Mercy Cedar Rapids and University of Iowa Health Care

About the ACO

ACO Name and Mailing Location

University of Iowa Affiliated Health Providers, L.C.
d/b/a: Mercy-CR/UI Health Care Accountable Care Organization
1337 John Colloton Pavilion
Iowa City, IA 52242

ACO Primary Contact

Phone:
877-844-2266 (toll free)
319-384-6220 (local)
Email: questions@uimercyaco.org

ACO Administrator:
Christine Miller
Email: christine-a-miller@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-384-4503

Composition of ACO

The ACO is comprised of a joint venture arrangement between University of Iowa Health System and MercyCare Service Corporation. The ACO participants are listed below.

ACO Participants

ACO Governing Body

ACO Committees and Key Leadership Personnel

 

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Aggregate Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

Distribution of Shared Savings

Any savings received are first applied to ACO operating expenses. These expenses include care coordination personnel to assist patients with their care. During the initial years of ACO participation, it is not anticipated that the ACO should have a surplus after applying any received shared savings to expenses. However, should there be any shared savings remaining after expenses, it will be distributed in the following ways:

Quality Performance Results

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For more information on how to interpret scores on the above quality performance measures, see http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/sharedsavingsprogram/Downloads/MSSP-QM-Benchmarks.pdf.