Medicare ACO Information

 

ACO Name and Location

Health Connect Partners, LLC
1801 SW Lind Avenue
Morin Building, 1st Floor
Renton, WA, 98057

Primary Contact: Dominique Buhl
Primary Contact Phone Number: 253-881-5949
Primary Contact Email Address: Dominique.Buhl@providence.org

Organizational Information

ACO Participants

ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
Pet/Ct Imaging At Swedish Cancer Institute LLC
Y
Swedish Edmonds
N
Providence Health & Services- Washington

N

PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES WASHINGTON
N
Providence Health Serviceswa
N
St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare
N
PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES – WASHINGTON
N
Providence Health Services Wa
N
PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES – WA
N
PACMED CLINICS
N
Providence St. Joseph Medical Center
N
Swedish Health Services
N
Facey Medical Foundation
N
Hoag Clinic
N

ACO governing body

Member Last Name
Member First Name
Member Title/Position
Member's Voting Power
Membership Type
ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Sadagopan
Deepak
ACO Chief Executive Officer
1
Other: ACO Chief Executive Officer
Providence Health & Services - Washington
Weidig
David
ACO Chief Medical Officer
1
Other: Chief Medical Officer
Providence Health & Services – Washington
Meadows
Richard
CMO Ambulatory - Kadlec
0
Other: Medical Officer
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Biro
Bela
Administrative Director Accountable Care Services
1
ACO Participant Representative
Swedish
Martin
James
Medical Director and Associate CMO
1
ACO Participant Representative
Swedish
Yetman
Thomas
Chief Executive Providence Physician Group
1
ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – Alaska
Cunningham
Eve
Chief Medical Officer SW PMG, PPN Administration
1
ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – Washington
Davidson
Timothy
Chief Executive Physician
1
ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – Washington
Mokrohisky
Christy
VP Population Health Management St. Joseph Heritage Health
1
ACO Participant Representative
St. Joseph Heritage Health
Rogers
Terry
Medicare Beneficiary Representative, CEO for the Foundation for Health Care Quality
1
Medicare Beneficiary Representative
Medicare Beneficiary Representative
Ivanjack
Lisa
Chief Medical Officer
PacMed
1
ACO Participant Representative
Pacific Medical Centers
Campbell
Stephen
Chief Medical Officer, Northwest Region
1
ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – Washington
Marshall
Michael
Chief Physician Executive
1
ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – Washington
Shelton
Laura
Physician Leader-Montana region
1
ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – Montana
Matsuura
Julie
Chief Medical Officer
1
ACO Participant Representative
Hoag Clinic
Boyle
Jim
Vice President MSO
1
ACO Participant Representative
Hoag Clinic
Wakai
Mark
Chief Population Health Officer WA/MT region
0
ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – WA/Montana


Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership

Deepak Sadagopan
ACO Executive
David Weidig
Medical Director
Amy Riedel
Compliance Officer
Angie Beck
Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership

Committee Name
Committee Leader Name and Position
Operations, Analytics & Compliance Committee
Deepak Sadagopan – Chair
Governing Body Compliance Committee
Deepak Sadagopan – Chair

Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO

  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Hospital employing ACO professionals
  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

Second Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2019, $14,116,371
  • Performance Year 2018, $0
  • Performance Year 2017, $10,747,306

First Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2016, $0
  • Performance Year 2015, $0
  • Performance Year 2014, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

Second Agreement Period

Performance Year 2019

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 0% 
  • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 0% 
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 100% 

Performance Year 2018

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
  • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Performance Year 2017

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 0%
  • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 0%
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 100%

First Agreement Period

Performance Year 2016

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
  • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Performance Year 2015

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
  • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Performance Year 2014

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
  • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Quality Performance Results

2019 Quality Performance Results

 

ACO#

Measure Name

Rate

ACO Mean

ACO-1
CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information
76.69
85.86
ACO-2
CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate
92.27
94.11
ACO-3
CAHPS: Patients' Rating of Provider
89.93
92.69
ACO-4
CAHPS: Access to Specialists
76.18
81.54
ACO-5
CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education
59.12
60.44
ACO-6
CAHPS: Shared Decision Making
58.56
62.78
ACO-7
CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status
71.59
73.79
ACO-34
CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources
25.80
26.17
ACO-45
CAHPS: Courteous and Helpful Office Staff
92.41
92.84
ACO-46
CAHPS: Care Coordination
84.12
86.89
ACO-8
Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission
13.87
14.86
ACO-38
All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
50.14
58.15
ACO-43
Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #91)
1.27
1.87
ACO-13
Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk
70.31
84.04
ACO-14
Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
71.58
74.77
ACO-17
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
53.33
78.04
ACO-18
Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan
65.28
70.40
ACO-19
Colorectal Cancer Screening
78.91
70.76
ACO-20
Breast Cancer Screening
75.42
73.84
ACO-42
Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
87.65
82.17
ACO-40
Depression Readmission at 12 Twelve Months
2.38
13.58
ACO-27
Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control
11.71
13.88
ACO-28
Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure
71.09
75.04

 For Previous Years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results, please visit data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 3-day Rule Waiver:
    • No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver, pursuant to 42 CFR 425.612.
  • Waiver for Payment for Telehealth Services:
    • No, our ACO clinicians do not provide telehealth services using the flexibilities under 42 CFR 425.612(f) and 42 CFR 425.613.

Beneficiary Incentive Program

Our ACO does not use the Beneficiary Incentive Program (BIP) established under 42 CFR §425.304(c).