Membership Benefits

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As a member of the ACLC, you’ll have quick access to the latest information about accountable care activity, both governmental and commercial. You’ll connect with other ACLC members through networking opportunities, and have access to collaborative forums that can lead to actionable steps in implementing accountable care. In addition, you’ll qualify for special discounts at WGU. 

Primary member benefits include:


  • Value Based Readiness Assessment

The Value Based Readiness Assessment (VBRA) is a GPS for an organization's journey to high-performance under risk-based contracts. The VBRA is a leadership tool comprised of an online survey, staff educational tool, and proprietary analytic model that helps executive leaders tailor their value-based strategy based on the readiness and alignment of the workforce.

  • Resource Library

ACLC’s online member portal includes a library of all materials produced by the ACLC, as well as resources produced by other notable organizations, such as academic journal articles, white papers, toolkits, etc.

  • Rapid Response Issue Briefs

Issue briefs are short summaries (1–2 pages) of major developments in the accountable care movement, such as the release of CMS regulations or performance results. Summaries will be produced within 24 to 48 hours of significant events. 

  • Value-based Market Data

ACLC members will have access to daily-updated national and market data on ACOs through Torch Insight (TI). TI is an analytic platform that aggregates public and private data metrics for unique industry insights.

  • Weekly Accountable Care Highlights

ACLC members will receive a weekly email with exclusive briefs, invitations and summaries of the most significant recent developments in the accountable care.


  • Collaborative Committees

In collaborative forums and calls, members will address critical issues in these domains: 

  • Governance
  • Finance
  • Health IT
  • Care Delivery
  • Patient Needs Assessment
  • Patient Care Access
  • Care Coordination

Committees expand on the learning of the Accountable Care Atlas through intimate discussions and conversations with providers implementing successful value-based programs.

  • Webinars

The ACLC holds webinars that highlight the Collaborative Workgroup findings or that explore other important aspects of accountable care. 

  • Networking Events

Members are invited to two exclusive ACLC events annually, and receive discounted admission to the ACO Summit. 

  • Dynamic Member Portal

Members will have access to an online portal for networking and collaboration. This portal includes inter-member messaging, collaborative forums, and a resource library. 


  • Discounted Tuition for an M.S. in Integrated Healthcare Management

WGU now offers a master's degree program in Integrated Healthcare Management to help prepare midlevel professionals become strategists, innovators, analysts, and tactical managers in accountable healthcare. Employees of ACLC member organizations will receive discounted tuition to this degree program - apply now and take the next step in becoming a leader in your field. 


Terms and Conditions

Membership is on an annual basis, commencing as of the date set forth in each member application.  

Ownership and Use of Content

Member acknowledges that all content is the sole and exclusive property of ACLC and its licensors, who retain all right, title, and interest therein.  During the membership term, Member is granted a limited, nonexclusive, nontransferable, non-sublicensible right and license to use, display or print content solely for its internal business purposes.  As a material condition of access to the content, the Member agrees not to sell, license, lease, publish, distribute, retransmit, or otherwise provide access to content, in whole or in part, to any third parties, without the ACLC’s prior written consent.  ACLC reserves the right to update, modify, and remove content in its sole discretion.

Membership List 

The Member agrees that the ACLC may publicly identify the Member as a Member on the site and otherwise, provided that the ACLC shall not publicly identify the Member in such fashion if the Member so requests, in writing

Warranty and Disclaimer

The content provided by the ACLC is based upon information believed to be reliable. The ACLC does not guarantee the accuracy of any content or other information provided hereunder, nor shall the ACLC be responsible for professional errors, omissions, or errors of transmission of information.  THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS.  EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, NEITHER PARTY MAKES ANY OTHER WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES AGAINST INFRINGEMENT OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  Under no circumstances shall either ACLC or the Member be liable to the other party or to any third party for incidental, indirect, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation, lost profits, and speculative damages, in connection with this agreement.