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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 CO 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
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 Co 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

  • Performance Year 2018, $0
  • Performance Year 2017, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2018
      • 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 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

2018 Quality Performance Results:

ACO# Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 87.99 86.14
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 93.97 93.93
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 93.61 92.45
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 85.21 81.50
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 47.06 59.26
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 59.93 61.94
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 75.53 73.35
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 28.28 26.26
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.45 14.98
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM) 17.48 18.59
ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes 40.56 37.01
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 76.98 76.75
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 58.90 59.00
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91))   2.70 1.98
ACO-11 Use of Certified EHR Technology 100.00 98.20
ACO-12 Medication Reconciliation N/A 85.91
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 58.25 79.73
ACO-44 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 75.00 64.36
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 84.64 72.71
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 87.63 75.97
ACO-16 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 61.67 76.83
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 68.42 72.81
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 54.77 66.74
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 72.77 68.27
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 73.57 71.96
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 89.27 81.47
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 7.60 15.51
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam 67.20 52.42
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 81.05 73.10
ACO-30 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 94.17 88.92

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

 

Payment Rule Waivers

  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 3-day Rule Waiver:
    • No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver, pursuant to 42 CFR 425.612.
  • Waiver for Payment for Telehealth Services:
    • No, our ACO clinicians do not provide telehealth services using the flexibilities under 42 CFR 425.612(f) and 42 CFR 425.613.