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ACO Name and Location

GulfCoast Accountable Care Network, LLC
Previous Legal Business Entity Name: Millennium ACO, LLC
6321 Daniels Parkway, Suite 201
Fort Myers, FL 33912

Primary Contact

Gale Pearce, Executive Director
E-mail: gpearce@gulfcoastacn.com
Phone: 844-524-4400

ACO Participants

  • NEIL SHECHTMAN MD PA
  • Daniel Bendetowicz Md Pa
  • SHAHLA MEDICAL ASSOCIATES PA
  • PHYSICIANS’ PRIMARY CARE OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, PL
  • GESIOTTO,HENRICKS,KORDONOWY,AND SIMMONS,MDS,PA
  • ROBERT G. ASHLEY, M.D., P.A.
  • SARADA PENUKONDA, MD
  • UNIVERSITY FAMILY HEALTHCARE PA
  • PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS OF GAINESVILLE, P.A.
  • MILLENNIUM HOME CARE LLC
  • FRED ROSS
  • NORTH FLORIDA INTERNAL MEDICINE PA
  • Florida Gulf Internal Medicine Pa
  • INTERNAL MEDICINE AND PEDIATRICS ASSOCIATESOF TALLAHASSEE INC

Joint Ventures:

  • No participants are involved in a joint venture between ACO professionals and hospitals.

GulfCoast Accountable Care Network Governing Body:

ACO ID:  A2765          
ACO Legal Entity Name: GulfCoast Accountable Care Network, LLC      
           
Member Last Name Member First Name Member Title/Position Member’s Voting Power
Enter number (#), or percentage (%) or “0” for non voting.
Membership Type
Enter ACO Participant Representative, Medicare Beneficiary Representative, Community Stakeholder Representative, or Other (If Other, enter description).
ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name
Enter the legal business name with whom the ACO Participant Representative is associated.  Enter “N/A” for Medicare Beneficiary and Community Stakeholder Representative or Other memberships.
Shechtman Neil Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative NEIL SHECHTMAN MD PA
Bendetowicz Daniel Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Daniel Bendetowicz Md Pa
Shala Amer Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative SHAHLA MEDICAL ASSOCIATES PA
Yankaskas Mary Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative PHYSICIANS’ PRIMARY CARE OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, PL
Simmons Rob Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative GESIOTTO,HENRICKS,KORDONOWY,AND SIMMONS,MDS,PA
Ashley Robert Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative ROBERT G. ASHLEY, M.D., P.A.
Penukonda Sarada Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative SARADA PENUKONDA, MD
Carson Brian Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative UNIVERSITY FAMILY HEALTHCARE PA
Ross Fred Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative FRED ROSS
Akey Angeli Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative NORTH FLORIDA INTERNAL MEDICINE PA
Chinnappan Britto Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Florida Gulf Internal Medicine Pa
Peacock Regina Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative INTERNAL MEDICINE AND PEDIATRICS ASSOCIATESOF TALLAHASSEE INC
Fox Brian Voting Member/Chair 1 ACO Participant Representative MILLENNIUM HOME CARE LLC
Peet Guert Voting Member/President 1 ACO Participant Representative MILLENNIUM HOME CARE LLC
Kearns Kevin Voting Member/Secretary/Treasurer 1 ACO Participant Representative MILLENNIUM HOME CARE LLC
Sanders Elizabeth Voting Member 1 ACO Participant Representative PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS OF GAINESVILLE, P.A.
Stephen Zellner Beneficiary 1 Medicare Beneficiary Representative  

Gulfcoast Accountable Care Network Committees and Key Leadership Personnel

Key Leadership
  • Gale Pearce, ACO Executive
  • Rick Waks, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
  • Todd Gannon, Chief Analytics Officer
  • Jeffrey Nelson, Chief Information Officer
  • Tina Tolliver, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Dana McCalley, Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer
ACO Participant Committee
  • Rob Simmons, M.D., Chairman
  • Dave Depree, M.D.
  • Staci VanWinkle, M.D.
Care Coordination Committee
  • Richard Kirley, M.D., Chairman
  • Paul Tritel, M.D.
Quality Oversight Committee
  • Holly Leppert, M.D., Chairman
  • Glen Tovar Dias, M.D.
  • Anna Shuster, D.O.

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

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

Shared Savings & Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2020, $3,447,459.35
    • Performance Year 2019A, $0
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $1,146,907.25
    • Performance Year 2018, $4,411,927
    • Performance Year 2017, $4,025,743
    • Performance Year 2016, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2020
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 30%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 30%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%
  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019A
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 30%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 30%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 30%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 30%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%
    • Performance Year 2018
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 30%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 30%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%
    • Performance Year 2017
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 30%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 30%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%
    • 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

Quality Performance Results

2020 Quality Performance Results:

Measure Number Measure Name Your ACO Performance Rate* Current Year Mean Performance Rate (SSP ACOs)
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information    
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate    
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider    
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists    
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education    
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making    
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status    
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources    
ACO-45 CAHPS: Courteous and Helpful Office Staff    
ACO-46 CAHPS: Care Coordination    
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.93 15.07
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 49.05 49.50
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91))    
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk
84.97
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
 
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention    
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan    
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening    
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening    
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease    
ACO-40 Depression Remission at Twelve Months
13.99
ACO-27 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control (>9%)
14.70
ACO-28 Controlling High Blood Pressure
72.87
ACO-43  Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 0.78 0.95

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

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “GulfCoast Accountable Care Network, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A2765 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 3-Day Rule Waiver:
    • Our ACO uses the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver, pursuant to 42 CFR § 425.612.