Governance & Public Reporting

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

Primary Contact:
Doug Azar, Executive Director
302-733-5739
doazar@christianacare.org

Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Participants March 2019

Kathleen Willey
La Red Health Center, Inc.
Vinod Kripalu
Reynold Agard
First State Medical Associates
Curtis Smith
Westside Family Healthcare, Inc.
Premiere Physicians P.A.
Sally H. Dowling, M.D. LLC
Trinity Medical Associates
Atlantic Family Physicians, LLC
Bayhealth Medical Center, Inc.
Beebe Medical Center, Inc.
Nanticoke Memorial Hospital
Christiana Care Health Services, Inc
Mid-Sussex Medical Center, Inc.
Dover Family Physicians, P.A.
Quality Family Physicians
Abigail Medical Family Medicine, LLC
Beebe Physician Network, Inc.

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

ACO Governing Body

Kert Anzilotti, M.D.* – Chair
Chief Medical Officer Acute Care
Representative Member for Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Harry Anthony, M.D.*– Vice Chair
Family Practice Physician and Chief Medical Officer
Representative Member for Mid-Sussex Medical Center, Inc.

Tony Bianchetta, M.D.*
Med-Peds Physician, Primary Care Leader
Representative Member for Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Christine Donohue-Henry, M.D.*
Chief Medical Officer Community Care
Representative Member for Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Bobby Gulab, M.D.*
Chief Medical Officer and Internal Medicine Physician
Representative Member for Beebe Physician Network, Inc.

Preeti Gupta, M.D.*
Family Medicine Physician
Representative Member for Bayhealth Medical Center, Inc.

Evelyn Hayes**
Medicare Beneficiary Representative

Jeffrey Hawtof, M.D.*
Vice President of Medical Operations and Informatics
Family Medicine Physician
Representative Member for Beebe Medical Center, Inc.

Christine Horah, D.O.*
Family Medicine Physician
Representative Member for Abigail Medical Family Medicine, LLC

Omar Khan, M.D., MHS*
CEO of the Delaware Health Sciences Alliance
Physician Leader for Partnerships and Academic Programs
Representative Member for Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Rob McMurray* – Treasurer
Chief Financial Officer
Representative Member for Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Gary Siegelman, M.D.*
Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
Representative Member for Bayhealth Medical Center, Inc.

Ken Silverstein, M.D.*
Chief Clinical Officer and Executive Vice President
Representative Member for Christiana Care Health Services, Inc.

Curtis A. Smith, D.O.*
Family Practice Physician
Representative Member for Curtis A. Smith, D.O.

Thomas Stephens, M.D.*
Chief Medical Officer
Representative Member for Westside Family Healthcare, Inc.

*Indicates voting member; each with 1 vote as an ACO Participant Representative.

**Indicates Medicare Beneficiary Representative as a voting member with 1 vote.

Key Clinical and Administrative Leadership

Doug Azar, Executive Director
Dan Elliott, M.D., Senior Medical Director
Christine Babenko, Compliance Officer
Amanda McMullen, Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Committees

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT COMMITTEE

Dan Elliott – Co-Chair
Senior Medical Director, eBrightHealth ACO
Christiana Care Health System

Amanda McMullen – Co-Chair
Vice President, Ambulatory Quality and Safety & Primary Care Operations
Christiana Care Health System

Types of ACO participants

  • ACO professionals in group practice arrangements.
  • Hospitals employing ACO professionals.
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).

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

2017 Quality Performance Results:

ACO# Measure Name Rate Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 80.44 80.60
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 93.70 93.13
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 92.33 92.31
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 81.34 83.32
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 64.47 62.30
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 77.99 75.85
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 73.29 73.05
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 24.01 25.68
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.97 15.01
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM) 18.29 18.46
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 80.72 79.16
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 61.47 61.74
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 2.28 1.93
ACO-11 Use of Certified EHR Technology 100.00 98.48
ACO-12 Medication Reconciliation 88.82 75.32
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 82.75 74.38
ACO-44 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 70.07 67.32
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 86.47 72.52
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 78.67 72.92
ACO-16 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 64.09 70.69
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 96.80 90.48
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 77.32 61.98
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 65.41 64.58
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 73.33 70.05
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 82.80 79.89
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 12.83 16.74
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam 53.58 50.37
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 67.93 71.47
ACO-30 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 89.55 86.86

 

Please note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low samples and the ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes quality measure is not included in public reporting due to a non-material technical error.

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Christiana Care Quality Partners ACO, LLC” or “eBrightHealth ACO” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A50190 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

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