ACO Name and Location

Heritage Valley Healthcare Network ACO, LLC
1000 Dutch Ridge Road
Beaver, PA 15009


ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Craig Barr, Executive Director
Primary Contact Phone Number 724.773.4578
Primary Contact Email Address cbarr@hvhs.org

Organizational Information

ACO participants

ACO Participants Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
Amy D’Antonio, M.D., LLC No
Annmarie Ray (MDVIP) No
Beaver Valley Foot Clinic, P.C. No
Beaver Valley Pathology Associates, Ltd.. No
Brighton Radiology Associates, P.C. No
Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition No
Chris T. O’Donnell, M.D. PC No
College Hill Podiatry Inc. No
Daniel J. Nadler, M.D. PC No
ENT & Allergy Specialists of Western PA, P.C. No
Gerald M. Goltz, M.D. & Associates No
Greater Pittsburgh Orthopaedic Associates No
Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc. No
Heritage Valley OB/GYN No
Jeffrey T Molinaro DPM PC (Oakdale Foot and Ankle Center) No
Joseph J. Ciocca, MD, LLC No
Ophthalmology Associates of Osborne, Inc. No
Pain Diagnostics and Interventional Care, LLC No
Sewickley Eye Center, LTD No
Straka and McQuone, Inc. No
Teredesai, McCann, & Associates No
The Foot and Ankle Wellness Center of Western PA No
Tibor Ketzan, M.D. No
Valley Gastroenterology Associates No
Valley Medical Facilities, Inc. No

ACO Governing Body

Last Name First Name Title/Position Member’s Voting Power – Expressed as a percentage or number Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Jackson, MD Timothy Chairperson 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
Mitry Norman CEO 1 Other – parent organization Valley Medical Facilities, Inc.
Osten, MD Kathleen Medical Director 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
O’Donnell, MD Chris Secretary/Treasurer 1 ACO Participant Chris T. O’Donnell M.D., PC
Cratty, MD Michael Member 1 ACO Participant Valley Medical Facilities, Inc.
Perry, MD Stephanie Member 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
Wohar, MD John Member 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
Feldmeier, MD Curtis Member 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
Woodske, MD Matthew Member 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
Kim, MD Richard Member 1 ACO Participant Center for Digestive Health and Nutrition, Inc.
D’Auria, MD Stephen Member 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
Morgan, MD Christopher Member 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
Keitzer, MD Lauren Member 1 ACO Participant Valley Medical Facilities, Inc.
Hogan, MD Richard Member 1 ACO Participant Heritage Valley Multispecialty Group, Inc.
Belich, MD Stephen Member 1 Medicare Beneficiary Representative N/A
Barr Craig Executive Director 0 Other – parent organization Valley Medical Facilities, Inc. (Heritage Valley Health System)

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership

Craig Barr ACO Executive
Kathleen Osten, MD Medical Director
Victoria Alberti Compliance Officer
Kathleen Osten, MD Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated Committees and Committee Leadership

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Finance Committee Richard Kim, MD, Chairperson
Credentials Committee Curt Feldmeier, MD, Chairperson
Quality Assurance Committee Kathleen Osten, MD, Chairperson

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

  • Federally Qualitied Health Center (FQHC)
  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
  • Hospital employing ACO professionals
  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • First Agreement Period
    –    Performance Year 2021: $3,666,939
    –    Performance Year 2020: $2,322,000
    –    Performance Year 2019: $1,702,462
    –    Performance Year 2018: $1,287,971

Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2021
      –    Proportion invested in infrastructure: 8%
      –    Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 20%
      –    Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 72%
    • Performance Year 2020
      –    Proportion invested in infrastructure: 7%
      –    Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 20%
      –    Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 73%
    • Performance Year 2019
      –    Proportion invested in infrastructure: 6%
      –    Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 20%
      –    Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 74%
    • Performance Year 2018
      –   Proportion invested in infrastructure: 5%
      –   Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 20%
      –   Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 75%

Quality Performance Results

2021 Quality Performance Results: Quality performance results are based on CMS Web Interface

Measure # Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
001 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control2 11.46 12.46
134 Preventative Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan 78.88 74.38
236 Controlling High Blood Pressure 75.49 74.87
318 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 88.12 87.03
110 Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 82.67 80.52
226 Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 92.00 80.97
113 Colorectal Cancer Screening 78.71 73.63
112 Breast Cancer Screening 75.70 75.11
438 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 88.33 84.24
370 Depression Remission at Twelve Months 6.94 15.50
321 CAHPS for MIPS3 N/A N/A
479 Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups2 0.1517 0.1540
MCC1 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions for ACOs (MCC)2 39.20 33.99
CAHPS-1 Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 86.74 84.67
CAHPS-2 How Well Providers Communicate 93.40 93.56
CAHPS-3 Patient’s Rating of Provider 91.85 92.19
CAHPS-4 Access to Specialists 75.41 78.80
CAHPS-5 Health Promotion and Education 63.12 61.61
CAHPS-6 Shared Decision Making 65.48 60.89
CAHPS-7 Health Status and Functional Status 72.80 71.78
CAHPS-8 Care Coordination 85.30 85.66
CAHPS-9 Courteous and Helpful Office Staff 92.39 91.88
CAHPS-11 Stewardship of Patient Resources 26.01 24.71

[1] For PY 2021, measures #134, #438, and #370 do not have CMS Web Interface benchmarks and are not scored as a result.
[2] A lower performance rate corresponds to higher quality.
[3] CAHPS for MIPS is a composite measure, so numerator, denominator, and performance rate values are not applicable (N/A).

For Previous Years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results, please visit data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

Waiver for Payment for Telehealth Services:
Our ACO clinicians provide telehealth services using the flexibilities under 42 CFR §425.612(f) and 42 CFR §425.613.

Corporate Compliance Hotline: In cooperation with HVHS, HVHN ACO is utilizing the HVHS Hotline, to which all HVHN ACO Personnel can anonymously report any corporate compliance concerns, issues or potential violations of the CCP requirements.  The Hotline number is 724-773-3473.  All reports will be handled per HVHS established policies and procedures.

HVHN ACO Personnel may at any time report directly to the HVHN ACO CCO.  The CCO can be reached through e-mail at valberti@hvhs.org or by calling 412-749-7652.