Accountable Care Organization

A three-year demonstration project to improve outcomes for Camden-area Medicaid beneficiaries

Strengthening ecosystems of care Funding & financing Policy & advocacy Public benefits Quality improvement SDOH & health equity

In 2015, the Camden Coalition was certified as one of three Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) as part of the state of New Jersey’s Medicaid ACO Demonstration Project. The ACO structure evolved into our current designation as a Regional Health Hub for South Jersey.

The Camden Coalition ACO brought together Camden-area hospitals, primary care and specialty providers, behavioral health providers, community organizations, and city residents to provide better healthcare at lower costs through coordinated, efficient care for local residents enrolled in Medicaid.

Our partners included:


  • Cooper University Health Care
  • Lourdes Health System
  • Virtua

Primary care providers:

  • Dr. Ramon Acosta
  • CAMCare Health Corporation
  • Cooper Family Medicine
  • Cooper General Pediatrics
  • Cooper Internal Medicine
  • Fairview Village Family Practice
  • Osborne Family Health Center
  • Project H.O.P.E.
  • Virtua Kyle Will Family Health Center

Behavioral health organizations:

  • Reliance Medical Group
  • St. Luke’s Catholic Medical Services
  • Twin Oaks Community Services
  • Volunteers of America Delaware Valley

Partnering organizations:

  • Abigail House for Nursing and Rehabilitation
  • Bayada Home Healthcare
  • Camden Area Health Education Center
  • Fair Share Northgate II

Resident/community organizations:

  • AARP New Jersey
  • Camden Churches Organized for People

Health plans:

  • Horizon NJ Health
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan NJ