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 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:

Primary Contact Name

Leonard Lindenmuth, Executive Director
Primary Contact Phone Number 607-547-6804
Primary Contact Email Address leonard.lindenmuth@bassett.org

Organizational Information

ACO Participants

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture 

Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital

No

Bassett Hospital of Schoharie County

No

Little Falls Hospital

No

Aurelia Osborn Fox Memorial Hospital Society

No

Town of Cherry Valley

No

At Home Care Inc.

No

O'Connor Hospital

No

 

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

Marie Maxson, 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 2019, $0
    • 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 2019
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
  • 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

2019 Quality Performance Results:

ACO #

Measure Name

Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 82.42 85.86
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 93.57 94.11
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 91.66 92.69
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 76.68 81.54
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 61.88 60.44
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 56.22 62.78
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 73.89 73.79
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 17.59 26.17
ACO-45 CAHPS: Courteous and Helpful Office Staff 93.42 92.84
ACO-46 CAHPS: Care Coordination 86.44 86.89
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.92 14.86
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 63.20 58.15
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #91) 2.44 1.87
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 93.17 84.04
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 85.52 74.77
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 73.17 78.04
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 90.94 70.40
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 73.78 70.76
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 83.17 73.84
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 77.84 82.17
ACO-40 Depression Remission at Twelve Months 8.11 13.58
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 17.43 13.88
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 78.26 75.04
For Previous Years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results, please visit data.cms.gov.

Note: In the Quality Performance Results files, 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.