Rush Health ACO Inc.


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ACO Name and Location
Rush Health ACO Inc.
1645 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60612

ACO Primary Contact
Joyce Colton, MPH, RN, MSN
rushhealthaco@rush-health.com
312-942-4061

Organizational Information
ACO Participants
Download the Participant List

ACO Participants in Joint Ventures between ACO Professionals and Hospitals
ACO participants involved in a joint venture are identified by a "Y" next to their names on the Participant List.

ACO Governing Body
Board of Directors
Robert DeCresce, MD, Voting Member and Chair, ACO Participant, University Pathologist Diagnostics SC
Bill Douglas, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Riverside Medical Center
Patti O’Neal, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Rush University Medical Center
Charles Bush-Joseph, MD, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Sanjay Chatrath, DO, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Riverside Health System
Don Childs, MD, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Rush Oak Park Physicians Group Family Medicine
Daniel Dunham, MD, MPH, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Rush University Medical Center
Stephen Kelanic, MD, FACS, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Rush Copley Medical Group, NFP
Richa Gupta, MBBS, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Rush University Medical Center
John Diederich, MA, MBA, FACHE, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Rush Copley Medical Center
Larry Goodman, MD, Voting Member, Interim Medicare Beneficiary Representative
Wayne Keathley, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Rush University Medical Center
Dino Rumoro, DO, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Rush Oak Park Hospital

ACO Key Clinical and Administrative Leadership
Anthony Del Rio, ACO President
Brian Stein, MD, Chief Quality Officer
Ardag Hajinazarian, Compliance Officer
Catherine Koop, MD, Senior Medical Director

ACO Committees and Committee Leadership
Finance & Incentive Design Committee: Patricia O’Neal, Co-Chair and Patt Vilt, Co-Chair
Quality & Performance Standards Committee – Brian Stein, MD, Chair
Peer Review & Credentialing Committee – Brenda Fann, MD, Chair

Types of ACO Participants or Combinations of Participants that Formed the ACO
Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals
Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals
Hospital employing ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses
Amount of Shared Savings/Losses
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2018, $0.00
    • Performance Year 2019, $6,533,116
    • Performance Year 2020, $9,631,205
Shared Savings Distribution
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 38%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 31%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 31%
    • Performance Year 2020
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 38%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 31%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 31%

Quality Performance Results
2020 Quality Performance Results:
ACO # Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-8
 
Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission15.8615.07
ACO-13
 
Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk88.5184.97
ACO-14
 
Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization83.8276.03
ACO-17
 
Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention78.5781.67
ACO-18
 
Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan87.1571.46
ACO-19
 
Colorectal Cancer Screening58.8072.59
ACO-20
 
Breast Cancer Screening76.6174.05
ACO-27
 
Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control (>9%)14.0014.70
ACO-28
 
Controlling High Blood Pressure78.8072.89
ACO-38
 
All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions54.6549.50
ACO-40
 
Depression Remission at Twelve Months1.2513.99
ACO-43
 
Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91))1.000.95

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for "Rush Health ACO Inc." to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A3822 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers
No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.