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Mercy Rural ACO Public Report

ACO Name and Location

Mercy Rural ACO, LLC
Previous Names: N/A
1449 NW 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

 

ACO Participants

ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)

Hawarden Regional Healthcare Clinics, LLC

N

Oakland Mercy Hospital

N

Mercy Medical Center New Hampton

N

Manning Regional Healthcare Center

N

Palo Alto County Hospital

N

Mercy Medical Center-Centerville

N

Central Community Hospital

N

Franklin General Hospital

N

Kossuth Regional Health Center

N

Regional Health Services of Howard County

N

Knoxville Community Hospital, Inc.

N

Iowa Falls Clinic

N

Mercy Professional Practice Associates Inc

N

Baum Harmon Mercy Hospital

N

Hawarden Regional Healthcare

N

Ellsworth Municipal Hospital

N

Davis County Hospital

N

Mitchell County Memorial Hospital

N

Decatur County Hospital

N

Adair County Memorial Hospital

N

Hancock County Health System

N

Monroe County Hospital

N

Madison County Memorial Hospital

N

Ringgold County Hospital

N

Dallas County Hospital

N

Audubon County Memorial Hospital

N

Wayne County Hospital

N

Hamilton County Public Hospital

N

Guttenberg Municipal Hospital

N

Pender Community Hospital District

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

Swieskowski

David

ACO Executive

0

Other: Mercy Health Network representative

N/A

Behr

Joseph

ACO Medical Director

1

ACO participant representative

Mercy Medical Center New Hampton

Kincaid

Kevin

Chair

1

ACO participant representative

Knoxville Community Hospital, Inc.

Hendricks

Marcia

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Madison County Memorial Hospital

O’Brien

John

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Manning Regional Healthcare Center

Kelly

Melissa

Member

1

ACO participant representative

Pender Community Hospital District

Corkrean

Mary

Member

1

Medicare beneficiary representative

N/A

 

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

 

Dr. David Swieskowski

ACO Executive

Dr. Joseph Behr

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

Rural Chapter Governance Committee

Dr. Tim McCoy, 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, $0

 

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

84.00

80.60

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

93.04

93.13

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider

90.98

92.31

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

80.98

83.32

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

54.72

62.30

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

74.76

75.85

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

73.15

73.05

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

27.82

25.68

ACO-8

Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission

14.16

15.01

ACO-35

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

16.87

18.46

ACO-36

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes

52.06

53.95

ACO-37

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure

83.44

79.16

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

62.48

61.74

ACO-43

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

2.85

1.93

ACO-11

Use of Certified EHR Technology

100.00

98.48

ACO-12

Medication Reconciliation

49.40

75.32

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

88.36

74.38

ACO-44

Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain

57.14

67.32

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

76.74

72.52

ACO-15

Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults

88.34

72.92

ACO-16

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

48.43

70.69

ACO-17

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

95.54

90.48

ACO-18

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

71.24

61.98

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

71.56

64.58

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

79.84

70.05

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

77.55

79.89

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

8.84

16.74

ACO-41

Diabetes: Eye Exam

72.26

50.37

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

74.04

71.47

ACO-30

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

93.25

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 Rural ACO, LLC” or “Mercy Rural ACO” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A56744 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.
(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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