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ACO Name and Location:

NPG Health Collaborative LLC
Previous Names: N/A
575 Fallbrook
Suite 204
LINCOLN, NE 68521

 

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Rodney Triplett
Primary Contact Phone Number (402) 476-7333
Primary Contact Email Address rodney.triplett@phvne.com

 

Organizational Information

ACO participants:

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
PAWNEE COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL N
ST ANTHONY REGIONAL HOSPITAL AND NURSING HOME N
ALEGENT HEALTH COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF MISSOURI VALLEY IOWA N
ALEGENT HEALTH MERCY HOSPITAL CORNING IOWA N
MEMORIAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS N
BRODSTONE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL N
ALEGENT HEALTH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SCHUYLER N
ST MARYS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL N
JEFFERSON COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER INC N
FRANCISCAN CARE SERVICES INC N
THAYER COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER N
HOWARD COUNTY HEALTH CENTER N
KEARNEY COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES N
COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE INC 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
Daniel DeFreece MD 1 ACO Participant Representative St. Mary’s Community Hospital
Open 1 ACO Participant Representative Franciscan Care Services Inc
Brian Hass MD 1 ACO Participant Representative Franciscan Care Services Inc
Roger Reamer CEO 1 ACO Participant Representative Memorial Health Care Systems
Greg Jerger CFO 1 ACO Participant Representative Memorial Health Care Systems
Jared Ketner MD 1 ACO Participant Representative Memorial Health Care Systems
Timothy Blecha MD 1 ACO Participant Representative Brodstone Memorial Hospital
Jason Hass PA-C 1 ACO Participant Representative Brodstone Memorial Hospital
Rodney Triplett   1 Community Stakeholder Representative  
Alisa Brunsing CFO 1 ACO Participant Representative Franciscan Care Services Inc
Ruth Stephens CEO 1 ACO Participant Representative Pawnee County Memorial Hospital
Betty Bohaty   1 Medicare Beneficiary Representative  
Douglas Althouse MD 1 ACO Participant Representative Kearney County Health Services
David Burd CEO 1 ACO Participant Representative Thayer County Memorial Hospital

   

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership: 

Rodney Triplett ACO Executive
Brian Hass Medical Director
Anne Hansen Compliance Officer
Anne Hansen Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

 Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Finance Committee Greg Jerger, Chairperson
Quality & Informatics Committee Daniel DeFreece, M.D., Chairperson
Utilization Review Committee Jason Hass PA-C, Chairperson

 

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

  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH) billing under Method II
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • First Agreement Period
  • Performance Year 2017, $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

Quality Performance Results

2017 Quality Performance Results:

ACO# Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 79.03 80.60
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 90.72 93.13
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 91.09 92.31
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 86.32 83.32
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 48.25 62.30
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 76.63 75.85
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 72.00 73.05
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 29.04 25.68
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.61 15.01
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM) 17.62 18.46
ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes 51.47 53.95
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 85.34 79.16
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 65.67 61.74
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 3.61 1.93
ACO-11 Use of Certified EHR Technology 100.00 98.48
ACO-12 Medication Reconciliation 100.00 75.32
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 27.02 74.38
ACO-44 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 70.37 67.32
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 71.06 72.52
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 61.69 72.92
ACO-16 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 50.00 70.69
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 80.24 90.48
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 32.79 61.98
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 54.84 64.58
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 64.92 70.05
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 85.38 79.89
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 18.95 16.74
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam 56.85 50.37
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 60.48 71.47
ACO-30 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 82.66 86.86

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.

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “NPG Health Collaborative LLC” or “NPG Health Collaborative LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A81399 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

 

Payment Rule Waivers

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