ACO Participants

  • Gateway Medical Associates, P.C.

No participants are involved in a joint venture between ACO professionals and hospitals

ACO Governing Body

  • Rodgers, Timothy, Voting Member, 1, Gateway Medical Associates, P.C.
  • Norris, Monica, Voting Member, 1, Gateway Medical Associates, P.C.
  • Stretton, Jean, Voting Member, 1, Gateway Medical Associates, P.C.
  • Khalifa, John, Voting Member, 1, Gateway Medical Associates, P.C.
  • Catania, Charles, Voting Member, 1, Gateway Medical Associates, P.C.
  • Fleck, Susan, Voting Member, 1, Gateway Medical Associates, P.C.
  • Barry, Walter, Voting Member, 1, Medicare Beneficiary Representative, N/A
  • Mandel, Jeff, 1, Voting Member and Chair, Aledade, Inc.

Key Clinical and Administrative Leadership

  • Executive Director: Dr. Jeff Mandel
  • Medical Director: Dr. Jean Stretton
  • Compliance Officer: Ms. Sarah Chasson
  • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Kim Lynch

ACO Committees and Committee Leaderships

  • Beneficiary Engagement Committee: Neema Chokshi, Douglas Atlas
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Committee: Monica Norris, Jean Stretton
  • Transitions of Care Committee: Vitasta Bamezai, Charles Barr
  • Compliance Committee: Timothy Rodgers
  • Performance Improvement Committee: Brian Boucher, Frances Brennan

Composition of ACO

  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • First Agreement Period
  • Performance Year 2017, $0
  • Performance Year 2016, $0
  • Performance Year 2015, $0

How Shared Savings Are Distributed

First Agreement Period

Performance Year 2017

Performance Year 2016

Performance Year 2015

N/A

Reinvest in infrastructure

N/A

Invested in redesigned care processes/resources

N/A

Distribution to ACO Participants

100%

Primary Care Professionals

N/A

Specialists

N/A

Hospital

Quality Reporting

2017 Quality Performance Results:

2017 Quality Performance Results:   
Please note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low samples and the ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes quality measure is not included in public reporting due to a non-material technical error.
ACO#Measure NameRateACO Mean
ACO-1CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information78.5680.6
ACO-2CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate93.7993.13
ACO-3CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider92.3992.31
ACO-4CAHPS: Access to Specialists83.0783.32
ACO-5CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education64.1862.3
ACO-6CAHPS: Shared Decision Making72.7975.85
ACO-7CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status72.5573.05
ACO-34CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources34.4725.68
ACO-8Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission15.0715.01
ACO-35Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM)18.5818.46
ACO-37All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure82.479.16
ACO-38All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions62.4461.74
ACO-43Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91))1.931.93
ACO-11Use of Certified EHR Technology10098.48
ACO-12Medication Reconciliation99.2775.32
ACO-13Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk64.3174.38
ACO-44Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain70.8367.32
ACO-14Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization77.1672.52
ACO-15Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults78.172.92
ACO-16Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up82.2670.69
ACO-17Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention95.1990.48
ACO-18Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan61.8661.98
ACO-19Colorectal Cancer Screening69.0164.58
ACO-20Breast Cancer Screening74.8470.05
ACO-42Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease81.779.89
ACO-27Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control15.5316.74
ACO-41Diabetes: Eye Exam44.0150.37
ACO-28Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure69.1871.47
ACO-30Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic95.1186.86

For 2017 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/2017-Shared-Savings-Program-SSP-Accountable-Care-O/gk7c-vejx/data

For 2016 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/2016-Shared-Savings-Program-SSP-Accountable-Care-O/3jk5-q6dr/data
For 2015 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/Medicare-Shared-Savings-Program-Accountable-Care-O/x8va-z7cu/data
Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Aledade Delaware ACO LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A34814 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.
Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Aledade Primary Care ACO LLC” or “Pennsylvania Gateway 2017 ACO” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A87299 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our ACO does not utilize the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver
  • Our ACO operates a “High Priority AWV Completion Challenge” view the Waiver