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VA ACO Public Reporting

ACO name and location:

Novant Health UVA Health System Accountable Care Organization, LLC
200 Hawthorne Lane, P.O. Box 33549,
Charlotte, NC 28233

ACO primary contacts:

James Min, MD, ACO Executive
703-368-3161
jmin@novanthealth.org

Organizational information:

ACO participants:
ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture
NMG Affiliate Practice I, LLC No
Piedmont Family Practice, PLC No

ACO participants in joint ventures between ACO professionals and hospitals:  None

ACO governing body:

 Member Last Name  Member First Name Member Title/Position Member's Voting Power Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name
Aram Heather Chair 1 vote Other representative N/A
DeRosa Gary Physician 1 vote ACO Participant Representative NMG Affiliate Practice I, LLC
Grzejka John Other 1 vote Medicare Beneficiary Representative N/A
Hammonds Victoria Physician 1 vote ACO Participant Representative NMG Affiliate Practice I, LLC
Heaton Chris Physician 1 vote ACO Participant Representative NMG Affiliate Practice I, LLC
Von Elten Steven Physician 1 vote ACO Participant Representative Piedmont Family Practice, PLC
Ward Chris Physician 1 vote ACO Participant Representative Piedmont Family Practice, PLC
Westerfield Josephine Other 1 vote ACO Participant Representative NMG Affiliate Practice I, LLC

 

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:
  • ACO Executive: James Min, MD
  • Medical director: Gary DeRosa, MD
  • Compliance officer: Kelly Patterson
  • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: David Priest, MD

Associated committees and committee leadership:
 Committee Name  Committee Leader Name and Position
Network Development Committee Patrick Easterling, Chair
Quality Committee David Priest, MD, Chair
Finance Committee Geoff Gardner, Chair

 


Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO:
  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Hospital employing ACO professionals

Amount of Shared Savings and Losses:
  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2020, $803,751.14
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $2,443,666.80
    • Performance Year 2018, $0
    • Performance Year 2017, $0

Shared savings distribution:
    • Second Agreement Period
      • Performance Year 2020
        • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 47%
        • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 37%
        • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 16%
    • First Agreement Period
      • Performance Year 2019
        • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 9%
        • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 53%
        • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 38%
      • 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
      • 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:

    2020 Quality Performance Results:


 ACO #  Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.97 15.07
ACO-38 Risk-Standardized Acute Admission Rates for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 40.70 49.50
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 0.97 0.95
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 85.60 84.97
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 77.27 76.03
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 66.67 81.67
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan 89.42 71.46
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 77.89 72.59
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 72.82 74.05
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 90.66 83.37
ACO-40 Depression Remission at Twelve Months 4.48 13.99
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 9.92 14.70
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 71.32 72.87

 

Please note, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) waived the requirement for ACOs to field a CAHPS for ACOs survey data.

For Previous Years' Quality Performance Results please visit: Performance Year Financial and Quality Results - Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Data (cms.gov) Note: In the link above, search for “Novant Health UVA Health Sytem Accountable Care Organization, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A3507 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.