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NC ACO public reporting


ACO name and location:

Novant Health Accountable Care Organization I, LLC
108 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC 28204

ACO primary contacts:

Robert Eberle, MD, 
336-277-2428
raeberle@novanthealth.org

Organizational information:


ACO participants:

Carolina Medicorp Enterprises, Inc.
Forsyth Medical Group, LLC
Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Foundation Health Systems Corp
Northwest Family Physicians, P.A.
Novant Medical Group, Inc.
Piedmont Family Medicine, PA
Presbyterian Medical Care Corp
Rowan Diagnostic Clinic, PA
The Presbyterian Hospital

ACO participants in joint ventures between ACO professionals and hospitals:  None

ACO governing body:

  Name:
  Member type:
  Governing body role:
  Voting capacity:
  ACO participant (TIN) legal name
Stephen Wallenhaupt, MD
  Medicare beneficiary representative
  Serves on board of managers; chairperson
  Voting member (1)
  N/A
Robert Barnabei, MD
  ACO participant representative   Serves on board of managers   Voting member (1)   Novant Medical Group, Inc.
Robert Eberle, MD
  ACO participant representative
  Serves on board of managers   Voting member (1)
  Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Betsy English, MD
  ACO participant representative
  Serves on board of managers   Voting member (1)
  Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Steven Helman, MD
  ACO participant representative
  Serves on board of managers
  Voting member (1)
  Forsyth Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Michael Hoben, MD
  ACO participant representative
  Serves on board of managers
  Voting member (1)
  Carolina Medicorp Enterprises, Inc.
Jerome Williams, MD
  ACO participant representative
  Serves on board of managers   Voting member (1)
  Novant Medical Group, Inc.
Darise Caldwell, PhD
  Other representative
  Serves on board of managers
  Voting member (1)
  N/A

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:
  • ACO Executive: Robert Eberle, MD
  • Medical director: Robert Eberle, MD
  • Compliance officer: Lee Decker

Associated committees and committee leadership:
  • Network development committee: Patrick Easterling, MD, Chair
  • Quality committee: Robert Barnabei, MD, Chair
  • Finance committee: Geoff Gardner, Chair

Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO:
  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Hospital employing ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses:
  • Amount of Shared Savings/Losses: To be completed after the 2017 performance year financial reconciliation.

Shared savings distribution:

Agreement period beginning 2017, performance year 2017 – planned distribution:

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: Once savings have been achieved, savings will fund the fixed administrative, infrastructure, and operational expenses required to meet the objectives of the ACO.
  • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: As needed to appropriately care for beneficiaries.
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 25% of Shared Savings or actual administrative investment expenses, whichever is less, is allocated. 100% of the remaining shared savings is distributed to our physician partners.
  • Payment rule waivers: No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-day rule waiver.
  • Quality performance results: To be completed after the conclusion of the quality data collection period.