Basset ACO

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, LLCOne Atwell RoadCooperstown, 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
Tri-Town Regional Healthcare 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

Brown Vance ACO 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 Executive Director 15% ACO participant representative The Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital
Andrews Sue ACO CFO/Treasurer 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, MD Medical Director
John Hogan Compliance Officer
Anna Gaeta Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership

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:

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

 

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses:

  • First Agreement Period
  • Performance Year 2016, $0
  • Performance Year 2015, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
  • 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

2016 Quality Performance Results:

ACO#           Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 76.80 80.51
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 92.03 93.01
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 90.63 92.25
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 83.43 83.49
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 60.81 60.32
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 72.55 75.40
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 73.51 72.30
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 17.60 26.97
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 15.34 14.70
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM) 17.16 18.17
ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes 53.97 53.20
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 85.16 75.23
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 67.68 59.81
ACO-9 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Admissions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma in Older Adults (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #5) 8.89 9.27
ACO-10 Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions Admissions: Heart Failure (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #8) 16.70 14.53
ACO-11 Percent of PCPs who Successfully Meet Meaningful Use Requirements 98.94 82.72
ACO-39 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record 56.26 87.54
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 90.12 64.04
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 86.10 68.32
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 81.10 69.21
ACO-16 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 69.41 74.45
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 97.79 90.98
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 79.03 53.63
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 67.84 61.52
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 79.38 67.61
ACO-21 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented 75.10 76.79
ACO-42 Statin therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 82.04 77.72
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 18.01 18.24
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam 62.45 44.94
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 77.11 70.69
ACO-30 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 84.34 85.05
ACO-31 Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD) 86.81 88.67
ACO-33 Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy – for patients with CAD and Diabetes or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF<40%) 92.82 79.67

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/dataPlease note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low samples.

 

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 A23437 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

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

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