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: 503-893-7910
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
Kadlec Regional 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
Weidig David 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 – 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
Dahbi Vik 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
Seppi Brian Chief Medical Officer 1 ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – Washington
Shelton Laura Physician Leader-Montana region 1 ACO Participant Representative
Providence Health & Services – 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 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 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

2018 Quality Performance Results

ACO#     

Measure Name

Rate

ACO Mean

ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 81.29 86.14
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 92.72 93.93
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients' Rating of Provider 90.00 92.45
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 77.95 81.50
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 55.14 59.26
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 57.62 61.94
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 72.33 73.35
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 23.30 26.26
ACO-8 Risk-Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.17 14.98
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Measure (SNFRM) 17.52 18.59
ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes 31.47 37.01
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 64.77 76.75
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 49.80 59.00
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #91) 1.36 1.93
ACO-11 Use of Certified EHR Technology 100.00 98.20
ACO-12 Medication Reconcilitation post Discharge 64.60 85.91
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 67.92 79.73
ACO-44 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 73.94 64.36
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 66.37 72.71
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 79.43 75.97
ACO-16 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow Up 57.06 76.83
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 61.90 72.81
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 63.77 66.74
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 70.34 68.27
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 74.50 71.96
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 83.27 81.47
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 10.89 15.51
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam 51.16 52.42
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 66.76 73.10
ACO-30 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antitplatelet 91.13 88.92

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.