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UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network

ACO Details

ACO Service Area(s):  TX 

UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network

5323 Harry Hines BlvdDallasTexas 75390 

Executive Contact

Danny Irland
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Public Contact

Danny Irland
(214) 645-0302
danny.irland@utsouthwestern.edu
Overview

UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network was started in January 2014. In its first year, this organization spent $11,239 on average for each of its 18,964 beneficiaries (including beneficiaries only in the ACO for a partial year). By comparison, in its benchmark year, it spent $11,556 per beneficiary, a difference of $317. The ACO successfully reported, having earned its participants $2,945,035 of the $6,010,275 saved for Medicare.

This is a Track 1 Shared Savings ACO which means it has accepted only upside with no downside risk in exchange for a smaller maximum shared savings rate.

ACOs can request early payments to help finance the startup costs of the ACO. This ACO did not accept any advanced payments.

2014 Performance

Earned Savings

$2,945,035

Cost Reduction

2.7%

Quality Points

48.05 of 581

Medicare Shared Savings Program Quality Measures
All 33 measures must be reported to CMS but not all are used to calculate the performance.
More Information
DescriptionMeasuresPercentile
Patient/Caregiver Experience
 Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information ACO-1 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

80-90th
 How Well Your Doctors Communicate ACO-2 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
 Patients' Rating of Doctor ACO-3 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
 Access to Specialists ACO-4 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

80-90th
 Health Promotion and Education ACO-5 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
 Shared Decision Making ACO-6 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

70-80th
 Health Status/Functional Status ACO-7 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
Care Coordination/Patient Safety
 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmissions ACO-8 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
 ASC Admissions: COPD or Asthma in Older Adults ACO-9 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

60-70th
 ASC Admission: Heart Failure ACO-10 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

30-40th
 Percent of PCPs who Qualified for EHR Incentive Payment ACO-11 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

80-90th
 Medication Reconciliation ACO-12 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
 Falls: Screening for Fall Risk ACO-13 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

80-90th
Preventive Health
 Influenza Immunization ACO-14 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

50-60th
 Pneumococcal Vaccination ACO-15 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

60-70th
 Adult Weight Screening and Follow-up ACO-16 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

60-70th
 Tobacco Use Assessment and Cessation Intervention ACO-17 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
 Depression Screening ACO-18 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

70-80th
 Colorectal Cancer Screening ACO-19 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

60-70th
 Mammography Screening ACO-20 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

50-60th
 Proportion of Adults who had blood pressure screened in past 2 years ACO-21 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

60-70th
At-Risk Population Diabetes
 Patients who meet all the following measures
Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) (<100 mg/dL), Aspirin Use, Hemoglobin A1c Control (HbA1c) (<8 percent), Blood Pressure (BP) < 140/90, Tobacco Non Use
ACO-23 ACO-26 ACO-22 ACO-24 ACO-25 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

50-60th
 Percent of beneficiaries with diabetes whose HbA1c in poor control (>9 percent) ACO-27 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

70-80th
At-Risk Population Hypertension
 Percent of beneficiaries with hypertension whose BP < 140/90 ACO-28 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

30-40th
At-Risk Population IVD
 Percent of beneficiaries with IVD with complete lipid profile and LDL control < 100mg/dl ACO-29 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

70-80th
 Percent of beneficiaries with IVD who use Aspirin or other antithrombotic ACO-30 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

70-80th
At-Risk Population HF
 Beta-Blocker Therapy for LVSD ACO-31 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
At-Risk Population CAD
 Patients who meet all the following measures
Drug Therapy for Lowering LDL Cholesterol, ACE Inhibitor or ARB Therapy for Patients with CAD and Diabetes and/or LVSD
ACO-32 ACO-33 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Above 90th
Participants
Chrisette Dharmagunaratne M.D.
Simon S Tan Pa
Lawrence B Mcnally
The University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Rafael Canadas MD PA
Relda J. Setliff, M.D., P.A.
John Pang DO
Topcare Medical, P.A.
J Gabrielle P Patterson Pa
Infinity Womens Healthcare
Lisa Medwedeff Pa
Denise Cantu Bannister Pa
Healthcare Associates of Irving, LLP
Amina R. Allaudin, M.D., P.A.
Texas Health Physicians Group
Dallas Women''s Healthcare Specialists, P.L.L.C.
Willow Bend Family Medicine, P.A.
Z & Z Medical Associates, P.A.
John S. Webb, M.D., P.A.
Coppell Associates in Family Medicine, P.A.
Jeffrey C Komenda Pa
Kelly L Wimberly Pa
Adam S. Miner, M.D., P.A.
Texas Family Healthcare,P.A.
Priti B. Vyas, M.D., P.A.
Thomas J Purgason Pa
Michael L. McCullough M.D., P.A.
Bedford Internal Medicine Clinic
Ronald N. Skufca, D.O. P.A.
Johnny Lee Henry MD PA
Yan Li, M.D. PhD., P.A.
Chong Liu
Coppell Adult Medicine Specialist
Jianhuan Meng
Precision Family Medicine Pa
Humberto Lopez
Ray E Rollins
Ricardo Diaz MD
Rahele Lameh, M.D.
Plano Supreme Primary Care Inc
Juan Miguel Herrera
David Pillow, M.D.
Addison Internal Medicine, P.A.
Yili Wang
Jose F De Leon
Steven M Pounders
Fairway Family Medicineprimary Care
Rosemary Bates
Klair Medicose, PLLC
Raymond S. Khouw MD
Nguyen Family Medicine, P.A.
Boppana Primary Care Clinic Pa
Joseph Meacham
Shalini Katikaneni Pa
Jinsong Zhang
Family Medicine Of Texas Pa
Dana Huyen My Dinh, M.D., P.A.
Hsu & Hsu Internal Medicine Associates, Pa
Your Medical Home, P.A.
Lake Arlington Family Medicine, P.A.
Casey Nguyen, M.D., P.A.
Arminda Perez, M.D.
Sapna Jaiswal Pa
Karana R. Fairley M.D., P.A.
Wei Gao Pa
Jennifer Aldrich Pa
Palaniappan Arumugham
E S Romanelli Pa