ACO name and location

Virginia Care Partners ACO LLC
901 E. Cary Street
Suite 2100
Richmond, VA 22319

ACO primary contact

Primary Contact Name Gerard Filicko

Primary Contact Phone Number (804) 887-2140

Primary Contact Email Address network@virginiacarepartners.com

Organizational information

ACO participants:

Note: none of the following are an ACO Participant in Joint Venture

  • Primary Care of West End LLC
  • Retreat Internal Medicine LLC
  • Appomattox River Medical LLC
  • Premier Healthcare Associates, Inc.
  • Partner MD PC
  • Family Practice Associates of Chesterfield PC
  • June R. Tunstall MD PC
  • Prime Care Family Practice, PC
  • Primary Health Group Inc
  • Richard L. Hunley MD PC
  • Family Practice Specialists of Richmond PC
  • Kishor S Dabhi MD PC
  • James River Internists LLC
  • Healthvisions MD Inc.
  • Vitalcare Family LLC
  • Whole Health Physicians PC

ACO governing body:

Member NameMember PositionMember's Voting Power (Expressed as a percentage or number)Membership TypeACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
John Siedlecki MD/Chair 1 ACO participant Family Practice Specialists of Richmond, PC
Amar Shah MD/Vice Chair 1 ACO Participant Vitalcare Family LLC
Mark Wysong Secretary 1 Community Stakeholder Representative HCA Healthcare
Suzanne Bergamo n/a 1 ACO Participant Primary Health Group, Inc
James Bush MD 1 ACO Participant Appomattox River Medical LLC
James Mumper MD 1 ACO Participant Partner MD PC
Kishor Dabhi MD 1 ACO Participant Kishor S Dabhi MD PC
Tom Girton n/a 1 Medicare beneficiary representative n/a
Rishika Kaundal MD 1 ACO Participant Family Practice Associates of Chesterfield PC

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Gerard Filicko - ACO Executive

Amar Shah - Medical Director

Julie Long - Compliance Officer

Danielle Sistrunk - Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Board of Managers Committee - John Siedlecki, MD - Chair

Membership Committee - Glenn Geissel - Chair

Performance Committee - James Bush, MD - Chair

Quality Committee - Kishor Dabhi, MD - Chair

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

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

Shared savings and losses

Amount of shared savings/losses

    • First Agreement Period
      • Performance Year 2019; $5,461,038

Shared savings distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: TBD
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 25%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: TBD

Quality performance results

2019 quality performance results:

ACO #Measure NameRateACO Mean
ACO # Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 86.16 85.86
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 93.87 94.11
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 92.67 92.69
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 81.31 81.54
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 55.00 60.44
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 60.76 62.78
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 74.65 73.79
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 22.80 26.17
ACO-45 CAHPS: Courteous and Helpful Office Staff 93.39 92.84
ACO-46 CAHPS: Care Coordination 86.60 86.89
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 14.66 14.86
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 59.10 58.15
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 1.52 1.87
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 80.72 84.04
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 87.34 74.77
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 96.15 78.04
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan 60.32 70.40
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 78.59 70.76
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 82.40 73.84
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 80.09 82.17
ACO-27 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control (>9%) 9.07 13.88
ACO-28 Controlling High Blood Pressure 77.08 75.04

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

Find previous years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results.

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.