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ACO Name & Location

Southcoast Accountable Care Organization LLC
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02740



ACO Primary Contact

Keith A. Hovan
President & CEO
Southcoast Health System and Southcoast Hospitals Group
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Phone: 508-973-7103
info@southcoast.org



Composition of ACO

Partnership arrangement between hospitals and ACO professionals



ACO Participants



ACO Governing Body

Board of Managers 

  • AnneMarie Kelly, Voting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative
  • Curtis Mello, MD,  Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Group
  • David Kielty, MD, Non-Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Network
  • Hugh Woolverton, MD, Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Group
  • John Podkowa, DO, Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Group
  • Julia DeLeo, MD,  Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Group
  • Keith Hovan, Voting Member and President/Ex-officio, Southcoast Health
  • Kristofer Lindeman, Voting Member and Treasurer, Southcoast Health
  • Linda Bodenmann, Voting Member and Clerk, Southcoast Health
  • Michael Hyder, MD, Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Group
  • Paul Iannini, MD, Voting Member, Southcoast Hospitals Group
  • Robert McGowen, MD, Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Group
  • Ronald Schwartz, MD, Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Group
  • Stephen Kasparian, MD, Non-Voting Member, Southcoast Physicians Network
  • Warren Wood, MD, Voting Member and Chair



ACO Committees and Key Leadership

Key Leadership 

  • Ms. Linda Bodenmann, ACO Executive (Authorized Official), Senior Vice President & COO
  • Mr. Patrick Gannon, CMS Liaison (Primary and Quality Contact), Executive Director/Chief Quality Officer
  • Ms. Joan McFaul, Information Technology (IT) Contact (Primary), Senior Vice President, CIO
  • Dr. Michael Hyder, Information Technology (IT) Contact(Secondary), Physician, CMIO
  • Ms. Melissa Rose, Financial Contact, VP Payer Contracting & Reimbursement
  • Dr. Warren Wood, Medical Director, Physician in Chief, Primary Care
  • Ms. Yesenia Contreras, Compliance Contact, Executive Director, Corporate Compliance
  • Mr. Peter Cohenno, Marketing & Public Contact (Primary), Public Information Officer



Executive Workgroup 

  • Courtney Ives, Chief Operating Officer, Southcoast Physicians Group
  • Cyndi Mikkelson, Director of Human Resources, Southcoast Health
  • Diane Howes, Director of Clinical Integration and Practice Optimization
  • Francisco Gutierrez, MD, Medical Director Quality Improvement and Patient Experience, Southcoast Physician Group
  • Grace Dotson, Director of Care Coordination, Southcoast Hospitals Group
  • Janice Romagnolo, VP Post Acute Care, Southcoast Health
  • Joan McFaul, Senior VP, Chief Information Officer, Southcoast Health
  • Joshua McHale, Team Leader Analytics Enterprise Informatics, Southcoast Health
  • Linda Bodenmann, Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer, Southcoast Health
  • Melissa Rose, VP Revenue and Contracting, Southcoast Health
  • Michael Cofone, Senior VP Finance, Southcoast Health
  • Michael Hyder, MD, Senior VP, Chief Medical Information Officer, Southcoast Health
  • Patrick Gannon, Executive Director and Chief Quality Officer, Southcoast Health
  • Renee Clark, Senior VP and Chief Operating Officer, Southcoast Hospital Group
  • Sharon Jones, President & CEO, Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association, Southcoast Health System




ACO Workteam 

  • Linda Bodenmann, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Southcoast Health
  • Warren Wood, M.D., President, Southcoast Physician Group
  • Melissa Rose, Vice President, Payor Contracting and Reimbursement
  • Sharon Jones, President & CEO, Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association
  • Janice Romagnolo, VP, Post Acute Care Services & Care Management
  • Traci McNeil, Marketing & Public Relations
  • Patrick Gannon, RPh, MS, FABC, Chief Quality Officer
  • Crystal Fiano



Aggregate Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • 2013 - Performance Year 1: Zero (Track 1)
  • 2014 - Performance Year 2: Zero (Track 1)
  • 2015 - Performance Year 3 TBD

 


How Shared Savings Are Distributed

  • Reinvest in infrastructure: 10%
  • Distribution to ACO participants: 90%
    • Primary Care Professionals: 50%
    • Specialists: 15%
    • Hospital: 25%

 


Quality Performance Results


 


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