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Western ACO Public Reporting

ACO Name and Location

Western Accountable Care Organization, LLC

715 Horizon Drive, Suite 485

Grand Junction, CO 81506

 

ACO Primary Contact

Marguerite Tuthill

970-986-3677

Marguerite.Tuthill@wha1.org

 

Organizational Information

ACO Participants:

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture
ASPEN VALLEY HOSPITAL CLINICS, PLLC N
ASPEN VALLEY HOSPITAL DISTRICT N
CEDAR POINT HEALTH LLC N
DELTA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL N
EASTERN RIO BLANCO COUNTY HEALTH SERVICE DISTRICT N
GRAND RIVER HOSPITAL DISTRICT N
GUNNISON VALLEY FAMILY PHYSICIANS N
GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL N
HOPEWEST N
LAKE FORK HEALTH SERVICES DISTRICT N
LINDA M. PETERSON, MD, PLLC N
MOAB VALLEY HEALTHCARE INC N
MONTROSE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, INC N
MOUNTAIN FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS N
MOUNTAIN MEDICAL CENTER LLC N
OLATHE COMMUNITY CLINIC INC N
Paula Kadison MD PC N
RANGELY HOSPITAL DISTRICT N
UNCOMPAHGRE COMBINED CLINICS N

 

ACO Governing Body:

Member

Last Name

Member

First Name

Member

Title/Position

Member’s Voting Power: expressed as a percentage or number Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if applicable
Carroll Jeremy Vice Chair 1 ACO Participant Representative OLATHE COMMUNITY CLINIC INC
Phillips Cory Secretary / Treasurer 1 ACO Participant Representative CEDAR POINT HEALTH LLC
Coombs Jim Member 1 ACO Participant Representative GRAND RIVER HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Collins Julie Member 1 Medicare Beneficiary Representative N/A
Dunker Tammy Member 1 ACO Participant Representative RANGELY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Heckert, DO Anneliese Member 1 ACO Participant Representative MOUNTAIN FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS
Curtis Anna Member 1 ACO Participant Representative MOAB VALLEY HEALTHCARE INC
Lokey, MD Bryce Member 1 ACO Participant Representative CEDAR POINT HEALTH LLC
Gerson Elaine Member 1 ACO Participant Representative ASPEN VALLEY HOSPITAL DISTRICT
Reed, DO Michelle Member 1 ACO Participant Representative DELTA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Schauster Vickie Member 1 ACO Participant Representative DELTA COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
Riddell Pat Member 1 Community Stakeholder Representative N/A
Bradfield Marnell Member 1 ACO Participant Representative EASTERN RIO BLANCO COUNTY HEALTH SERVICE DISTRICT
Santilli Robert Member 1 ACO Participant Representative GUNNISON VALLEY HOSPITAL

 

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership:

ACO Executive: Sharma Vaughn

Medical Director: Gregg Davis, MD

Compliance Officer: Martie Ross

Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Gregg Davis, MD

 

Associated Committees and Committee Leadership:

 

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Compliance Committee Jeremy Carroll, Chair
Finance & Audit Committee Cory Phillips, Chair
Medicare Council Michelle Reed, DO, Chair
Executive Committee Jeremy Carroll, Chair

 

Types of ACO Participants, or Combinations of Participants, that Formed the ACO:

  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Hospital employing ACO professionals
  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals
  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH) billing under Method II
  • Federal Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)

 

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses:

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $0

Shared Savings Distribution:

  • N/A

 

Quality Performance Results

2019 Quality Performance Results:

ACO # Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 79.24 85.86
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 92.56 94.11
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 89.84 92.69
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 76.90 81.54
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 55.68 60.44
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 59.72 62.78
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 73.85 73.79
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 22.72 26.17
ACO-45 CAHPS: Courteous and Helpful Office Staff 91.00 92.84
ACO-46 CAHPS: Care Coordination 82.82 86.89
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 12.63 14.86
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 52.07 58.15
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 1.70 1.87
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 60.00 84.04
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 72.32 74.77
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 54.55 78.04
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-Up Plan 62.32 70.40
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 53.00 70.76
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 68.18 73.84
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 79.22 82.17
ACO-27 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control (>9%) 15.69 13.88
ACO-28 Controlling High Blood Pressure 67.66 75.04

 

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

 

For Previous Years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results, Please Visit data.cms.gov.