Atrius Health Program Manager, ACO Medicaid Job in Newton, MA


Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts.

The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates – together with VNA Care – work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy.

We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives.



Under general direction, the ACO Program Manager leads the planning, direction, and coordination for Medicare, the assigned ACO product line. Supports director in developing overall ACO strategy. Responsible for implementation, relationship management, monitoring and compliance and policy for assigned area. In collaboration with the Director and with ACO Medical Director, supports ACO performance management, identifying opportunities for improvement. Closely collaborates with clinical operations, population health services, quality, information systems, analytics, finance, legal, and compliance. Develops and executes ACO implementation plan, ensuring strong performance and timely deliverable completion. Provides oversight and monitoring for compliance with all contractual and regulatory requirements of assigned ACO. Partners with the Director to evaluate prospective models and make participation recommendations. By ensuring sound business decisions, program implementation, and performance management, the ACO Program Manager supports transformation of care to improve lives at Atrius Health.


Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree (or equivalent) in business, public health or health administration preferred.


Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in fields such as managed care, population health, or performance improvement, planning, or business. Background in healthcare preferred. Medicare ACO or Medicaid ACO experience preferred.



Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven ability to communicate effectively with a large and diverse constituency, in verbal, written, and presentation formats. Ability to work with a high degree of independence in a dynamic environment. Strong analytic and problem-solving skills. Skills in managing small to medium projects. Excellent attention to detail, with high degree of independence and good judgment. Strong interpersonal skills, experience managing through influence, fostering a collaborative work environment. Treat others with kindness and compassion every day.

Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.


Benefits Include:

  • Up to 8% company retirement contribution,


  • Generous Paid Time Off


  • 10 paid holidays,


  • Paid professional development,


  • Generous health and welfare benefit package.

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