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ACO Name and Location
Northwest Florida Health Partners, LLC
5151 N. Ninth Avenue
Pensacola, FL 32504

ACO Primary Contact
Laura Behr
850-475-4520
lwbehr@ascension.org

Organizational Information
ACO Participants

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf N
Mississippi Providence Healthcare Services Inc. N
Alabama Providence Healthcare Services N
Sacred Heart Hospital of Pensacola N
Sacred Heart Hospital on the Emerald Coast N
Sacred Heart Medical Group  N

ACO Governing Body

Member Member's Voting Power - Expressed as a percentage or number Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Last Name First Name Title/Position
Redmon Dr. Estrellita Chairperson 1 ACO Participant Sacred Heart Medical Group
Baroco Dr. Paul Voting Member 1 Medicare Beneficiary Representative  
Cornejo Susan Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola
Hallford Dr. Emilie Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Alabama Providence Healthcare Services
Bixler Dr. Rachel Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Sacred Heart Medical Group

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership

  • ACO Executive – Laura Behr
  • Medical Director – Dr. Estrellita Redmon
  • Compliance Officer – Rebecca Lovelace
  • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer - Dr. Rachel Bixler

ACO Committees and Committee Leadership

  • Quality/Care Coordination – Dr. Rachel Bixler, Chair
  • Patient Safety  – Dr. Estrellita Redmon, Chair
  • Beneficiary Engagement – Melissa Hatch, Chair
  • Finance – Susan Cornejo, Chair

Types of ACO Participants, or Combinations of Participants, that Formed the ACO

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

Shared Savings and Losses
Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Third Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2021: $2,870,185
    • Performance Year 2020, $0
  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $0
    • Performance Year 2018, $0
    • Performance Year 2017, $0
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2016, $3,371,438
    • Performance Year 2015, $3,562,750
    • Performance Year 2014, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Third Agreement Period

    • Performance Year 2021

      • Proportion invested in infrastructure:25%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 25%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 50%

    • Performance Year 2020

      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

  • Second Agreement Period

    • Performance Year 2019

      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

    • Performance Year 2018

      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

    • Performance Year 2017
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2016
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 25%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 25%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 50%
    • Performance Year 2015
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 25%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 25%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 50%
    • Performance Year 2014
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Quality Performance Results

  • See 2021 Quality Performance Results Table here.
  • See 2020 Quality Performance Results Table here.
  • See 2019 Quality Performance Results Table here.
  • See 2018 Quality Performance Results Table here.
  • See 2017 Quality Performance Results Table here.
  • See 2016 Quality Performance Results Table here.
  • See 2015 Quality Performance Results Table here.
  • See 2012-2014 Quality Performance Results Table here.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • None

Fraud and Abuse Waivers

View our waiver disclosures, updated April 2020.

 


 
 
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