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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
Arlan Johnson CEO 1 ACO Participant Representative Howard County Medical Center

   

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 2019, $0
  • Performance Year 2018, $0
  • Performance Year 2019, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019
      • 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 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

2019 Quality Performance Results:

ACO# Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 86.44 85.86
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 93.36 94.11
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 92.22 92.69
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 84.46 81.54
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 51.42 60.44
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 59.24 62.78
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 72.42 73.79
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 28.47 26.17
ACO-45 Courteous and Helpful Office Staff 91.84 92.84
ACO-46 Care Coordination 86.73 86.89
ACO-8 Risk Standardization, All Condition Readmission 13.98 14.86
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 54.08 58.15
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91))   2.26 1.87
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 70.45 84.04
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 85.04 74.77
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 80.95 78.04
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan 70.40 70.40
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 72.22 70.76
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 74.82 73.84
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 89.30 82.17
ACO-40 Depression Remission at Twelve Months 37.04 13.58
ACO-27 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control (>9%) 11.58 13.88
ACO-28 Controlling High Blood Pressure 82.12 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.

 

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.