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
AJAY VERMA MEDICAL PC No
AL AFIYAH MEDICAL CARE PLLC No
ALLAN BEYDA No
ALLIED HEALTHCARE PHYSICIAN PLLC No
AMMIR RABADI PHYSICIAN, PC No
ANAZIA MEDICAL, INC. No
ANNETTE RACANIELLO D O P C No
ANTOINE CHARLES No
APPLEGARTH FAMILY MEDICINE PC No
ARISTOTELIS SAKELLARIDIS MD PC No
ASHOK K. MEHTA MD, PC No
AUSTIN SCHLECKER MD PC No
BALLARD WRIGHT, MD, PSC No
BAYPORT MEDICAL GROUP PC No
BAYSHORE MEDICAL CARE, P.C. No
BIENVILLE MEDICAL CLINIC PLLC No
BROOKHAVEN PHYSICIAN SERVICES, P. C. No
CARING DOCTORS MEDICAL CENTER No
CARL CASIMIR No
CENTRO MEDICO IBEROAMERICANO INC. No
CHARLES SIMONSON No
CHI IL LEE MD No
CHI SHUM No
CHIDAMBARANATHAN CHANDRASEKARAN No
CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT LLC No
CLAUDE MEEKS MEDICAL GROUP, LLC No
CMA FAMILY MEDICINE CLINIC No
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER OF RICHMOND INC. No
CORVALLIS FAMILY MEDICINE PC No
CORY CASHMAN No
D & F MEDICAL CONSULTING LLC No
DANA SALTZMAN No
DARSHANI BUTALA No
DEBRA A. GRAYSON, D.O., INC. No
DELACOTERA HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION No
DENNIS G WALKER FAMILY CLINIC No
DHANSUKH PATEL M.D. PC No
DIAMOND MEDICAL ASSOCIATES PC No
DIFFINE FAMILY PRACTICE PLLC No
DOMUS CARE SOLUTIONS No
E & G HEATHCARE, N.P. IN FAMILY HEALTH P.L.L.C.. No
EAST END GERIATRIC & ADULT MEDICINE PLLC No
EFRAT LAMANDRE No
EMIDIO PANTIG No
ERIC FARRON No
ETHERIDGE FAMILY MEDICINE, L.L.C. No
FAMILY CARE OF ACADIANA, LLC No
FAMILY MEDICAL PRACTICE OF LONG ISLAND PC No
FAMILY MEDICINE OF MORRIS L.L.C. No
FARIAS HEALTH, INC No
FILZAS MEDICAL CARE PC No
FIRST CHOICE MEDICAL PLLC No
FORME REHABILITATION, INC. No
FRANK SCAFURI III DO PC No
GARY R. HUSTON D.O., INC No
GEORGE GORICH No
GHAZANFAR W HAIDERY MD PC No
GIRGIS FAMILY PRACTICE, LLC No
GREENVILLE FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER, INC. No
H L KRUPADEV MD LLC No
H.P MEDICAL P.C No
HEEERS, PA No
HENRY CHIONUMA No
IBRAHIM SEKI No
INTEGRACARE LTD No
INTERNAL MEDICINE OF THROGGS NECK No
IRONBOUND MEDICAL ASSOCIATES LLC No
ISLAND MEDICAL CARE, PLLC No
JANICE PRIME CARE MEDICAL PC No
JERRY CUNNINGHAM No
JOHN BEAMAN No
JOHN GIAMPIETRO No
JONATHAN HERBST No
JORGE L. GARDYN, M.D., F.A.C.P., P.C. No
KROLL MEDICAL GROUP INC No
LARCHMONT FAMILY MEDICINE, PLLC No
LAWRENCE F. NESHIWAT M.D.P.C. No
LAWRENCE FAMILY MEDICAL PRACTICE, P.C. No
LELAND KENDRICK No
LORING MEDICAL PC No
LOUIS V SANGOSSE MD PA No
M M ZAMAN MD PLLC No
M SANDRA SCURRIA MD PA No
MAGNOLIA CLINIC, INC. No
MAHENDRA SHAH No
MARINA PODVAL MEDICAL PC No
MEDICAL GROUP OF ENGLEWOOD, INC No
MEHTA MEDICAL 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 CHAUDHRY No
MUHAMMAD NAEEM PHYSICIANS PC No
MUHAMMAD TAHIR MD PC No
MUNTAZ MAJEED MEDICAL SERVICES PLLC No
NAGESWARA RAO CHUNDURU No
NEENA GREWAL MD LLC No
NEHME ALKARRA MD PA No
NEW PROVIDENCE FAMILY PRACTICE CORPORATION No
NISHA JACKSON INC. No
NISSI DIABETES CARE NP-ADULT HEALTH PC No
NORTH OCEAN FAMILY MEDICINE No
NORTH OCEAN MEDICAL GROUP P.C. No
NORTH SHORE MEDICAL CARE, PC No
OAK TREE FAMILY PRACTICE, LLC No
OCEAN PHYSICIANS LLC No
OCEAN PRIMARY CARE LLC No
PANCARE MEDICAL PC No
PHILLIP TEAGUE No
PREMIER INTERNAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATES PC No
PUSHPINDER SINGH MEDICAL PRACTICE, PC No
QUALITY MEDICAL CLINIC, INC. No
R ZAKARIA PHYSICIAN PLLC No
RAKESH KUMAR No
RENEE HERNANDEZ No
RICARDO A ABRAHAM MDPA No
RICHMOND TOTAL MEDICAL, P.C. No
RITECARE MEDICAL OFFICE PC No
RIZWANULLAH HAMEED No
ROBERT E. SCULLY, MD,PC No
ROBERT ROCHE No
ROCKY POINT MEDICAL CARE, P.C. No
ROLANDO ROMAN No
SAFE MEDICAL CARE PLLC No
SAMUEL HS THE MD PA No
SAPNA SHAH FAMILY MEDICINE PC No
SCOTT ANZALONE No
SEAFORD FAMILY PRACTICE-INTERNAL MEDICINE PC No
SEKHAR GOLLAPALLI MD PC No
SHADI SAYEGH No
SHAMA QURAISHI No
SHEIKH MEDICAL CARE PLLC No
SHOBA MENON MD PC No
SOPHIA BOULUKOS No
SOUTH SHORE MEDICAL CARE PC No
SOUTHAMPTON IMMEDIATE MEDICAL CARE PC No
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL OF NASHUA NH No
STAT MEDICAL CARE PC No
STUART WASSER No
TESSIE T PAREDES PHYSICIAN PC No
THE CLARKDALE CLINIC LLC No
THIBODEAUX MEDICAL CLINIC, LLC No
THS MEDICAL CLINIC PA No
TRUSTCARE HEALTH, LLC No
ULTRASONICS DIAGNOSTICS LLC No
UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CARE, PC No
VIP 2U LTD No
VISITING SERVICES, LLC No
VLADIMIR GABAY No
VYTALIZE HEALTH No
VYTALIZE HEALTH MEDICAL 2 LLC No
WAHID MEDICAL PLLC No
WECARE MEDICAL ASSOCIATES LLC No
WEEKS FAMILY MEDICINE 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
YOUSSEF ALRAEI, M.D., P.C No

ACO governing body: 2023

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
Ghawi Faris ACO Executive 4% Other n/a
Torontow, MD, MPH John Board Member 4% Other n/a
Bayat, MD Hasan Board Member 4% Other n/a
Marmo George Board Member 5% Beneficiary Representative n/a
Alnajar Amer Board Member 25% ACO Participant Representative Vytalize Health Inc.
Elfenbein, DO Jeffrey Board Member 25% ACO Participant Representative Seaford Family Practice
Ng, MD Chris Board Member 4% Other Eastern Long Island Family Medicine PC
Guarino Michael Board Member 4% Other n/a
Hijazin, MD Eyad Board Member 25% 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 Sonya Fleming, 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 2021: $4,841,977.90
    • Performance Year 2020:  $0
    • Performance Year 2019: $686,428.31

Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • 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: 20%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources:40%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%
    • 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 2021

 

CMS Web Interface:

Measure Number Measure Name Your ACO Performance Rate* Current Year Mean Performance Rate (SSP ACOs)
001 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control2 13.57 12.46
236 Controlling High Blood Pressure 77.42 74.87
318 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 83.39 87.03
110 Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 82.89 80.52
226 Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 90.48 80.97
113 Colorectal Cancer Screening 72.55 73.63
112 Breast Cancer Screening 68.39 75.11
321 CAHPS for MIPS3 N/A N/A
479 Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups2 0.1554 0.1540
MCC1 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions for ACOs (MCC)2 35.11 33.99

 

Notes:

  • 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 data.cms.gov.

 

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