ABS Becoming Ascension Care Management (ACM)
Automated Benefit Services (ABS) announced today that it will change its brand to Ascension Care
Management (ACM) on June 1, 2017.
In 2016, Ascension Risk Services, MissionPoint Health Partners, and US Health Holdings, which includes Automated Benefits Services (ABS), ABS Managed Care Administrators (ABSMCA) and US Health and Life Insurance Company, joined together as ACM, an Ascension subsidiary. Ascension is the largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system.
ACM is a population health engagement company offering a range of customizable services to three primary groups: providers, members, and payers. It has over 500 employees and offers services to 1.3M individuals across the nation, including 325,000 receiving population health services.
The ABS brand change to ACM will go in to effect on June 1, 2017 pending approvals from all appropriate regulatory agencies. No operational changes are expected within ABS locations.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special
attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2016, Ascension provided more than $1.8 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes approximately 150,000 associates and 36,000 aligned providers. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia, while its Solutions Division provides a variety of services and solutions including physician practice management, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, clinical care management, information services, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.