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

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 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

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Member

Member’s Voting Power – Expressed as a percentage

Membership Type –

ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable

Last Name

First Name

Title / Position

 Ibrahim

 Tommy

 President & CEO BHN

 12%

 ACO participant   representative

 The Mary Imogene Bassett   Hospital

 Sellers

 Joseph

 Physician

 12%

 ACO participant   representative

 The Mary Imogene Bassett   Hospital

 Knight

 Reginald

 Physician

 12%

 ACO participant   representative

 The Mary Imogene Bassett   Hospital

 Lindenmuth  Leonard  ACO CEO  12%

 ACO participant   representative

 The Mary Imogene Bassett   Hospital

 Cohen

 Scott

 ACO Medical Director

 12%

 ACO participant   representative

 The Mary Imogene Bassett   Hospital

 Franck

 Walter

 Voting Member

 2%

 Medicare Beneficiary   Representative

 

 Stein

 Eric

 Voting Member

 9.5%

 ACO participant   representative

 Bassett Hospital of Schoharie   County

 TBD

 TBD

 In Transition

 9.5%

 ACO participant   representative

 

 Joyner

 Jeffery

 Voting Member

 9.5%

 ACO participant   representative

 Aurelia Osborn Fox Memorial   Hospital

 Betrus

 Lisa

 Voting Member

 9.5%

 ACO participant   representative

 At Home Care, LLC

 

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership

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 ACO Executive

 Leonard Lindenmuth

 Medical Director

 Scott Cohen, MD

 Compliance Officer

  Amy Mallery Rhone

 Quality Assurance / Improvement Officer

 Laura Palada, BSN

 

Associated committees and committee leadership

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Committee Name

Committee Leader Name and Position

 Quality Improvement Committee

 Laura Palada, Chair

 Compliance – Ethics Committee

 Amy Mallery Rhone, Chair

 Medical Management Committee

 Scott Cohen, 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 2021, $0
    • Performance Year 2020, $0
    • 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 2021
      • 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 2020
      • 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 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

Quality performance results are based on CMS Web Interface.

Measure Results

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 Measure #

 Measure Name

 Rate  ACO   Mean
 001  Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control  14.26  12.46
 134  Preventative Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan  84.07  74.38
 236  Controlling High Blood Pressure  77.51  74.87
 318  Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk  93.29  87.03
 110  Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization  81.45  80.52
 226  Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention  85.45  80.97
 113  Colorectal Cancer Screening  82.91  73.63
 112  Breast Cancer Screening  81.64  75.11
 438  Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease  75.41  84.24
 370  Depression Remission at Twelve Months  0.00  15.50
 479  Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups  0.1655  0.1540
 MCC1  All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions for ACOs (MCC)  39.87  33.99
For Previous Years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results, please visit data.cms.gov.

CAHPS for MIPS

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 Measure ID

 Measure Name

Eligible for Scoring Reported Performance Rate  Current Year Mean Performance Rate (SSP ACOs)
 CAHPS-1  Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information Y 82.81 84.67
 CAHPS-2  How Well Providers Communicate Y 92.10 93.56
 CAHPS-3  Patient’s Rating of Provider Y 90.35 92.19
 CAHPS-4  Access to Specialists N 76.10 78.80
 CAHPS-5  Health Promotion and Education Y 59.29 61.61
 CAHPS-6  Shared Decision Making Y 59.04 60.89
 CAHPS-7  Health Status and Functional Status N 70.74 71.78
 CAHPS-8  Care Coordination Y 85.93 85.66
 CAHPS-9  Courteous and Helpful Office Staff Y 93.86 91.88
 CAHPS-11  Stewardship of Patient Resources Y 19.23 24.71

Payment Rule Waivers

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