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UW Health ACO Governance

ACO Name and Location

 

UW Health ACO
P.O. Box 620993
Middleton, WI 53562-0993
 

ACO Primary Contact
 

Jonathan Jaffery, MD
President and CEO, UW Health ACO

Email: uwhealthaco@uwhealth.org
Phone: (608) 821-4998
 

Composition of UW Health ACO 

 

Partnership between University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation and University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

 

UW Health ACO Participants

UW Health ACO Board of Directors

  • Robert Golden, MD, Dean, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Jeff Grossman, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
  • Jonathan Jaffery, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer/Medical Director, UW Health ACO, Chief Population Health Officer, UW Health
  • Ron Sliwinski, President and Chief Executive Officer, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
  • David Kindig, MD, Medicare Beneficiary
  • Ken Mount, Senior Associate Dean for Finance, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

UW Health ACO Committees and Key Leadership Personnel

 

UW Health ACO Executive Committee

  • Jonathan Jaffery, MD, Chief Population Health Officer, UW Health
  • Stephanie Berkson, Vice President Population Health, UW Health
  • Terry Bolz, Chief Executive Officer, Unity
  • Pete Christman, Chief Operating Officer, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
  • Mike Dallman, Chief Executive Officer, University Health Care
  • Kelly Wilson, General Counsel, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
  • Jocelyn Dewitt, Chief Information Officer, UW Health
  • Bob Flannery, Chief Financial Officer, University of Wisconsin Medical Foundation
  • Chris Green, MD, Vice President Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
  • Beth Houlahan, RN, Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
  • Sue Sanford-Ring, Vice President Quality & Patient Safety, UW Health
  • Peter Newcomer, MD, Chief Ambulatory Medical Officer, UW Health
  • Maureen Smith, MD, Health Innovation Program, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Umberto Tachinardi, MD, Chief Knowledge Officer, UW Health
  • Lori Hauschild, Vice President Primary Care, UW Health

Aggregate Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

 

  • Performance Year 1: $0
  • Performance Year 2: TBD
  • Performance Year 3: TBD

How Shared Savings Are Distributed

Reinvest back into care coordination activities. Remaining are distributed back to the participant organizations.

 

Quality Performance Results

 

2013 Performance Summary Statistics

 

Performance Measure UW Health ACO Performance Rate Mean Performance Rate for All ACOs

Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmissions (ACO-8)
Lower scores for this measure indicate better performance

13.51 14.89
ASC Admissions: COPD or Asthma in Older Adults (ACO-9)
Lower scores for this measure indicate better performance
0.73 1.17
ASC Admission: Heart Failure (ACO-10)
Lower scores for this measure indicate better performance
0.97 1.21

Percent of Primary Care Providers who Qualified for EHR Incentive Payment (ACO-11)
Higher scores for this measure indicate better performance

87.69% 65.03%

 

 

More information on how to interpret scores on the above quality performance measures (pdf)

 

UW Health ACO Compliance Reporting

 

Please submit concerns to: 

Dan Brzozowski, Compliance Officer, UW Health ACO, Inc.
301 S Westfield Rd. Suite 320
Madison, WI 53717
ACOCompliance@uwhealth.org

 

Anonymous UW Health ACO Reporting Hotline

(8am–5pm Central Monday-Friday)

(608) 821-4130 (local)
(888) 225-8282 (toll free)

 

For More Information About ACOs

 

To find out more about Medicare ACOs, please contact UW Health Patient Resources at 1-800-552-4255. You can also visit the ACO section of medicare.gov or call 1-800-MEDICARE and tell the operator you are asking about ACOs (TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048).