The partnership supports agilon and Lexington Clinic’s missions to transform health care for seniors and at the community level
LEXINGTON, K.Y. and AUSTIN, T.X., February 9, 2023 – Lexington Clinic announced today that it has formed a new partnership with agilon health inc. (NYSE: AGL), the trusted partner empowering physicians to transform health in our communities, that will transition its primary care delivery system to a full-risk, value-based care model to enhance outcomes and quality of care for Central Kentucky Medicare patients beginning in 2024.
“Partnering with agilon health is a natural fit for Lexington Clinic, where our mission is to constantly innovate and improve healthcare access for Kentuckians,” said Stephen J. Behnke, MD, MBA, chief executive officer, Lexington Clinic. “With the support and partnership of agilon health, we will meet the challenges of tomorrow head on with a model rooted in value for our patients and the principle that our patients and their whole health should be at the center of how we operate. We are excited to bring the partnership and the benefits of the agilon model to our patients, physicians, and wider community.”
Lexington Clinic is the largest multi-specialty medical group in Central Kentucky, with 25 locations in a region of 1.3 million residents. Founded in 1920, Lexington Clinic has a “rich history of medical innovation and superior care,” as it treats 2,000 patients per day, or 600,000 annually. Today, the company has more than 200 providers, in over 30 specialties, supported by a staff of 1,000 professionals and 60 primary care providers.
“This new partnership with Lexington Clinic underscores the growing desire amongst primary care physicians to make the transition to a model of care for their Medicare patients that prioritizes quality and outcomes,” said Steve Sell, chief executive officer, agilon health. “Our integrated partnership model strengthens with every new addition, and we are well positioned to support the Lexington Clinic team as they join our rapidly expanding cohort of agilon partners who seek to transform health care in the communities they serve.”
Lexington Clinic is joining agilon’s growing network of physician partners and will be part of the 2024 class of new partner organizations. agilon is accelerating at scale the transition to a value-based, Total Care Model for senior patients through its aligned partnerships, purpose-built platform, and peer network of like-minded physicians. As of this year, agilon is in long-term partnerships with 23 physician groups across 12 states and 25 diverse geographies and has more than 2,200 primary care physicians in its growing PCP network.