The DART transit agency has revamped its healthcare offerings for its 3,600 employees. Kelsey Shoemaker

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DART Taps Accountable Care Organization for Pioneering Health Plan

The Dallas transit agency heads in a new direction, aiming to curb its healthcare costs.

For the last several years, Dallas Area Rapid Transit has watched its healthcare costs rise by as much as 10 percent annually. So, the 3,600-employee transit agency, which is self-insured for health insurance, decided to make a big change.

Beginning next year, DART will offer an innovative health plan created by an accountable care organization, a third-party administrator, and a benefits consultant. The aim: bringing down healthcare costs, and generating positive health outcomes for the agency’s employees and their dependents.

D CEO Healthcare has the scoop here.

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