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Family Care Specialists Named a Top Performer for Value-Based Healthcare

IHA Award

Los Angeles, Calif., December 5, 2023 - Family Care Specialists, one of the Altais family of medical practices, has been honored with the Integrated Healthcare Association's (IHA) Align. Measure. Perform. (AMP) program Top 10% Total Cost of Care award, one of the program's annual awards recognizing top-performing and most-improved provider organizations in clinical quality, patient experience, and affordability.

"We are honored to receive this award from the Integrated Healthcare Association," said Dr. Hector Flores, Medical Director, Family Care Specialists Medical Group. "It is a testament to our commitment to providing quality, affordable care and improving health outcomes for our patients."

The AMP program is one of the nation's most established value-based healthcare performance improvement measurement programs. The program collects data from 13 health plans and over 200 provider organizations to measure everyone by the same standards and create reliable performance benchmarks. For its Top 10% Performers awards, IHA recognizes physician organizations with Achievement Scores at or above the 90th percentile in Clinical Quality, Patient Experience, or Cost Domains for care provided to patients with Commercial HMO coverage in Measurement Year (MY) 2022.

"This award provides tangible evidence of the hard work and dedication of the amazing team of healthcare professionals at Family Care Specialists to achieve high-quality care and commitment to improving health outcomes," said Dr. Nishant Anand, Chief Executive Officer of Altais. "Altais proudly supports Family Care Specialists' commitment to patient-centered, value-based care delivery and improving healthcare outcomes for all members of their community."


About Family Care Specialists

Family Care Specialists has provided comprehensive family medical services in greater Los Angeles for over 35 years. The founding members have personal backgrounds and strong ties to East Los Angeles. They are committed to giving back to these communities through service and medical education. Over the years, Family Care Specialists has grown to include four offices, over twenty physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and nearly 150 staff. Our family medicine residency program annually includes 21 family physicians in training to maintain primary care physician access in the community.

About Altais

Altais is a healthcare services company that addresses critical challenges physicians face in delivering high-quality and sustainably affordable care to their patients. Led by physicians and industry experts, we are devoted champions of value-based care. We offer advisory and consulting services, clinical and operational solutions, and managed services that help reduce administrative burdens, streamline workflows, and lower costs. Ultimately, we empower providers to manage healthcare delivery instead of managing a healthcare business.

In addition to operating a leading managed services organization, Altais maintains high-performing physician networks and employed clinics throughout California. Our statewide care delivery network includes more than 3,500 MDs and advanced-practice clinicians who serve more than 500,000 patients. And we're growing. Organizations within the Altais family include Brown & Toland Physicians, BTHealth, Altais Medical Group Riverside, Altais Medical Group Salinas, and Family Care Specialists Medical Group.

About IHA’s AMP programs

IHA’s Align. Measure. Perform. (AMP) programs use a fair and transparent approach to measurement and benchmarking to create a reliable assessment of performance for medical groups, and IPAs across health plans. The AMP programs are recognized nationally for partnering with organizations across California and the nation to drive meaningful changes that reduce costs and improve healthcare quality and outcomes. Paired with the insights from IHA’s California Regional Health Care Cost & Quality Atlas, the AMP programs help partners reduce the reporting burden for payers and providers by using a standard measure set to deliver objective data and analysis that support performance improvement. For more information, visit

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