Affiliated ACO, LLC

ACO Name and Location

Affiliated ACO, LLC (A3083)
101 Willmar Avenue SW
Willmar, MN 56201

ACO Primary Contact

  • Primary Contact Name
  • Caryn McGeary
  • Primary Contact Phone Number
  • 320-214-6840

Organizational Information

ACO participants:

  • ACO Participants
  • ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
  • Affiliated Community Medical Centers, PA
  • N

ACO governing body:

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • Title/Position
  • Member's Voting Power*
  • Membership Type
  • ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
  • Smith, MD
  • Cindy
  • Chief Executive Officer/
    President
  • 15%
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Affiliated ACO, LL
  • Peterson, MD
  • Debra
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • 15%
  • Vice President
  • Affiliated ACO, LL
  • Gerberding
  • Stephen
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • 15%
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Affiliated ACO, LL
  • Rozendaal
  • Thomas
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • 15%
  • Director of Finance/
    Secretary/
    Treasurer
  • Affiliated ACO, LL
  • Duevel
  • Kathryn
  • Medical Director of Quality & Innovation
  • 15%
  • Medical Director of Quality & Innovation
  • Affiliated ACO, LL
  • Quinn
  • Joan
  • Community Representative
  • 15%
  • Community Representative
  • Affiliated ACO, LL

*Expressed as a percentage or number

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

  • Stephen Gerberding
  • ACO Executive
  • Debra Peterson, MD
  • Medical Director
  • Kelly Tauber
  • Compliance Officer
  • Kelly Tauber
  • Quality Assurance / Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

  • Committee Name
  • Committee Leader Name & Position
  • Operations Committee
  • Caryn McGeary, Director of Clinical Services
  • Compliance Committee
  • Kelly Tauber, Quality Manager
  • Quality & Clinical Informatics Committee
  • Kelly Tauber, Quality Manager
  • Finance Committee
  • Thomas Rozendaal, Director of Finance
  • Utilization Committee
  • Caryn McGeary, Director of Clinical Services

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

  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2017, $0
    • Performance Year 2016, $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
    • 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

Quality Performance Results

2016 Quality Performance Results:

  • ACO#
  • Measure Name
  • Rate
  • ACO Mean
  • ACO-1
  • CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information
  • 82.61
  • 80.60
  • ACO-2/li>
  • CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate
  • 92.51
  • 93.13
  • ACO-3
  • CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider
  • 91.07
  • 92.31
  • ACO-4
  • CAHPS: Access to Specialists
  • 83.77
  • 83.32
  • ACO-5
  • CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education
  • 59.17
  • 62.30
  • ACO-6
  • CAHPS: Shared Decision Making
  • 76.97
  • 75.85
  • ACO-7
  • CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status
  • 77.98
  • 73.05
  • ACO-34
  • CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources
  • 18.71
  • 25.68
  • ACO-8
  • Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission
  • 14.93
  • 15.01
  • ACO-35
  • Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM)
  • 17.23
  • 18.46
  • ACO-36
  • All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes
  • 56.72
  • 53.95
  • ACO-37
  • All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure
  • 83.36
  • 79.16
  • ACO-38
  • All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
  • 64.15
  • 61.74
  • ACO-43
  • Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91))
  • 2.14
  • 1.93
  • ACO-11
  • Use of Certified EHR Technology
  • 100.00
  • 98.48
  • ACO-12
  • Medication Reconciliation
  • 80.00
  • 75.32
  • ACO-13
  • Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk
  • 80.24
  • 74.38
  • ACO-44
  • Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain
  • 70.73
  • 67.32
  • ACO-14
  • Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
  • 75.10
  • 72.52
  • ACO-15
  • Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults
  • 91.22
  • 72.92
  • ACO-16
  • Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up
  • 37.25
  • 70.69
  • ACO-17
  • Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
  • 95.59
  • 90.48
  • ACO-18
  • Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan
  • 81.45
  • 61.98
  • ACO-19
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • 81.59
  • 64.58
  • ACO-20
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • 76.06
  • 70.05
  • ACO-42
  • Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
  • 88.06
  • 79.89
  • ACO-27
  • Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control
  • 11.19
  • 16.74
  • ACO-41
  • Diabetes: Eye Exam
  • 70.52
  • 50.37
  • ACO-28
  • Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure
  • 76.71
  • 71.47
  • ACO-30
  • Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic
  • 94.01
  • 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 "Affiliated ACO, LLC" to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A53560 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

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