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Doctors, hospitals and health care providers establish ACOs to work together to provide higher-quality coordinated care to their patients, while helping to slow the growth of health care costs. The University of Chicago Medicine is proud to be one of the 99 ACOs chosen by the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) to join its Shared Savings Program.
University of Chicago Care Network Accountable Care Organization, LLC (UCMCNACO)
5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 1033
Chicago, IL 60637
|Primary Contact Name||Dr. Rajlakshmi Krishnamurthy|
|Primary Contact Phone Number||773-834-2382|
|Primary Contact Email Addressfirstname.lastname@example.org
|ACO Participants||ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)|
|University Of Chicago||N|
|The University of Chicago Medical Center||N|
|Member Last Name||First Name||Title/ Position||Voting Power||Membership Type||ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable|
|Weyer||George||Chair||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago d/b/a University of Chicago Physicians Group|
|Bagnall||Audre||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago Medical Center|
|Collins||Joan||Member||1||Medicare Beneficiary Representative||N/A|
|Davis||Andrew||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago d/b/a University of Chicago Physicians Group|
|Flynn||John||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago d/b/a University of Chicago Physicians Group|
|Joshi||Amit||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago Medical Center|
|Krishnamurthy||Rajlakshmi||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago d/b/a University of Chicago Physicians Group|
|Silveria||Richard||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago Medical Center|
|Sorrentino||Matthew||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago d/b/a University of Chicago Physicians Group|
|Vinci||Lisa||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago d/b/a University of Chicago Physicians Group|
|Weber||Stephen||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago d/b/a University of Chicago Physicians Group|
|Williams||Shellie||Member||1||ACO Participant Representative||The University of Chicago d/b/a University of Chicago Physicians Group|
|George Weyer||ACO Executive|
|George Weyer||Medical Director|
|Krista Curell||Compliance Officer|
|Carmen Barc||Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer|
|Committee Name||Committee Leader Name and Position|
|UCMCACO Finance Committee||Richard Silveria, Chief Financial Officer|
|UCMCNACO Membership and Credentialing Committee||Stephen Weber, MD, Chief Medical Officer|
|UCMCNACO Quality and Performance Committee||Lisa Vinci, MD, Medical Director Primary Care Group|
Amount of Shared Savings/Losses
Shared Savings Distribution
2017 Quality Performance Results
|ACO#||Measure Name||Rate||ACO Mean|
|ACO-1||CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information||78.10||80.60|
|ACO-2||CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate||93.68||93.13|
|ACO-3||CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider||92.81||92.31|
|ACO-4||CAHPS: Access to Specialists||82.23||83.32|
|ACO-5||CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education||66.13||62.30|
|ACO-6||CAHPS: Shared Decision Making||73.89||75.85|
|ACO-7||CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status||69.61||73.05|
|ACO-34||CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources||24.81||25.68|
|ACO-8||Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission||15.80||15.01|
|ACO-35||Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM)||20.36||18.46|
|ACO-37||All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure||91.16||79.16|
|ACO-38||All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions||72.98||61.74|
|ACO-43||Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91))||1.93||1.93|
|ACO-11||Use of Certified EHR Technology||100.00||98.48|
|ACO-13||Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk||98.47||74.38|
|ACO-44||Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain||65.38||67.32|
|ACO-14||Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization||77.97||72.52|
|ACO-15||Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults||77.38||72.92|
|ACO-16||Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up||60.64||70.69|
|ACO-17||Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention||93.17||90.48|
|ACO-18||Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan||27.94||61.98|
|ACO-19||Colorectal Cancer Screening||65.32||64.58|
|ACO-20||Breast Cancer Screening||78.63||70.05|
|ACO-42||Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease||87.34||79.89|
|ACO-27||Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control||24.60||16.74|
|ACO-41||Diabetes: Eye Exam||57.26||50.37|
|ACO-28||Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure||59.39||71.47|
|ACO-30||Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic||99.22||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.
* For 2017 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/2017-Shared-Savings-Program-SSP-Accountable-Care-O/gk7c-vejx/data
Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “UCMCNACO, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A31531 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.
No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.
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