KCMPA-ACO

ACO Name and Location:

KCMPA-ACO, LLC
5501 NW 62nd Terrace, Suite 100
Kansas City, MO  64151

ACO Primary Contact:

Jill Watson, MBA, CAE
jill.watson@kcmetrophysicians.com
816-456-7924

Organizational Information

  • ACO Participants

KCMPA-ACO, LLC and North Kansas City Hospital have entered into an ACO Funding Agreement dated January 7, 2016, pursuant to which North Kansas City Hospital provides funding to the ACO to support the ACO’s infrastructure and operations.  KCMPA-ACO, LLC and North Kansas City Hospital have structured this arrangement so as to comply with the ACO Participation Waiver set forth in the Medicare Program; Final Waivers in Connection with the Shared Savings Program; Final Rule as published by CMS and the Office of Inspector General, HHS, on October 29, 2015, as may be revised from time-to-time, and waiver protection for this arrangement is sought by the parties.

  • ACO Governing Body

    1. Dr. Jerad Widman, Voting Member and Chair, ACO Participant, Spring Hill Family Medicine
    2. Dr. Gary Carter, Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, North Kansas City Hospital
    3. Mr. Mark Flaherty, Medicare Beneficiary Representative
    4. Dr. Samual Caughron, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier, MAWD Pathology
    5. Dr. Joseph Eisenach, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier, Consultants in Gastroenterology
    6. Dr. Henry Kanarek, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier, Henry J. Kanarek, MD, PA
    7. Mrs. Jennifer Kozinn, JD, Voting Member, ACO Participant, North Kansas City Hospital
  • Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership

    1. ACO Executive: Jill Watson, MBA, CAE
    2. Medical Director:  Dr. Jerad Widman
    3. Compliance Official:  Jennifer Kozinn, JD
    4. Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer:  Dr. Nathan Granger
  • Associated Committee and Committee Leadership

    1. Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee:  Dr. Nathan Granger, Chair
    2. Compliance Committee:  Jennifer Kozinn, JD, Chair
    3. IT Committee:  Dr. Scott Kuennen, Chair
  • Types of ACO Participants or Combinations of Participants That Formed the ACO

    1. A network of individual practices of ACO professionals.

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses:

  • Agreement period beginning 2013, Performance Year 1:  $0
  • Agreement period beginning 2014, Performance year 2:  $0
  • Agreement period beginning 2015, Performance year 3:  $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Agreement period beginning 2013, Performance Year 1:  $0
  • Agreement period beginning 2014, Performance year 2:  $0
  • Agreement period beginning 2015, Performance year 3:  $0

Payment Rule Waivers

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

Quality Performance Results

2015 Quality Performance Results Table

2015 ACO Quality Perf Rept A1653-WEBSITE

2012 -2014 Quality Performance Results Table

2013-2014 ACO Qual Perf Rept A1653-WEBSITE