Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

Concord Hospital Inc., ACO is a joint venture between three hospitals and ACO professionals. It's a not-for-profit organization based in Concord, NH and founded in 2021. The ACO consists of more than 648 healthcare providers employed by Concord Hospital, Inc., Concord Hospital - Laconia and Concord Hospital - Franklin, who coordinate the health care of more than 11,173 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 key community partners to include Riverbend Community Mental Health, Granite Visiting Nurses Association, Lakes Region Community Mental Health and Health First Family Care Center. 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, Concord Hospital ACO provides its beneficiaries with high-quality care while reducing growth in Medicare expenditures.

Contact Information

Concord Hospital ACO, LLC
250 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301

Primary Contact Name: Betsey Rhynhart, ACO Executive Director
Concord Hospital
Primary Contact Email: brhynhar@crhc.org
Primary Contact Phone Number: (603) 227-7000, ext. 7267

For general questions or additional information about Accountable Care Organizations, visit www.medicare.gov/acos.html or call (800) MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227), TTY users call (877) 486-2048.

Organizational Information

ACO Participants
Concord Hospital
Concord Hospital - Laconia
Concord Hospital - Franklin
Last Name
Member First Name
Title/Position
Member's Voting Power Expressed – as a Percentage or Number
Membership Type 
ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Rhynhart Betsey ACO Executive Director 1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital, Inc.
Fore Christopher ACO CEO and Quality Officer 1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital, Inc.
McLeod Michael ACO Medical Director 1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital, Inc.
Donovan Kevin Chief Administrative Officer  1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital - Laconia
Clark Paul Regional Medical Director 1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital, Inc.
Hicks Allyson Vice President Finance 1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital, Inc.
Thorne James Vice President Operation 1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital, Inc.
Sheff Eric Primary Care Administrative Director 1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital, Inc.
Dolan Katherine Senior Data Analyst 1 ACO Participant Representative Concord Hospital, Inc.
Welford Don Medicare Beneficiary 1 Medicare Beneficiary N/A
Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership
  1. CEO and Quality Officer: Christopher Fore, MD
  2. Executive Director: Betsey Rhynhart
  3. Medical Director: Michael McLeod, DO
  4. Compliance Official: Kimberly Mark
Types of ACO participants or combinations of participants that formed the ACO
  1. Partnership or joint venture arrangement between hospital and ACO professionals
  2. Hospital employing ACO professionals
  3. Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  4. Critical access hospital
  5. Rural health center

Shared Savings & Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

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    Shared Savings Distribution

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