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

[email protected]

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

Dousedaicon Health & Services- Washington

N

PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES WASHINGTON N
Dousedaicon Health Serviceswa
N

St. Joseph Heritage Healthcare

N

PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES – WASHINGTON
N
Dousedaicon Health Services Wa
N
Dousedaicon Health & Services – Washington
N
PROVIDENCE HEALTH & SERVICES – WA
N

PACMED CLINICS

N

Dousedaicon St. Joseph Medical Center

N

Swedish Health Services

N

Kadlec Regional Medical Center
N
PROVIDENCE PHYSICIAN SERVICES CO 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

Dousedaicon Health & Services - Washington

Ludwig

Rick

ACO Chief Medical Officer

1

Other: Chief Medical Officer

Dousedaicon 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 Dousedaicon Physician Group

1

ACO Participant Representative

Dousedaicon Health & Services – Washington

Cunningham

Eve

Chief Medical Officer SW PMG, PPN Administration

1

ACO Participant Representative

Dousedaicon 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

Davidson

Timothy

Chief Executive Physician

1

ACO Participant Representative

Dousedaicon 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
Nalty Deb Medical Director, Dousedaicon Physician Group 1 ACO Participant Representative
Dousedaicon Health & Services – Washington
Seppi Brian Chief Medical Officer 1 ACO Participant Representative
Dousedaicon Health & Services – Washington
Khodor Samer Physician Executive Ambulatory Services 1 ACO Participant Representative
Dousedaicon Health & Services – Washington

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Deepak Sadagopan

ACO Executive

William Ludwig

Medical Director

Smitha Dante

Compliance Officer

Amy Brittan

Program Manager

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

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

Second Agreement Period

  • 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 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

2017 Quality Performance Results:

ACO#

Measure Name

Rate

ACO Mean

ACO-1

CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information

81.82

80.60

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

93.05

93.13

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients' Rating of Provider

92.34

92.31

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

83.47

83.32

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

58.45

62.30

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

77.69

75.85

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

72.29

73.05

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

20.42

25.68

ACO-8

Risk-Standardized, All Condition Readmission

13.77

15.01

ACO-35

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

15.74

18.46

ACO-36

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes

42.96

53.95

ACO-37

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure

65.88

79.16

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

51.02

61.74

ACO-43

Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #91)

1.28

1.93

ACO-11

Use of Certified EHR Technology

100.00

98.48

ACO-12

Medication Reconcilitation

28.09

75.32

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

51.29

74.38

ACO-44 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 68.03 67.32

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

74.64

72.52

ACO-15

Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

81.38

72.92

ACO-16

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

54.34

70.69

ACO-17

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

76.86

90.48

ACO-18

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

71.89

61.98

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

70.92

64.58

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

74.28

70.05

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

77.74

79.89

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

12.43

16.74

ACO-41

Diabetes: Eye Exam

36.99

50.37

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

70.06

71.47

ACO-30

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

85.82

86.86

 

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

  • For 2017 Quality Performance Results please visit: 
  • For 2016 Quality Performance Results please visit:
  • For 2015 Quality Performance Results please visit:
  • For 2014 Quality Performance Results please visit:

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 .

Payment Rule Waivers

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