Medicare ACO

ACO Name and Location

Health Connect Partners, LLC
800 Fifth Ave. Suite 1200
Seattle, WA, 98104

Primary Contact Name

Amy Brittan

Primary Contact Phone Number

503-893-7539

Primary Contact Email Address

amy.brittan@providence.org

Organizational Information:

ACO participants:

ACO Participants

ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)

COLUMBIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, L.L.C.

N

Pet/Ct Imaging At Swedish Cancer Institute Llc Y 

Swedish Edmonds

N

Providence Health & Services- Washington (Providence Medical Group Southeast Washington)

N

PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES WASHINGTON (Providence Spokane Heart Institute) N
Providence Health Serviceswa (Providence Medical Group Northwest Washington)
N

St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare

N

PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES – WASHINGTON (Providence Holy Family Hospital)
N
Providence Health Services Wa (Providence Regional Medical Center Everett)
N
Providence Health & Services – Washington (Providence Cardiology Associates)
N
PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES – WA (Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital)
N

PACMED CLINICS

N

PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES – WASHINGTON (Providence Medical Group Alaska)
N

Providence St. Joseph Medical Center

N

Swedish Health Services (Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill)

N

Swedish Health Services (Swedish Medical Center-Ballard)
N 
Providence Health & Services – Washington (Providence St Peter Hospital)
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
N
PROVIDENCE PHYSICIAN SERVICES CO (Providence Medical Group Eastern Washington) N
PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES WASHINGTON (Providence Medical Group Providence Health Care)
N
Providence Health & Services – Washington (Providence Medical Group Southwest Washington)
N
Providence Health & Services – Washington (Providence Medical Group Rochester Family Medicine)
N
Swedish Health Services (Swedish Professional Health Services-Cardiology)
N
Swedish Health Services (Swedish Physicians)
N
Swedish Health Services (Swedish Family Medicine Cherry Hill) N
Swedish Health Services (Swedish Physician Division)
N
PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES – WASHINGTON (Providence Alaska Medical Center)
N

ACO governing body:

Member

Member's Voting Power

Membership Type

ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable

Last Name

First Name

Title/Position

Sadagopan

Deepak

ACO Chief Executive Officer

1

Other: ACO Chief Executive Officer

Providence Health & Services - Washington

Ludwig

Rick

ACO Chief Medical Officer

1

Other: Chief Medical Officer

Providence Health & Services – Washington

Meadows

Richard

CMO Ambulatory
Kadlec

1

ACO Participant Representative

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 – Washington

Acarregui

Mike

Regional Chief Medical Officer
Alaska

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

Stanford

Kelly

Vice President of Clinical Operations and Market Integration for Group Health Cooperative and President of Care Unity

1

ACO Participant Representative

Columbia Medial Group

Rowbotham

Kirk

Chief Medical Officer Physician Management Group, Spokane

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

 

Dahbi Vik Chief Medical Officer
PacMed
1 ACO Participant Representative Pacific Medical Centers

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Deepak Sadagopan

ACO Executive

William Ludwig

Medical Director

Smitha Dante

Compliance Officer

Amy Brittan

Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name

Committee Leader Name and Position

Model of Care Committee

Rick Ludwig, MD – Chair

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
  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals
  • Hospital employing ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

First Agreement Period

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

Shared Savings Distribution

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

2016 Quality Performance Results:

ACO#

Measure Name

Rate

ACO Mean

ACO-1

CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information

82.31

79.9

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

92.71

92.63

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients' Rating of Provider

91.77

91.93

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

80.6

83.52

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

60.94

60

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

75.82

75.28

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

70.05

71.82

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

26.59

27.52

ACO-8

Risk-Standardized, All Condition Readmission

13.37

14.7

ACO-35

Skilled Nursing Facility 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Measure (SNFRM)

14.73

18.17

ACO-36

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes

46.15

53.2

ACO-37

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure

67.33

75.23

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

52.93

59.81

ACO-9

Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions Admissions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma in Older Adults (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #5)

5.1

9.27

ACO-10

Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions Admissions: Heart Failure (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #8 )

13.12

14.53

ACO-11

Percent of PCPs who Successfully Meet Meaningful Use Requirements

99.26

82.72

ACO-39

Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

92.05

87.54

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

50.87

64.04

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

73.35

68.32

ACO-15

Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

83.38

69.21

ACO-16

Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow Up

48.34

74.45

ACO-17

Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

95.06

90.98

ACO-18

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan

50.16

53.63

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

71.3

61.52

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

69.72

67.61

ACO-21

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-up Documented

62.55

76.84

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

82.04

77.72

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

15.34

18.24

ACO-41

Diabetes: Eye Exam

61.06

44.94

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

70.22

70.52

ACO-30

Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic

93.71

85.05

ACO-31

Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

97.99

88.67

ACO-33

Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy – for patients with CAD and Diabetes or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF<40%)

89.38

79.67

 

Please note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low samples.

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Health Connect Partners, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A17898 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.