Founded in 2015, Equality Health, a whole-health delivery system, aims to improve access to value-based care for people who have long struggled with navigating the traditional one-size-fits-all U.S. healthcare system. Equality Health expands access to high-quality care by empowering payers and providers to deliver an exceptional patient experience, while lowering cost of care and improving clinical outcomes.
Reimagining the New Frontier of Value-Based Care
Our unique tech-enabled, cultural care model breaks through barriers, creating a connected pathway to good health that builds bridges of trust, respect and compassion across the continuum of care and health insurance coverage.
Equality Health Selected for CMS Direct Contracting Payment Model Program
Equality Health, a leading provider of value-based physician networks uniquely equipped to address the needs of diverse and historically underserved populations, announced that it has been accepted as a Direct Contracting Entity (DCE) in Arizona, under the name “Equality Health Direct.” The innovative federal program, Global and Professional Direct Contracting (“Direct Contracting” or GPDC), supports coordinated care for Medicare beneficiaries by helping primary care providers coordinate care across multiple settings, spend more time with patients with complex conditions, and improve patient outcomes.
Equality Health Appoints Jay Rosen to Board of Directors
We are pleased to welcome Jay Rosen to our Board of Directors. As a nationally recognized expert in healthcare policy and innovation, Jay’s insights will accelerate the market expansion of our technology-enabled primary care solutions to improve care for diverse and underserved communities.
Equality Health Returns for Its Fifth Season as a Partner of Phoenix Rising in 2022
“Phoenix Rising FC has emerged as one of the preeminent sports franchises in the state, and we’re proud to extend our sponsorship with the club,” said Hugh Lytle, Founder and CEO of Equality Health. “We believe that healthy communities begin with healthy influences, and we’re excited to align and continue our partnership with the Rising.”
Equality Health Expands Texas Presence into Multiple New Markets to Improve Care for Vulnerable Populations
Equality Health announces a major expansion of its presence in Texas, adding San Antonio, Austin, Dallas/Ft. Worth, and Northeast regions to help more independent primary care practices and health plans effectively partner in value-based care transformation.
Executive Viewpoint: Making the Case for Value-Based Care
In this month’s Thought Leader Thursday podcast, Garrett Black, Chief Operating Officer, talks about changing the healthcare system to implement value-based care models to benefit patients, payors, and providers.
Equality Health Announces New Investment from Finback Investment Partners
We are pleased to announce a strategic investment from Finback Investment Partners, a leading equity firm that focuses on companies that drive positive social impact.
The resources from the Gov. Jeb Bush-led firm will support the national expansion of our tech-enabled primary care platform and enhance government relations in target growth markets. We are excited to add the Finback team in support of our mission.
Equality Health Appoints Garrett E. Black as Chief Operating Officer
Equality Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Garrett Black as chief operating officer. Mr. Black joins Equality Health after spending more than a decade at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, where he served most recently as president of Stella Diversified, a portfolio of innovative healthcare companies.
Improving the Provider Experience and Patient Outcomes through Technology-Driven Data Management
Claire Zimmerman, VP of Product Innovation, talks about how Equality Health’s technology suite and care model bridges health plans and providers to improve efficiencies, quality, and patient outcomes while lowering the cost of care.
Equality Health Appoints Andy Slavitt to Board of Directors
We are thrilled to welcome Andy Slavitt, former acting CMS administrator under President Obama, to Equality Health’s board of directors. Andy brings decades of private- and public-sector leadership experience in healthcare, business, and technology, further catalyzing Equality Health’s mission to transform care delivery for diverse and historically underserved members of our community.
How Aligned Financial Incentives are Helping Independent Provider Practices Deliver Efficient, Value-Based Care and Better Outcomes for Their Patients
We know that PCPs are concerned about the impact that value-based care could have on their earnings. Equality Health is here to help change that by providing a new incentive program where the benefits of a value-based system are shared with our providers.
Advancing Quality and Payment Improvements in Medicaid Managed Care in Texas
Craig Gaites, Texas Market President, talks about Equality Health’s expansion into Texas and the opportunities it presents to help advance quality and payment improvements in Medicaid Managed Care.
Equality Health Foundation Hosts First Lady and Second Gentleman at Phoenix COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
Equality Health Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to leveling the healthcare playing field in culturally diverse and underserved communities, recently hosted First Lady Jill Biden and Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff at its COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Phoenix.
Transforming the Healthcare Ecosystem
Equality Health works to bridge the gap between providers and payers so patients can get the care they deserve. Brandon Clark, Chief Strategy Officer, talks about how Equality Health is transforming the healthcare ecosystem.
Equality Health Partners with Three HIEs in Texas to Improve Care Coordination for Healthcare Providers
Equality Health, a whole-health delivery system focused on transforming value-based care delivery with population specific programs that improve access to quality care, announced newly formed partnerships with three of the five regional health information exchanges (HIEs) in Texas—Greater Houston Healthconnect, PHIX in El Paso, and Rio Grande Valley HIE.
Equality Health and General Atlantic Announce Strategic Partnership to Help Drive Continued Expansion of Equality’s Value-Based Primary Care Network and Technology Solutions
Strategic investment from General Atlantic to help enable Equality Health in furthering its mission of increasing access to care, lowering costs and improving outcomes for underserved individuals, families and communities
Equality Health, a leading provider of technology, services and support for value-based care, today announced a strategic investment from General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, to fuel the Company’s next phase of growth as a value-based primary care network serving the Medicaid, Medicare and ACA Exchange populations. Existing investor Endeavour Capital will remain a minority shareholder, and Town Hall Ventures will also invest in the Company. As part of the transaction, Equality Health will acquire Phoenix-based consulting firm Daraja Services and plans to integrate the firm’s suite of healthcare economics, technology and actuarial capabilities.
Change your life. And the world. It’s easy to do when you work at Equality Health. Our mission is to ensure diverse communities receive quality healthcare—regardless of race, ethnicity or income. And we need dedicated, talented people to bring our mission to life.