Bassett Accountable Care Partners, LLC

Public Reporting 

Bassett Accountable Care Partners, LLC is an accountable care organization (ACO), a group of doctors and other healthcare providers who agree to work together with Medicare to give our patients high quality care. Our goal is to deliver seamless, coordinated care for our patients. We are accountable for improving the health and experience of care for our patients and improving their health while reducing health care spending. For general questions or additional information about Accountable Care Organizations, please visit www.medicare.gov/acos.html or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.

ACO Name and Location:

  • Bassett Accountable Care Partners, LLC; One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326

 

ACO Primary Contact:

Organizational Information

ACO Participants

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)

Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

N

Bassett Hospital of Schoharie County

N

Little Falls Hospital

N

Aurelia Osborn Fox Memorial Hospital Society

N

Town of Cherry Valley

N

At Home Care Inc.

N

O'Connor Hospital

N

ACO Governing Body

Member

Member’s Voting Power

Membership Type

ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable

Last Name

First Name

Title/Position

Streck

William

Hospital CEO

15%

ACO participant representative

The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

Groff

Gerald

ACO Medical Director

15%

ACO participant representative

The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

Lindenmuth

Leonard

ACO CEO

15%

ACO participant representative

The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

Cohen

Scott

Physician

15%

ACO participant representative

The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

Franck

Walter

Voting Member

2%

Medicare Beneficiary Representative

 

Stein

Eric

Voting Member

7.6%

ACO participant representative

Bassett Hospital of Scoharie County

Bonderoff

Scott

Voting Member

7.6%

ACO participant representative

O’Connor Hospital

Ogden

Michael

Voting Member

7.6%

ACO participant representative

Little Falls Hospital

Joyner

Jeffery

Voting Member

7.6%

ACO participant representative

Aurelia Osborn Fox Memorial Hospital

Neander

Laurie

Voting Member

7.6%

ACO participant representative

At Home Care, Incorporated

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Leonard Lindenmuth

ACO Executive

Gerald Groff

Medical Director

John Hogan

Compliance Officer

Marie Maxson

Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership

Committee Name

Committee Leader Name and Position

Quality Improvement Committee

Gerald Groff MD, Chair

Compliance – Ethics Committee

John Hogan,Chair

Medical Management Committee

Gerald Groff MD, Chair

Operations Oversight Committee

Leonard Lindenmuth, Chair

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

  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH) billing under Method II
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Hospital employing ACO professionals
  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals
  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)

 

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses:

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2018, $0
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2017, $0
    • Performance Year 2016, $0
    • Performance Year 2015, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Second 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
  • 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
    • Performance Year 2016
      • 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 2015
      • 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-1

CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information

78.08

86.14

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

89.30

93.93

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider

86.13

92.45

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

73.87

81.50

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

57.54

59.26

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

55.26

61.94

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

73.64

73.35

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

17.75

26.26

ACO-8

Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission

15.64

14.98

ACO-35

Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM)

16.43

18.59

ACO-36

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes

46.37

37.01

ACO-37

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure

89.46

76.75

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

69.29

59.00

ACO-43

Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #91)

2.58

1.98

ACO-11

Use of Certified EHR Technology

100.00

98.20

ACO-12

Medication Reconciliation Post-Discharge

71.47

85.91

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

96.05

79.73

ACO-44

Use of Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain

48.89

64.36

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

82.65

72.71

ACO-15

Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

89.47

75.97

ACO-16

Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow Up

67.50

76.83

ACO-17

Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

81.58

72.81

ACO-18

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan

92.00

66.74

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

79.55

68.27

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

82.77

71.96

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

76.90

81.47

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

16.34

15.51

ACO-41

Diabetes: Eye Exam

70.26

52.42

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

77.01

73.10

ACO-30

Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antiplatelet

88.78

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.
•    For 2018 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/2018-Shared-Savings-Program-SSP-Accountable-Care-O/v47u-yq84/data
•    For 2017 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/2017-Shared-Savings-Program-SSP-Accountable-Care-O/gk7c-vejx/data 
•    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
•    For 2015 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/Medicare-Shared-Savings-Program-Accountable-Care-O/x8va-z7cu/data

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Bassett Accountable Care Partners, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A2612 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

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