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Affiliated ACO, LLC

ACO Name and Location

Affiliated ACO, LLC (A3083)
101 Willmar Avenue SW
Willmar, MN 56201

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Caryn McGeary
Primary Contact Phone Number 320-214-6840
Primary Contact Email Address Caryn.McGeary@carrishealth.com

Organizational Information

ACO participants:

ACO
Participants
ACO Participant in Joint Venture
(Enter Y or N)
Affiliated Community Medical Centers, PA N

ACO governing body:

Member Member's Voting Power - Expressed as a percentage or number Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Last
Name
First
Name
Title /
Position
Smith, MD Cindy Chief Executive Officer / President 15% Chief Executive Officer Affiliated ACO, LL
Peterson, MD Debra Chief Medical Officer 15% Vice President Affiliated ACO, LL
Gerberding Stephen Chief Operating Officer 15% Chief Operating Officer Affiliated ACO, LL
Rozendaal Thomas Chief Financial Officer 15% Director of Finance / Secretary / Treasurer Affiliated ACO, LL
Duevel Kathryn Medical Director of Quality & Innovation 15% Medical Director of Quality & Innovation Affiliated ACO, LL
Quinn Joan Community Representative 15% Community Representative Affiliated ACO, LL

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Stephen Gerberding ACO Executive
Debra Peterson, MD Medical Director
Kelly Tauber Compliance Officer
Kelly Tauber Quality Assurance / Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name & Position
Operations Committee Caryn McGeary, Director of Clinical Services
Compliance Committee Kelly Tauber, Quality Manager
Quality & Clinical Informatics Committee Kelly Tauber, Quality Manager
Finance Committee Thomas Rozendaal, Director of Finance
Utilization Committee Caryn McGeary, Director of Clinical Services

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

  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2017, $0
    • Performance Year 2016, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2017
      • 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 2016
      • 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 82.61 80.60
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 92.51 93.13
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 91.07 92.31
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 83.77 83.32
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 59.17 62.30
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 76.97 75.85
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 77.98 73.05
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 18.71 25.68
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.93 15.01
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM) 17.23 18.46
ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes 56.72 53.95
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 83.36 79.16
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 64.15 61.74
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 2.14 1.93
ACO-11 Use of Certified EHR Technology 100.00 98.48
ACO-12 Medication Reconciliation 80.00 75.32
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 80.24 74.38
ACO-44 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 70.73 67.32
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunizat2on 75.10 72.52
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 91.22 72.92
ACO-16 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 37.25 70.69
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 95.59 90.48
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 81.45 61.98
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 81.59 64.58
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 76.06 70.05
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 88.06 79.89
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 11.19 16.74
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam 70.52 50.37
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 76.71 71.47
ACO-30 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 94.01 86.86

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 "Affiliated ACO, LLC" to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A53560 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

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