ACO Name and Location

Virginia Care Partners ACO LLC
901 E. Cary Street
Suite 2100
Richmond, VA 23219

ACO Primary Contact

Gerard Filicko
(804) 887-2151
Email Gerard Filicko

Organization Information

ACO Participants:

ACO Participants Participating in Joint Venture
Appomattox River Medical LLC N
Family Practice Associates of Chesterfield PC N
Family Practice Specialists of Richmond, PC N
Health Visions MD INC N
James River Internists, LLC N
June R. Tunstall MD PC N
Mechanicsville Medical Center Family Physicians P.L.L.C. N
Premier Healthcare Associates, Inc. N
Primary Care of West End, LLC N
Primary Health Group, Inc. N
Prime Care Family Practice, P.C. N
Retreat Internal Medicine LLC N
Richard L. Hunley M.D., P.C. N
VitalCare Family LLC N
Whole Health Physicians, PC N

ACO Governing Body:

Member Last Name Member First Name Member Title/Position Member's Voting Power (Expressed as a percentage or number) Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Siedlecki John MD/Chair 11.12% ACO Participant Family Practice Specialists of Richmond, PC
Shah Amar MD/Vice Chair 11.11% ACO Participant VitalCare Family LLC
Wysong Mark Secretary 11.11% Community Stakeholder Representative N/A
Brown Lesli MD 11.11% ACO Participant Prime Care Family Practice, PC
Clay John MD 11.11% ACO Participant Primary Health Group, Inc
Bush James MD 11.11% ACO Participant Appomattox River Medical LLC
Burijon Laura MD 11.11% ACO Participant Mechanicsville Medical Center Family Practice
Girton Tom N/A 11.11% Medicare Beneficiary N/A
Kaundal Rishika MD 11.11% ACO Participant Family Practice Associates of Chesterfield, PC

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership

ACO Executive: Gerard Filicko

Medical Director: Amar Shah, MD

Compliance Officer: Julie Long

Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Shari Kreuter Layburn

Associated Committees and Committee Leadership

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Board of Managers Committee John Siedlecki, MD – Chair
Membership Committee John Siedlecki, MD – Chair
Performance Committee Christopher Ogburn, MD – Chair
Quality Committee Open

Types of ACO Participants, or Combination of Participants, that formed the ACO:

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses:

  • Third Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2021, $ 2,695.265.60
  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2020, $3,369,7771.34
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $1,092,207.69

Shared Savings Distribution:

Third Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2021
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 12%
    • Proportion invested in redesign care processes/resources: 28%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO Participants: 60%

Second Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2020
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 12%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 28%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 60%

First Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2019
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 34%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 26%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%

Quality Performance Results

2021 Quality Performance Results:

ACO Quality Measure Number Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO 001 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control 9.62 12.46
ACO 236 Controlling High Blood Pressure 75.54 74.87
ACO 318 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 82.61 87.03
ACO 110 Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 81.88 80.52
ACO 226 Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 100.00 80.97
ACO 113 Colorectal Cancer Screening 71.22 73.63
ACO 112 Breast Cancer Screening 70.63 75.11
ACO 479 Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups 0.1625 0.1540
MCC1 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions for ACOs (MCC) 36.95 33.99

2021 CAHPS Survey Results

Measure ID Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
CAHPS-1 Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 80.58 84.67
CAHPS-2 How Well Providers Communicate 93.06 93.56
CAHPS-3 Patient’s Rating of Provider 90.91 92.19
CAHPS-5 Health Promotion and Education 59.47 61.61
CAHPS-6 Shared Decision Making 66.07 60.89
CAHPS-8 Care Coordination 86.96 85.66
CAHPS-9 Courteous and Helpful Office Staff 89.98 91.88
CAHPS-11 Stewardship of Patient Resources 26.04 24.71

Please note, the Quality ID #: 370 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low sample size.

For previous years’ financial and quality performance results, please visit the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services data page.