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Pioneer ACO Quality Outcomes

Atrius Health Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Performance

Each of the organizations that was competitively selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to participate in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is required to demonstrate it has met the quality standards each year it participates. Each specific outcome can be seen in the table below: 

Measure Name Atrius Health 2015 Mean Performance Rate (SSP-ACOs)
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Doctors Communicate   94.47%
ACO-3  CAHPS: Patients' Rating of Provider
ACO-4  CAHPS: Access to Specialists
83.40%  83.87%
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education  64.27%   61.74%
ACO-6  CAHPS: Shared Decision Making
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status   73.59%
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources   20.37%
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission (lower scores are better)  15.59%   15.41%
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Measure (SNFRM)* Readmission (lower scores are better)  18.93%  18.94%
ACO-36  All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes (lower scores are better)
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure (lower scores are better)  87.53%   82.55%
ACO-38  All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions (lower scores are better)
70.31%   66.32%
ACO-9  Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Admissions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma in Older Adults (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #5)
1.38%  1.15%
Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Admissions: Heart Failure (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #8)
(lower scores are better)
ACO-11  Percent of Primary Care Physicians who Successfully Meet Meaningful Use Requirements
96.69%   81.78%
ACO-39 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record   70.54%
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk  95.56%   62.71%
ACO-14 Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization   84.26%
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults   92.45%
ACO-16  Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-up
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention  98.68%   92.04%
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan   94.37%
ACO-19  Colorectal Cancer Screening
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening   94.75%
ACO-21 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented  80.00%   72.03%
ACO-40  Depression Remission at Twelve Months
Diabetes Composite   Diabetes Composite (All or Nothing Scoring)   88.51%
ACO-27  Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control (lower scores are better)
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam  94.59%  50.45%
ACO-28 Hypertension: Controlling High Blood Pressure   81.16%
ACO-30  Ischemic Vascular Disease: Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic
ACO-31 Heart Failure: Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)   91.84%
ACO-33 Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy - for patients with CAD and Diabetes or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF<40%)   86.01%

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