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Public Reporting

ACO Name and Location

Think ACO, LLC
Previous Names: N/A
7100 West Center Road
Omaha, NE 68106

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact NamePat Boyd
Primary Contact Phone Number531.222.8855
Primary Contact Email Addresspat.boyd@thinkhealthcare.org

Organizational Information

ACO Participants:

ACO ParticipantsACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
Think Aksarben, LLCNo

ACO governing Body:

Member Last NameMember First NameMember Title/PositionMember’s Voting Power – Expressed as a percentage or numberMember TypeACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, If Applicable
CanedyJimACO Executive1ACO participant representativeThink Aksarben, LLC
EngleWilliamMedical Director1ACO participant representativeThink Aksarben, LLC
ReckerRobertPhysician1ACO participant representativeThink Aksarben, LLC
WeeksWilliamPhysician1ACO participant representativeThink Aksarben, LLC
DunnMichaelRetired Physician1Medicare beneficiary representative

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership:

ACO ExecutiveJim Canedy, MD
Medical DirectorWilliam Engle, DO
Compliance OfficerTorri Criger, JD
Quality Assurance/Improvement OfficerChris Morehouse, Value Based Care Clinical Coordinator

Associated Committees and Committee Leadership:

Committee NameCommittee Leader Name and Position
Population HealthWilliam Engle, DO, Medical Director
Quality Assurance and Quality ImprovementChris Morehouse, Value Based Care Clinical Coordinator
Compensation/Gainshare CommitteeJason Doll, Chief Operating Officer

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

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2021, $2,692,110
    • Performance Year 2020, $1,493,375.13
    • Performance Year 2019, $2,843,195.84
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $2,843,195.84
    • Performance Year 2018, $0
    • Performance Year 2017, $2,412,663
    • Performance Year 2016, $0

Note: Our ACO participated in multiple performance years during Calendar Year 2019. Shared savings amount reported for Performance Year 2019 therefore represents net shared savings 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 2021
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 0%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 0%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 100%
  • Performance Year 2020
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 0%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 0%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 100%
  • Performance Year 2019
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 0%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 0%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 100%

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: 100%
  • 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: 0%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 0%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 100%
  • 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

Note: Our ACO participated in multiple performance years during Calendar Year 2019. Distribution of shared savings reported for Performance Year 2019 therefore represents the distribution of the net shared savings 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

2021 Quality Performance Results

Quality performance results are based on CMS Web Interface

ACO#Measure NameRateACO Mean
001Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control24.9112.46
134Preventative Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan96.6574.38
236Controlling High Blood Pressure87.7474.87
318Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk96.9687.03
110Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization95.6080.52
226Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention80.0080.97
113Colorectal Cancer Screening86.4573.63
112Breast Cancer Screening88.5975.11
438Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease87.9184.24
321CAHPS for MIPS22.8615.50
479Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups20.13170.1540
MCC1All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions for ACOs (MCC)227.8133.99

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.

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.
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