Tacoma’s CHI Franciscan Health has announced a collaboration with Louisville-based insurance company Humana Inc., opening access to CHI’s network to Humana Medicare Advantage plan members.

In addition to offering patient services, the collaboration will focus on improving specific health metrics in Washington that are associated with high-quality care.

“We are pleased to reestablish a relationship with Humana which will provide its members with access to CHI Franciscan Health care and furthers our commitment to manage the health and well-being of our patients,” said Dhyan Lal, CHI Franciscan Health vice president for payer strategy and accountable care.

“We are looking forward to expanding value-based care for our Medicare Advantage members in Washington by teaming up with CHI Franciscan Health,” said Catherine Field, Intermountain Region president for Humana’s senior products. “By integrating CHI Franciscan Health’s care delivery with Humana’s reporting tools and analytics, our goal is to provide our members with high-quality care that will help them get and stay on the path to good health.”