ACO Name and Location

The Physicians Alliance LLC d/b/a Vytalize Health ACO
Previous Names: N/A
2 Hudson Place, Floor 6
Hoboken, NJ 07030

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Steven Greenspan
Primary Contact Phone Number (844) 570-1010
Primary Contact Email Address [email protected]

Organizational Information

ACO participants:

Practice Name Joint Venture
ALLIED HEALTHCARE PHYSICIAN PLLC No
ANAZIA MEDICAL, INC. No
ANNETTE RACANIELLO D O P C No
ANTOINE CHARLES No
ASHOK K. MEHTA MD, PC No
CHANDRA SHEKAR, PC No
CHARLES SIMONSON No
CHI SHUM No
CHIDAMBARANATHAN CHANDRASEKARAN No
CLAUDE MEEKS MEDICAL GROUP, LLC No
CMA FAMILY MEDICINE CLINIC No
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER OF RICHMOND INC. No
CORY CASHMAN No
D & F MEDICAL CONSULTING, LLC No
DARSHANI BUTALA No
DELACOTERA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION No
DENNIS G WALKER FAMILY CLINIC No
DHANSUKH PATEL M.D. PC No
DIFFINE FAMILY PRACTICE PLLC No
E & G HEALTHCARE, N.P. IN FAMILY HEALTH P.L.L.C. No
ERIC FARRON No
ETHERIDGE FAMILY MEDICINE, L.L.C. No
FAMILY MEDICINE OF MORRIS, L.L.C. No
FIRST CHOICE MEDICAL PLLC No
FRANK SCAFURI III DO PC No
GARDEN STATE HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATES LLC No
GEORGE GORICH No
GIRGIS FAMILY PRACTICE, LLC No
GREENVILLE FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER, INC. No
HOMETOWN FAMILY PRACTICE LLC No
HTAY WIN No
INDIANA EXCEPTIONAL MEDICAL CARE No
INTERNAL MEDICINE OF THROGGS NECK No
JANICE PRIME CARE MEDICAL PC No
JERRY CUNNINGHAM No
JOHN BEAMAN No
KAB AND JAY HEALTHCARE PLLC No
KALA MEDICAL CORP No
LARCHMONT FAMILY MEDICINE, PLLC No
LAWRENCE F. NESHIWAT M.D.P.C. No
LOAN T TRUONG MD INC No
MAGNOLIA CLINIC, INC. No
MASROOR MUNIM No
MICHAEL BENHURI MD PC No
MICHAEL L WEISS MD LTD No
MITUL R. PATEL M.D. P.C. No
MOHAMMAD HAFEEZ No
MOHAMMED K RASHID MD PC No
MOHAN ABRAHAM No
MOTLEY FAMILY MEDICAL PLLC No
MUHAMMAD NAEEM PHYSICIANS PC No
MUNTAZ MAJEED MEDICAL SERVICES PLLC No
NEW JERSEY MEDICAL AND HEALTH ASSOCIATES LLC No
PHILLIP TEAGUE No
R ZAKARIA PHYSICIAN PLLC No
RICARDO A ABRAHAM MDPA No
RICHMOND TOTAL MEDICAL, P.C. No
RITECARE MEDICAL OFFICE PC No
RT BOCK MD CONSULTANCY, LLC No
SEKHAR GOLLAPALLI MD PC No
SHADI SAYEGH No
SHAMA QURAISHI No
SOUTH SHORE MEDICAL CARE PC No
SOUTHAMPTON IMMEDIATE MEDICAL CARE PC No
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL OF NASHUA NH No
STUART WASSER No
THIBODEAUX MEDICAL CLINIC, LLC No
TRUSTCARE HEALTH, LLC No
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CARE, PC No
VESNA SOLHEIM MD PC No
VYTALIZE HEALTH No
VYTALIZE HEALTH MEDICAL 2 LLC No
WECARE MEDICAL ASSOCIATES LLC No
WESTCHESTER FAMILY MEDICAL PRACTICE PC No
WHITE PLAINS WALK-IN MEDICAL CARE PLLC No
YONKERS FAMILY PRACTICE, PC No
YOSHINOBU NAMIHIRA MD, PA No

ACO governing body: 2024

Member Member’s Voting Power –Expressed as a percentage or number Membership Type – ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Last Name First Name Title/Position
Stoll Ken Board Member 5% Other n/a
Torontow, MD, MPH John Chairman 5% Other n/a
Bayat, MD Hasan Board Member 5% Other n/a
Marmo George Board Member 5% Beneficiary Representative n/a
Alnajar Amer Board Member 20% ACO Participant Representative Vytalize Health Medical 2
Scafuri, DO Frank Board Member 20% ACO Participant Representative Scafuri & Associates
Solheim, MD Vesna Board Member 20% ACO Participant Provider Eastern Long Island Family Medicine PC
Hijazin, MD Eyad Board Member 20% ACO Participant Representative Allied Healthcare Physicians

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Faris Ghawi ACO Executive
Amer Alnajar, MD Medical Director
Derek Kang, Esq. Chief Compliance Officer
John Torontow, MD, MPH
Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Compliance Committee Derek Kang, Leader
Health Equity, Quality Management and Patient Care John Torontow, Leader
Finance Committee Kevin Murphy, Leader

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 2022: $0
    • Performance Year 2021: $4,841,977.90
    • Performance Year 2020:  $0
    • Performance Year 2019: $686,428.31

Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2022
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
    • Performance Year 2021
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 20%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 40%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%
    • Performance Year 2020
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
    • Performance Year 2019
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 20%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 40%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%

Quality Performance Results 2022

CMS Web Interface:

Measure Number Measure Name Your ACO Performance Rate* Current Year Mean Performance Rate (SSP ACOs)
1* Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control 23.11 10.71
134 Preventative Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan 37.85 76.97
236 Controlling High Blood Pressure 72.70 76.16
318 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 77.73 87.83
110 Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 68.24 77.34
226 Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 72.73 79.27
113 Colorectal Cancer Screening 54.04 75.32
112 Breast Cancer Screening 54.31 78.07
321 CAHPS for MIPS 70.05 69.88
479* Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups [1] 0.1511 0.1510
484* Clinician and Clinician Group Risk-standardized Hospital Admission Rates for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 32.99 30.97

 

Notes:

  • Quality IDs 370: Depression Remission at 12 months and 438: Statin Therapy for CVD are not included in public reporting due to limited benchmarking data
  • *Quality ID: 1, 479, and 484 – lower performance means better quality
  • For Previous Years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results, Please visit data.cms.gov

 

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