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About Mercy

ACO Name and Location

Mercy Health Network ACO, LLC
Previous Names: N/A
1449 128th Street
Suite 110
Clive, IA 50325

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name

Derek Novak, MBA

Primary Contact Phone Number

515-358-9154

Primary Contact Email Address

ACO@mercydesmoines.org

 

Organizational Information

ACO participants:

ACO Participants

ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)

Associates in Kidney Care PLC

N

Capital Orthopaedics And Sports Medicine Pc

N

Mercy Health Services Iowa Corp

N

Mercy Hospital Medical Ctr

N

Chest Infectious Diseases and Critical Care Associates PC

N

Medical Associates Clinic PC

N

Mercy Clinics, Inc.

N

Diagnostic Imaging Assoicates, P.C.

N

Mercy Medical Center - Dubuque

N

North Iowa Mercy Clinics

N

 

 

ACO governing body:

Member

Member's Voting Power – Expressed as a percentage or number

Membership Type

ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable

Last Name

First Name

Title/Position

Carr

Kent

Chair

1

ACO participant representative

Mercy Hospital Medical Ctr

Mock

Teresa

Secretary

1

ACO participant representative

North Iowa Mercy Clinics

Ritz

Bob

Member

1

Other: Mercy Health Network representative

N/A

Wegner

Mike

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Mercy Hospital Medical Ctr

Swieskowski

David

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Mercy Hospital Medical Ctr

Varnum

Dan

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Mercy Hospital Medical Ctr

Keeler

Karl

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Mercy Hospital Medical Ctr

Vandivier

Bill

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Mercy Clinics, Inc.

Tallent

John

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Medical Associates Clinic, P.C.

Takes

Kay

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Mercy Medical Center – Dubuque

McDermott

Pat

Member

1

Medicare beneficiary representative

N/A

 

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

David Swieskowski

ACO Executive

Tim McCoy

Medical Director

Cody Zoss

Compliance Officer

Kelly Taylor

Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

 

 

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name

Committee Leader Name and Position

Clinical Integration Workgroup Committee

Dr. David Swieskowski, Chair

Central Iowa Chapter Governance Committee

Dr. Tim McCoy, Chair

Dubuque Chapter Governance Committee

Dr. Dale Dreiling, Chair

North Iowa Chapter Governance Committee

Dr. Teresa Mock, 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

  • First Agreement Period
  • Performance Year 2017, ($921,401)

 

Shared Savings Distribution

  • 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

 

Quality Performance Results

2017 Quality Performance Results:

ACO#

Measure Name

Rate

ACO Mean

ACO-1

CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information

76.26

80.60

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

93.13

93.13

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider

92.53

92.31

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

81.42

83.32

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

60.19

62.30

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

76.73

75.85

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

73.97

73.05

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

23.45

25.68

ACO-8

Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission

14.12

15.01

ACO-35

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

17.18

18.46

ACO-36

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes

48.66

53.95

ACO-37

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure

76.35

79.16

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

59.00

61.74

ACO-43

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

1.88

1.93

ACO-11

Use of Certified EHR Technology

99.74

98.48

ACO-12

Medication Reconciliation

89.53

75.32

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

93.61

74.38

ACO-44

Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain

57.35

67.32

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

75.57

72.52

ACO-15

Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

89.72

72.92

ACO-16

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

50.44

70.69

ACO-17

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

94.33

90.48

ACO-18

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

69.46

61.98

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

72.75

64.58

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

79.64

70.05

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

86.61

79.89

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

9.65

16.74

ACO-41

Diabetes: Eye Exam

76.71

50.37

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

80.39

71.47

ACO-30

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

93.02

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 “Mercy Health Network ACO, LLC” or “Mercy Health Network ACO” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A92795 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • Yes, our ACO does use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.
(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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