ACO Participants

  • Ashley Clinic, LLC
  • Oswaldo C Bacani MD Chartered
  • Jennifer McKenney
  • Bluestem Medical, LLP
  • Complete Family Care LLC
  • Bryan K Dennett MD PA
  • Bryan C Davis MD PA
  • Family Medicine Associates, P.A.
  • Family Practice Associates of Western Kansas, LLC
  • Hillside Medical Group PA
  • Lawrence Family Practice Center PA
  • Prairie Star Family Practice, P.A.
  • Solomon Valley Family Medicine PA
  • Lifeline Family medicine PA
  • Daniel J. Sanchez, MD, PA
  • Republic County Family Physicians, CHTD.
  • SEK Primary Care Assoc LLC
  • Pratt Family Practice LLC
  • Stonecreek Family Physicians, Llp
  • Lawrence Family Medicine & Obstetrics PA
  • MATTHEW W FLOERSCH, M.D., LLC
  • Andover Family Medicine LLC
  • SMITH INTERNAL MEDICINE, P.A.
  • DRS. MORRIS AND HILL MEDICAL CLINIC, LLC
  • Jennifer McKenney
  • SALINA HEALTH EDUCATION FOUNDATION
  • Konza Prairie Community Health Center, Inc.
  • PRAIRIESTAR HEALTH CENTER, INC
  • Flint Hills Community Health Center Inc
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER OF SOUTHEAST KANSAS INC

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

ACO Governing Body

  • Cunningham, Amy, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, SEK Primary Care Associates
  • Dennett, Bryan, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Family Care Center
  • Kraft, Bob, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Salina Family Healthcare Center
  • Goertzen, Cayle, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Republic County Family Physicians
  • Johanning, Chad, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Lawrence Family Practice Center
  • Gruenbacher, Doug, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Bluestem Medical
  • Guernsey, Dave, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Ashley Clinic
  • Heger, Rodrick, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Hillside Medical Group
  • Sanchez, Dan, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Post Rock Family Medicine
  • McKenney, Jennifer, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Bacani McKenney Clinic
  • Mikrut, Jenna, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Community Health Center of Southeast KS
  • Johnson, Rogena, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, PrairieStar Health
  • McBratnety, Kathleen, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Complete Family Care
  • Severa, Kathy, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Family Medicine Associates
  • Landers, Lindsay, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Andover Family Medicine
  • Wolf, Lee, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Konza Prairie
  • Huerter, Pamela, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Lawrence Family Medicine and Obstetrics
  • Hiveley, Renee, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Flint Hills
  • Knopp, Ryan, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Stonecreek Family Physicians
  • Algrim, Samantha, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Family Practice Associates of Western KS
  • Chase, Segan, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Chase + Floersch
  • Hill, Tonya, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Morris & Hill Medical Clinic
  • Fowler, Wakon, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO Participant Representative, Pratt Family Practice
  • Steeples, Joanne, 1, Voting Member and Vice Chair, Medicare Beneficiary Representative
  • Patrick, Erin, 1, Voting Member and Chair, ACO Executive, Aledade, Inc., N/A

Key Clinical and Administrative Leadership

  • Executive Director: Ms. Erin Patrick
  • Medical Director: Dr. Jennifer Brull
  • Compliance Officer: Mr. Brian Lynch
  • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Dr. Emily Maxson

ACO Committees and Committee Leaderships

  • Beneficiary Engagement Committee: Lisa Johnson, APRN-C
  • Compliance Committee: Dr. Kent Winblad
  • Evidence-Based Medicine Committee: Dr. Carla Phipps
  • Transitions of Care Committee: Dr. RC Trotter, Dr. Amy Cunningham
  • Performance Improvement Committee: Dr. Greta McFarland, Dr. Robert Thomen, Dr. Jennifer McKenney, Dr. Shelley Gruenbacher, Dr. Bryan Davis, Dr. Bryan Dennett, Kathy Severa, Dr. Samantha Algrim, Dr. Lynn Fisher, Dr. Jennifer Brull, Dr. Cayle Goertzen

Composition of ACO

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • First Agreement Period
  • Performance Year 2016, $0

How Shared Savings Are Distributed

First Agreement Period

Performance Year 2016

10%

Reinvest in infrastructure

30%

Invested in redesigned care processes/resources

60%

Distribution to ACO Participants

100%

Primary Care Professionals

N/A

Specialists

N/A

Hospital

Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our ACO does not utilize the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver
  • The ACO is participating in a medication management agreement with CVS. The full waiver can be found here.
  • Our ACO operates a “TCM Completion Challenge” view the Waiver

Quality Reporting

2016 Quality Performance Results:

ACO#Measure NameRateACO Mean
Please note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low samples.
ACO-1CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 80.6480.51
ACO-2CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 91.5193.01
ACO-3CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 92.0392.25
ACO-4CAHPS: Access to Specialists 84.9183.49
ACO-5CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education57.6560.32
ACO-6CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 76.8475.4
ACO-7CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 71.4172.3
ACO-34CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 26.6926.97
ACO-8Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission14.1814.7
ACO-35Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM)17.0118.17
ACO-36All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes55.2253.2
ACO-37All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure79.0275.23
ACO-38All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions64.859.81
ACO-9Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Admissions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma in Older Adults (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #5)9.729.27
ACO-10Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions Admissions: Heart Failure (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #8)10.7414.53
ACO-11Percent of PCPs who Successfully Meet Meaningful Use Requirements52.7882.72
ACO-39Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record95.2787.54
ACO-13Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 77.2264.04
ACO-14Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization69.5168.32
ACO-15Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults81.0669.21
ACO-16Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up66.4674.45
ACO-17Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention92.5290.98
ACO-18Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan68.1853.63
ACO-19Colorectal Cancer Screening60.6361.52
ACO-20Breast Cancer Screening72.6767.61
ACO-21Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented 70.376.79
ACO-42Statin therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease82.1177.72
ACO-27Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 15.1618.24
ACO-41Diabetes: Eye Exam49.0344.94
ACO-28Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 65.4570.69
ACO-30Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic87.9785.05
ACO-31Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)94.4488.67
ACO-33Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy - for patients with CAD and Diabetes or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF<40%)84.3679.67

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

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Aledade Kansas ACO, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A17196 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.