetna and Weill Cornell are stepping forward to collaborate and share in the accountability of positive patient outcomes," said David Kobus, Aetna senior vice president, New York network. Announcement