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Public Reporting

Central Minnesota ACO Public Reporting


ACO Name and Location:

Central Minnesota ACO, LLC.
1406 Sixth Avenue North
St. Cloud, MN 56303

ACO Primary Contact:

Kathy Parsons, Executive Director
Parsons@centracare.com
320-656-7060

Organizational Information:

  • ACO Participants:
    • CentraCare Health System
    • CentraCare Clinic
    • CentraCare Health System – Long Prairie
    • CentraCare Health System – Melrose
    • CentraCare Health System – NR, LLC.
    • CentraCare Health – Paynesville, LLC.
    • CentraCare Health System – Sauk Centre
    • Douglas County Hospital
    • Rice Memorial Hospital
    • St. Cloud Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, PA
    • St. Cloud Hospital
    • St. Cloud Medical Group, PA
    • Tri-County Hospital, Inc.
    • Unity Family Healthcare

  • ACO Participants in Joint Ventures between ACO Professionals and Hospitals
    • No participants are involved in a joint venture between ACO professionals and hospitals.

  • ACO Governing Body
    • Steve Cragle, MD, Voting Member and Chairperson, ACO Provider/Supplier, St. Cloud Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, PA
    • Deb Dittberner, MD, Voting Member, ACO Provider/Supplier, Douglas County Hospital
    • Ken Flowe, MD, Voting Member, ACO Provider/Supplier, Rice Memorial Hospital
    • Joel Beiswenger, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Tri-County Hospital, Inc.
    • Joe Blonski, MD, Voting Member, ACO Provider/Supplier, CentraCare Health System
    • Mark Matthias, MD, Voting Member, ACO Provider/Supplier, CentraCare Health System
    • Joe Hellie, Voting Member, ACO Participant, CentraCare Health System
    • Kevin Hughes, Voting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative

  • Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership
    • ACO Executive: Kathy Parsons
    • Medical Director: Darin Willardsen, MD, MBA, SFHM
    • Compliance Official: Lynn Wieczorek
    • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officers: Mark Matthias, MD, and Deb Dittberner, MD

  • Associated Committees and Committee Leadership
    • Clinical Quality and HIT Committee: Mark Matthias, MD, and Deb Dittberner, MD, Co-Chairs

  • Types of ACO Participants or Combinations of Participants that Formed the ACO
    • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals
    • Critical Access Hospital (CAH) billing under Method II
    • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)


Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings and Losses

  • To be completed after the conclusion of the performance year.

Shared Savings Distribution:

  • To be completed after the conclusion of the performance year.

Payment Rule Waivers

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

Quality Performance Results

  • To be completed after the conclusion of the performance year.