NH Accountable Care Partners Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

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NH Accountable Care Partners Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

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NH Accountable Care Partners LogoNH Accountable Care Partners ACO is a joint venture between five hospitals and ACO professionals. It's a not-for-profit organization based in Concord, NH and founded in 2012. The ACO consists of more than 1400+ healthcare providers employed by Catholic Medical Center, Concord Hospital, Mid-State Health Center, Riverbend Community Mental Health, Concord Regional Visiting Nursing Association, Elliot Health System, Southern New Hampshire Health System and Wentworth-Douglass Health System who coordinate the health care of more than 55,000+ Medicare Fee-for-Service beneficiaries in their combined service areas. They are dedicated to promoting improved care coordination, improving patient outcomes and creating a collaborative environment with community partners. This approach ensures patients receive high quality, appropriate care from the right provider at the right time by identifying and addressing problems early. Working with Medicare, NH Accountable Care Partners ACO provides its beneficiaries with high quality care while reducing growth in Medicare expenditures.

Contact Information

NH Accountable Care Partners
One Elliot Way
Manchester, NH 03101

Betsey Rhynhart, ACO Executive Director
Concord Hospital
(603) 227-7000, ext. 7267

Organizational Information

ACO Participants

  1. Catholic Medical Center
  2. Concord Hospital, Inc.
  3. Riverbend Comunity Mental Health, Inc.
  4. Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association, Inc.
  5. Elliot Hospital for the City of Manchester
  6. Elliot Physicians Network
  7. Elliot Professional Services
  8. Mid-State Health Center
  9. Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
  10. Foundation Medical Partners
  11. Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
  12. Wentworth-Douglass Physician Corporation
ACO participants in joint ventures between ACO and professionals and hospitals
  1. No participants are involved in a joint venture between ACO professionals and hospitals
ACO Governing Body
  1. Dr. David Green, Ex-officio Member and Chair, CEO, ACO
  2. Ms. Beth Slepian, Voting Member, ACO Participant Concord Hospital
  3. Dr. Douglas Dreffer, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Concord Hospital
  4. Ms. Sharon Beaty, Non-voting Member, ACO Participant, Mid-State Health Center
  5. Dr. John Klunk, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Elliot Physicians Network
  6. Ms. Bridget Stewart, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Elliot Hospital for the City of Manchester
  7. Ms. Sue DeSocio, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
  8. Dr. Robert Dorf, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Foundation Medical Partners
  9. Mr. Peter Walcek, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Wentworth-Douglass Hospital
  10. Dr. Malcolm Rosenson, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Wentworth-Douglass Physician Corporation
  11. Mr. Ted Dudley, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Catholic Medical Center
  12. Dr. William Goodman, Voting Member, ACO Participant, Catholic Medical Center
  13. Mr. Stephen and Mrs. Jane Waters, Voting Members, Medicare Beneficiary Representative
  14. Mr. Ron Kita, Voting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative
Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership
  1. CEO: Dr. David Green
  2. Executive Director: Ms. Betsey Rhynhart
  3. Medical Director: Dr. William Goodman
  4. Compliance Official: Ms. Jessica Arvanitis
Associated Committees and Committee Leadership
  1. Compliance Committee: Ms. Jessica Arvanitis, Chair
  2. Delivery of Care Committee: Dr. William Goodman, Chair
  3. Finance Committee: Mr. Peter Walcek, Chair
Types of ACO participants or combinations of participants that formed the ACO
  1. Partnership or joint venture arrangment between hospital and ACO professionals
  2. Hospital employing ACO professionals
  3. Federally qualified Health Center (FQHC)

Shared Savings/Losses

ACO in third year of first agreement period

  1. Agreement period beginning July 1, 2012 - December 31, 2013, Performance Year 1: none
  2. Agreement period beginning 2012, Performance Year 2014; none
  3. Agreement period beginning 2013, Performance Year 2015; none

Payment Rule Waivers

NH Accountable Care Partners ACO does not utilize the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.

Quality Performance Results