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Central Minnesota ACO, LLC

Central Minnesota ACO, LLC Public Reporting


ACO Name and Location:

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

ACO Primary Contact

Kathy Parsons
(320) 656-7060
Parsons@centracare.com

Organizational Information

ACO Participants:

  • ACO Participants
  • ACO Participant in Joint Venture
  • St. Cloud Hospital
  • N
  • Tri-County Hospital Inc.
  • N
  • Unity Family Healthcare
  • N
  • St. Cloud Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic, PA
  • N
  • St Cloud Hospital (St. Benedict's Senior Community)
  • N
  • Douglas County Hospital (Alomere Health)
  • N
  • CentraCare Health System - Melrose
  • N
  • CentraCare Health System - Long Prairie
  • N
  • CentraCare Health System - Sauk Centre
  • N
  • CentraCare Health System - NR, LLC
  • N
  • CentraCare Health - Paynesville, LLC
  • N
  • CentraCare Clinic
  • N
  • Carris Health, LLC
  • N
  • CentraCare Clinic Southwest, LLC
  • N

ACO Governing Body:

  • Member First Name
  • Member Last Name
  • Member's Title/Position
  • Member's Voting Power (Expressed as a Percentage or Number)
  • Membership Type
  • ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
  • Mary
  • Amon
  • MD
  • 11.1%
  • ACO Participant Representative
  • CentraCare Clinic Southwest, LLC
  • Joel
  • Beiswenger
  • CEO
  • 11.1%
  • ACO Participant Representative
  • Tri-County Hospital, Inc.
  • Karilyn
  • Avery
  • MD
  • 11.1%
  • ACO Participant Representative
  • Unity Family Healthcare
  • Joe
  • Blonski
  • MD
  • 11.1%
  • ACO Participant Representative
  • CentraCare Health System
  • Stephen
  • Cragle
  • MD
  • 11.1%
  • ACO Participant Representative
  • St. Cloud Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic, PA
  • Allison
  • Juba
  • DO
  • 11.1%
  • ACO Participant Representative
  • Douglas County Hospital/
    Alomere Health
  • Rachael
  • Lesch
  • Executive Dir., QI & Population Health
  • 11.1%
  • ACO Participant Representative
  • CentraCare Health System
  • Ken
  • Flowe
  • MD
  • 11.1%
  • ACO Participant Representative
  • Carris Health, LLC
  • Greg
  • Roth
  • 11.1%
  • Medicare Beneficiary Representative

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership:

ACO Executive: Kathy Parsons
Medical Director: Scott Rahm, MD
Compliance Officer: Lois Schmitt
Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Rachael Lesch, RN, BSN, MBA

Associated Committees and Committee Leadership:

  • Committee Name
  • Committee Leader Name and Position
  • Clinical Practice and Quality Committee
  • Rachael Lesch, RN, BSN, MBA, Chair
  • Contracting and Finance Committee
  • Stephen Cragle, MD, Chair
  • Membership and Credentialing Committee
  • Joe Blonski, MD, Chair

Types of ACO Participants, or Combinations of Participants, That Formed the ACO

  • Critical Access Hospital (CAH) billing under Method II
  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses:

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year, 2021, $0
    • Performance Year, 2020, $6,589,778.79
    • Performance Year, 2019, $1,919,815.65
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2018, $0
    • Performance Year 2017, $0
    • Performance Year 2016, $0

Shared Savings Distribution:

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2021
      • 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 2020
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 15%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 0%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 85%
    • Performance Year 2019
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 15%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 0%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 85%
  • First Agreement Period
    • 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
    • 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

2021 Quality Performance Results:

Quality performance results are based on CMS Web Interface.

  • Measure #
  • Measure Name
  • Rate
  • ACO Mean
  • 001
  • Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control
  • 7.69
  • 12.46
  • 134
  • Preventative Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan
  • 77.92
  • 74.38
  • 236
  • Controlling High Blood Pressure
  • 76.08
  • 74.87
  • 318
  • Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk
  • 94.66
  • 87.03
  • 110
  • Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
  • 87.96
  • 80.52
  • 226
  • Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
  • 63.89
  • 80.97
  • 113
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • 86.25
  • 73.63
  • 112
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • 88.85
  • 75.11
  • 438
  • Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
  • 82.76
  • 84.24
  • 479
  • Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups
  • 0.1383
  • 0.1540
  • MCC1
  • All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions for ACOs (MCC)
  • 30.10
  • 33.99
  • CAHPS-1
  • Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information
  • 78.34
  • 84.67
  • CAHPS-2
  • How Well Providers Communicate
  • 93.09
  • 93.56
  • CAHPS-3
  • Patient’s Rating of Provider
  • 91.50
  • 92.19
  • CAHPS-4
  • Access to Specialists
  • 76.85
  • 78.80
  • CAHPS-5
  • Health Promotion and Education
  • 61.25
  • 61.61
  • CAHPS-6
  • Shared Decision Making
  • 57.47
  • 60.89
  • CAHPS-7
  • Health Status and Functional Status
  • 73.06
  • 71.78
  • CAHPS-8
  • Care Coordination
  • 87.87
  • 85.66
  • CAHPS-9
  • Courteous and Helpful Office Staff
  • 91.74
  • 91.88
  • CAHPS-11
  • Stewardship of Patient Resources
  • 23.57
  • 24.71

Please note: the Quality ID #:370 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.