• Colorado Accountable Care

  • Centura Health redefines the way we deliver care.

    Centura Health has formed Colorado Accountable Care to participate in the Medicare Accountable Care Organization (ACO) program. Colorado Accountable Care consists of physicians and other health care providers who work together with Medicare to give you high-quality service and care at the right time in the right setting. Physicians work closely together and with other health care providers to coordinate care for Medicare Fee-for-Service beneficiaries who have traditional Medicare. Through Colorado AccountableCare we can:

    • Improve the health of our Medicare Fee-for-Service patients.
    • Increase patient satisfaction.
    • Lower health care costs for Medicare Fee-for-Service patients by proactively coordinating care.
    • Achieve healthier communities.

    Public reporting

    ACO Name and Location:
    Colorado Accountable Care, LLC
    Centura Health
    10333 E. Dry Creek Rd., Suite #100
    Englewood, CO 80112

    ACO Primary Contact:
    Renae Pemberton
    Phone: 303-804-8124

    Organizational Information:

    ACO Governing body

    Board Position ACO Participating Provider Practice / Position
    Stephen King Member
    No Medicare Beneficiary
    John Knight, DO Member
    Yes Loar and Heble, Prof.,
    Jeffrey Kulp, MD Board Chair Yes AgeWell Medical Associates
    Karyn Leible MD Member Yes Church Ranch Senior Health
    Steven Mays, MD Member Yes Porter Behavioral Health
    Patrick Miller, MD Member Yes Colorado Springs Internal Medicine
    Pam Nicholson Member No Chief Strategy Officer
    Renae Pemberton ACO Program Director; Non-Voting Member No Centura Health Director
    Bradley Reedy, DO Member Yes Front Range Family Medicine
    John T. White, DO
    Medical Director Yes Touchstone Health
    Clark Zimmerman, MD
    Member Yes Hilltop Family Physicians

    • Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership: 
      1. Program Director: Renae Pemberton
      2. Medical Director: Dr. John T. White
      3. ACO Quality Manager: Marty Schultz

    • Associated committees and committee leadership
      1. ACO Quality Committee: Marty Schultz, chair

    • Types of ACO participants, or combination of participants, that formed the ACO
      1. ACO professionals employed by a Health Care System  
      2. Network of individual practices of ACO Professionals

    Shared savings/losses:

    Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

    Agreement period beginning 2013, Performance Year(s) 2014, 2015: $0

    Shared Savings Distribution-$0

    Payment Rule Waivers
    No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.

    Quality Performance Results

    Public reporting

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