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, 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

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 Executive Director 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, MD Medical Director
John Hogan Compliance Officer

Marie Maxson

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:

  • 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:

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

Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2017
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
    • Performance Year 2016
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
    • Performance Year 2015
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A

Quality Performance Results

2017 Quality Performance Results:

ACO#           Measure Name Rate ACO Mean

ACO-1

CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information

79.37

80.60

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

91.69

93.13

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider

90.61

92.31

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

81.12

83.32

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

63.95

62.30

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

74.70

75.85

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

71.63

73.05

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

16.16

25.68

ACO-8

Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission

15.43

15.01

ACO-35

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

17.64

18.46

ACO-36

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes

54.81

53.95

ACO-37

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure

88.02

79.16

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

69.66

61.74

ACO-43

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

2.00

1.93

ACO-11

Use of Certified EHR Technology

100.00

98.48

ACO-12

Medication Reconciliation

69.86

75.32

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

94.81

74.38

ACO-44

Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain

60.00

67.32

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

81.52

72.52

ACO-15

Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

85.81

72.92

ACO-16

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

63.64

70.69

ACO-17

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

96.50

90.48

ACO-18

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

92.86

61.98

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

76.58

64.58

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

78.97

70.05

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

67.60

79.89

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

13.13

16.74

ACO-41

Diabetes: Eye Exam

67.57

50.37

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

75.91

71.47

ACO-30

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

88.85

86.86

Please 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.