Redwood Community Health Coalition, Santa Rosa Community Health Centers, West County Health Centers and Petaluma Health Center formed the Redwood Community Care Organization LLC, (RCCO) in 2012. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) accepted RCCO as a Medicare ACO through the Shared Savings Program beginning January 1, 2014. The RCCO ACO is implemented in collaboration with Alliance Medical Center and Ole Health.  Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) were created under the Affordable Care Act to help doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers to facilitate coordination and cooperation among providers to improve the quality of care for Medicare Fee-For-Service (FFS) beneficiaries and reduce unnecessary costs.  For more information please contact Claire Cain or click on the logo below to visit the RCCO website.

Redwood Community Care Organization, LLC, was formed in 2012 and accepted into the Medicare Shared Savings Program for Accountable Care Organizations as of January 2014.  RCCO is located in Sonoma, Marin and Napa Counties.

ACO Name and Location

Redwood Community Care Organization, LLC
1310 Redwood Way
Suite 135
Petaluma, California 94954

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Claire Cain
Primary Contact Phone Number 707-285-2962
Primary Contact Email Address ccain@rchc.net

Organizational Information

ACO participants:

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
Ole Health N
West County Health Centers, Inc. N
Santa Rosa Community Health Centers N
Petaluma Health Center Inc N
Alliance Medical Center N

 

ACO governing body:

Member Member’s Voting Power Membership Type ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Last Name First Name Title/Position
Szecsey Mary Executive Director, West County Health Centers .20 Voting Member West County Health Centers, Inc.
Fuchs Naomi CEO, Santa Rosa Community Health .20 Voting Member Santa Rosa Community Health Centers
Ward Lisa CMO, Santa Rosa Community Health .20 Voting Member Santa Rosa Community Health Centers
Cunningham Jason Medical Director, West County Health Centers .20 Voting Member West County Health Centers, Inc.
Foley Virginia Medicare Beneficiary Representative .20 Voting Member N/A

 Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Mary Szecsey ACO Executive
Jason Cunningham Medical Director
Lori Hack Compliance Officer
Jason Cunningham Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

 Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
ACO Compliance Committee Lori Hack, Chair
Finance Committee Mary Szecsey and Harold Brockman, Co-Chairs
Data Quality & Clinical Interventions Workgroup Jason Cunningham, Chair
   

 Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO:

  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2017, $0
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2016, $0
    • Performance Year 2015, $0
    • Performance Year 2014, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Second Agreement Period
    • 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: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
    • Performance Year 2015
      • 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 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

2017 Quality Performance Results:

ACO# Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 73.32 80.6
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 90.94 93.13
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 92.20 92.31
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 78.28 83.32
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 64.57 62.30
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 76.79 75.85
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 71.02 73.05
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 25.75 25.68
ACO-8 Risk-Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.77 15.01
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-Day All-Cause Readmission Measure (SNFRM) 17.64 18.46
ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes 50.60 53.95
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 88.77 79.16
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 58.29 61.74
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91) 1.77 1.93
ACO-11 Use of Certified EHR Technology 100.00 98.48
ACO-12 Medication Reconciliation N/A 75.32
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 32.95 74.38
ACO-44 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 62.90 67.32
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 45.14 72.52
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 76.18 72.92
ACO-16 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow Up 66.17 70.69
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 89.67 90.48
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 64.90 61.98
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 48.28 64,58
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 61.44 70.05
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 82.05 79.89
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 23.16 16.74
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam 48.07 50.37
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 67.91 71.47
ACO-30 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 87.36 86.86

Please note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low samples.

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Redwood Community Care Organization, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A50496 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

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