Governance & Public Reporting

Christiana Care Quality Partners ACO, LLC (DBA eBrightHealth ACO)
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718
302-733-5739

Primary Contact:
Daniel J. Elliott, M.D., Executive Director
302-623-0354
delliott@christianacare.org

Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Participants October 2020

Kathleen Willey
La Red Health Center, Inc.
Vinod Kripalu
Curtis Smith
Westside Family Healthcare, Inc.
Trinity Medical Associates, PA
Atlantic Family Physicians, LLC
Bayhealth Medical Center, Inc.
Beebe Medical Center, Inc.
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Inc
Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.
Mid-Sussex Medical Center, Inc.
Dover Family Physicians PA
Quality Family Physicians, PA
Beebe Physician Network, Inc.
Christiana Care Quality Partners

No participants are involved in a joint venture between ACO professionals and hospitals.

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

Anthony

Harry

Vice-Chair/Family Practice Physician and Chief Medical Officer

1

ACO Participant Representative

Mid-Sussex Medical Center, Inc.

Bianchetta

Tony

Member/Med-Peds Physician/Primary Care Leader

1

ACO Participant Representative

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Donohue-Henry

Christine

President/Chief Population Health Officer

1

ACO Participant Representative

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.


Gulab

Bobby

Member/Chief Medical Officer and Internal Medicine Physician

1

ACO Participant Representative

Beebe Physician Network, Inc.

Gupta

Preeti

Member/Family Medicine Physician

1

ACO Participant Representative

Bayhealth Medical Center, Inc.

Hayes

Evelyn

Member/Medicare Beneficiary Representative

1

ACO Participant Representative

N/A

Hawtof

Jeffrey

Member/VP of Medical Operations and Informatics/Family Medicine Physician

1

ACO Participant Representative

Beebe Medical Center, Inc.

Lainoff

David

Member/Internal Medicine Physician and Care Standardization & CMS Contracts Clinical Director

1

ACO Participant Representative

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

McMurray

Robert

Member/Chief Financial Officer

1

ACO Participant Representative

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Patel

Sharad

Member/Family Medicine Physician

1

ACO Participant Representative

Dover Family Physicians PA

Siegelman

Gary

Member/Senior VP and Chief Medical Officer

1

ACO Participant Representative

Bayhealth Medical Center, Inc.

Silverstein

Kenneth

Member/Chief Clinical Officer and Executive VP

1

ACO Participant Representative

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Stephens

Thomas

Member/Chief Medical Officer

1

ACO Participant Representative

Westside Family Healthcare, Inc.

Teal

Cydney

Member/Family & Internal Medicine Physician, Family & Community Medicine Chair

1

ACO Participant Representative

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Trumble

James

Member/Vice President Clinical Integration

1

ACO Participant Representative

Mid-Sussex Medical Center, Inc.

Willey

Kathy

Member/Family Medicine Physician

1

ACO Participant Representative

Quality Family Physicians, PA

Key Clinical and Administrative Leadership

Daniel Elliott, M.D., Executive Director
Daniel Elliott, M.D., Senior Medical Director
Christine Babenko, ACO Compliance Officer
Amanda McMullen, ACO Quality Officer

Committees

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE

Daniel Elliott, M.D. – Co-Chair
Executive Director and Senior Medical Director, eBrightHealth ACO
ChristianaCare 

Amanda McMullen – Co-Chair
Vice President Population Health and Value Based Care
ChristianaCare 

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

  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Hospital employing ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $0
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $0
    • Performance Year 2018, $0
    • Performance Year 2017, $0
    • Performance Year 2016, $0

Note:  Our ACO participated in multiple performance years during Calendar Year 2019.  Shared savings/losses amount reported for Performance Year 2019 therefore represents net shared savings or losses across all performance years in 2019 and is shown under all agreement periods in which the ACO operated during Calendar Year 2019.

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: $0
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: $0
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: $0
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: $0
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: $0
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: $0
    • Performance Year 2018
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: $0
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: $0
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: $0
    • Performance Year 2017
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: $0
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: $0
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: $0
    • Performance Year 2016
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: $0
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: $0
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: $0

Note:  Our ACO participated in multiple performance years during Calendar Year 2019.  Shared savings distribution amount reported for Performance Year 2019 therefore represents net shared savings or losses across all performance years in 2019 and is shown under all agreement periods in which the ACO operated during Calendar Year 2019.

Quality Performance Results

2019 Quality Performance Results:

ACO#

Measure Name

Rate

ACO Mean

ACO-1

CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information

84.72

85.86

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

94.49

94.11

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider

93.25

92.69

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

78.16

81.54

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

62.12

60.44

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

61.65

62.78

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

74.20

73.79

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

21.34

26.17

ACO-45

CAHPS: Courteous and Helpful Office Staff

91.85

92.84

ACO-46

CAHPS: Care Coordination

86.75

86.89

ACO-8

Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission

14.84

14.86

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

61.50

58.15

ACO-43

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

2.49

1.87

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

97.46

84.04

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

90.25

74.77

ACO-17

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

91.67

78.04

ACO-18

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

83.12

70.40

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

75.20

70.76

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

84.77

73.84

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

92.52

82.17

ACO-27

Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control (>9%)

10.57

13.88

ACO-28

Controlling High Blood Pressure

81.68

75.04

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

For Previous Years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results, please visit data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 3-day Rule Waiver:
    • Our ACO uses the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver, pursuant to 42 CFR §425.612.
  • Waiver for Payment for Telehealth Services:
    • Our ACO clinicians provide telehealth services using the flexibilities under 42 CFR §425.612(f) and 42 CFR §425.613.

ACO Policies

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