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Transparency is one important aspect of patient centeredness and patient engagement in the Medicare Shared Savings Program. This page provides easy-to-find information regarding the Accountable Care Organization — Chautauqua Region Associate Medical Partners (AMP) — for public accessibility. 

 

ACO Name and Location

Chautauqua Region Associated Medical Partners
200 Harrison Street, Suite 200
Jamestown, NY  14701

ACO PRIMARY CONTACT

Primary Contact Name

Ann Abdella

Primary Contact Phone Number

(716) 338-0010

Primary Contact Email Address

abdella@cchn.net

Organizational Information
ACO Participants:

ACO Participants

ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)

Westfield Memorial Hospital

Y

Woman's Christian Association Hospital

Y

Brooks Memorial Hospital

Y

Lutheran Social Services of Upstate New York, Inc.

Y

TLC Health Network

Y

Umamaheswara Vejendla, M.D., P.C.

Y

Tri-County Family Medicine Associates, PC

Y

Jamestown Primary Care, LLC

Y

Grant Stephenson

Y

J&E Medical Specialties, PC

Y

Family Health Medical Services, PLLC

Y

Medicor Associates, Inc

Y

The Chautauqua Center, Inc

Y

C & S Medical Bldg. Inc.

Y

Great Lakes Phycian Practice

Y

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

Morse Abdella

Ann

Chair and Voting Member

1

Other

Chautauqua Integrated Delivery System

Berke

Robert

Vice-Chair and Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

Family Health Medical Services

Wright

Betsy

Secretary and Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

WCA Hospital

Holt

Tom

Treasurer and Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

Lutheran Social Services

Alam, MD

Hyder

Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

Great Lakes Physician Practice, PC

Pascale

Peter

Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

Westfield Memorial Hospital

Morgan

Jeff

Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

Brooks Memorial Hospital

Vejendla, MD

Umamaheswara

Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

Umamaheswara Rao Vejendla, MD, PC

Krahn, MD

Wolf-Dieter

Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

Jamestown Primary Care

Cosico, MD

Felixberto

Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

J&E Medical Specialties

Galati

John

Voting Member

1

ACO Participant

TLC Health Network

Spanos

Mary Ann

Voting Member

1

Community Stakeholder Representative

Citizen Advisory Board

Staley

Mollie

Voting Member

1

Medicare Beneficiary

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Ann Abdella

ACO Executive

Patrick Collins

Medical Director

Cherie Copie

Compliance Officer

Lynn Wigren

Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name

Committee Leader Name and Position

Medical Management Committee

Patrick Collins, MD, Chair

Compliance Committee

Cherie Copie, Chair

Contracting and Finance Committee

Ann Morse Abdella, Chair

Health Information Technology Committee

Kalan Brown, Chair

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

  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2016, $0
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2015, $1,214,439
    • Performance Year 2014, $1,794,027
    • Performance Year 2013, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Second 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
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2015
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 34%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 23%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 43%
    • Performance Year 2014
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 41.5%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 6%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 52.5%
    • Performance Year 2013
      • 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

81.98

79.9

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

91.22

92.63

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients' Rating of Provider

90.38

91.93

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

83.17

83.52

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

62.48

60

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

74.79

75.28

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

73.45

71.82

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

24.4

27.52

ACO-8

Risk-Standardized, All Condition Readmission

14.87

14.7

ACO-35

Skilled Nursing Facility 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Measure (SNFRM)

17.07

18.17

ACO-36

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes

60.33

53.2

ACO-37

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure

75.14

75.23

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

55.76

59.81

ACO-9

Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions Admissions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma in Older Adults (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #5)

9.27

9.27

ACO-10

Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions Admissions: Heart Failure (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #8 )

8.15

14.53

ACO-11

Percent of PCPs who Successfully Meet Meaningful Use Requirements

90.91

82.72

ACO-39

Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record

83.83

87.54

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

73.53

64.04

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

80.24

68.32

ACO-15

Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

85.25

69.21

ACO-16

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

87.4

74.45

ACO-17

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

97.55

90.98

ACO-18

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

67.34

53.63

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

82.99

61.52

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

75

67.61

ACO-21

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-up Documented

92.64

76.84

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

74.61

77.72

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

14.34

18.24

ACO-41

Diabetes: Eye Exam

54.34

44.94

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

81.82

70.52

ACO-30

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

82.29

85.05

ACO-31

Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)

80

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%)

84.35

79.67

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

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

For 2014 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/Medicare-Shared-Savings-Program-Accountable-Care-O/ucce-hhpu

For 2013 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/Medicare-Shared-Savings-Program-Accountable-Care-O/yuq5-65xt

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Chautauqua Region Associated Medical Partners, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A40874 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

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