Medicare Shared Savings Plan Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

ACO Name and Location

Northeast Georgia Health Partners, LLC
465 EE Butler Parkway
Gainesville, Georgia 30501

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name: Wanda Katich
Primary Contact Phone Number: 770 219 9779
Primary Contact Email Address: Wanda.Katich@nghs.com

 

MSSP-ACO Participants

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
Heart Center LLC N
Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc. N
Northeast Georgia Physicians Group Inc N
The Longstreet Clinic, PC N
NGMC Barrow LLC N

 

ACO Governing Body

Member
Last Name First Name Title/Position Member’s Voting Power Membership Type ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Adams Jimmy President 0 Community Stakeholder Representative N/A
Burrell Carol Member 0 ACO Participant Representative Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc.
Callahan, MD Michael Member 0 Other N/A
Evans Tim Member 0 Community Stakeholder Representative N/A
Ferguson John Voting Member 1 Medicare Beneficairy Representative N/A
Graybeal, MD Casey Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Northeast Georgia Physician Group, Inc.
Green, MD Andrew Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Northeast Georgia Physician Group, Inc.
Ivester Denise Member 0 Community Stakeholder Representative N/A
Johnston Tom Member 0 Community Stakeholder Representative N/A
Langston William Voting Member 1 Medicare Beneficary Representative N/A
LoCicero, MD Ricky Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative The Longstreet Clinic, PC
McNeilly Steven Secretary 0 ACO Participant Representative Northeast Georgia Health Partners, LLC
Moats Bill Member 0 Community Stakeholder Representative N/A
Patel, MD Kashyap Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Heart Center, LLC
Patterson Doug Member 0 Community Stakeholder Representative N/A
Steines Brian Treasurer 1 ACO Participant Representative Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc.
Terry, MD Jeff Member 0 Other N/A
Wagner, MD Christy Chairperson 1 ACO Participant Representative Northeast Georgia Physician Group, Inc.
Webber Debbie Member 0 ACO Participant Representative Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Inc.

 

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership

Steven McNeilly ACO Executive
Monica Newton Medical Director
Steve Kelly Compliance Officer
Tammi Gunter Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

 

Associated committees and committee leadership

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Northeast Georgia Health Partners Board Christy Wagner, MD, Chairperson
HP2 Management Committee Ricky LoCicero, MD, Chairperson
HP2 Clinical Operations and Integration (COI) Task Force Committee Monica Newton, MD, Chairperson
HP2 Finance and Contracting Task Force Committee Mimi Collins, Chairperson
HP2 Technology Advisory Group Alan Wills, Executive Director of HealtheConnection

 

Types of MSSP-ACO participants, or combinations of participants,
that formed the ACO

  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

 

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • N/A

Shared Savings Distribution

  • N/A

 

Quality Performance Results

Our MSSP-ACO did not participate in the Shared Savings Program in the previous performance year, therefore this section is not applicable at this time.

 

Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our MSSP-ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.