Public Reporting

ACO Name and Location

North Georgia HealthCare Partnership, Inc. (d/b/a Live Oak Care)
2866 Johnson Ferry Road
Suite 200
Marietta, Georgia 30062

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Pamela Miller
Primary Contact Phone Number 770-518-4371
Primary Contact Email Address

Organizational Information

ACO Participant ACO Participant in Joint Venture
Aaron H. Davidson, M.D., P.C. N
Ahmed Elsharkawi, M.D., LLC N
Airport Clinic, Inc. N
Anne White, M.D., P.C. (d/b/a Valley Health Care) N
Antonio V. Baute, M.D., LLC N
Azalea Neuro and Spine Clinic, P.C. N
Bennett P. Hogan, M.D., P.C. N
Brian A. Moogerfeld, M.D., LLC N
Brian C. Griner, M.D. (d/b/a Winnersville Walk-in Clinic) N
Bryan Medical Associates, Inc. N
C. Thomas Bevill, III, M.D., P.C. (d/b/a The Family Medicine Clinic) N
Candler Internal Medicine N
Cardiovascular Associates of Eastern Georgia, P.C. N
Carlos A. Levy, M.D., P.A. N
Cartersville OB/GYN Associates N
Center for Infectious Diseases, LLC N
Clark Medical Group, LLC N
Coastal Associates of OB/GYN N
Coastal Cardiology, P.C. N
Coastal Family Medicine, P.C. N
Coastal Foot and Ankle Specialists, LLC N
Coastal Medical Specialists in Lung & Critical Care, P.C. N
Coastal Nephrology Associates, P.C. N
Comprehensive OB/GYN Health Center N
Coosa Medical Group N
David E. Kim, M.D. N
David W. Retterbush, M.D., P.C. N
Dr. Scott L. Tarplee, D.O. N
Dublin Ear Nose and Throat Associates, P.C. N
Dublin Hematology Oncology Care, P.C. N
Dublin OB-GYN & Associates, P.C. N
Dublin Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Associates, P.C. N
Ear Nose Throat and Allergy Associates of South Georgia N
Ear, Nose, & Throat of Northwest Georgia N
East Georgia Urologic Clinic, P.C. N
Edward DiPreta, M.D., P.C. (d/b/a DiPreta Dermatology) N
Eric Thomas, D.P.M. (d/b/a Thomas Foot & Ankle Clinic) N
Family Care of Cartersville, P.C. N
Family Health Care Center N
Frank Pratt, M.D. N
Frontline Internal Medicine, LLC N
G and G Family Medicine N
George Pennington, M.D. N
Golden Isles Center For Plastic Surgery, P.C. N
Golden Isles Colon & Rectal Clinic, P.C. N
Gordon Behavioral Sciences, P.C. N
Grady Hugh Johnson, M.D., P.C. N
Ilya Wolfson, M.D., Inc. (d/b/a Woodstock Primary Care) N
Internal Medicine Associates of Statesboro, P.C. N
James W. Greene, M.D., LLC N
Jeffrey D. Esslinger, M.D., P.C. N
Jerry Mark Wigley, M.D. (d/b/a Walk-In M.D.) N
Jose Medina, M.D., P.C. N
Joseph S. Thomas, M.D. N
Kashyap Patel, M.D. N
Lawrence M. Arkin, M.D. N
Lily Obstetrics and Gynecology, LLC N
Marc Bisseck, M.D. N
Maria A. Moogerfeld, M.D., LLC N
Maria C. Castellano, M.D., LLC N
Mario L. Forcina, Jr., M.D., P.C. N
Mark Boles, M.D. (d/b/a Dublin Women's Center) N
Mark Byron, M.D., P.C. N
Marshes Medical Diagnostic Clinic, P.C. N
MedPsych Services N
Middle Georgia Allergy and Asthma, LLC N
Middle Georgia Anesthesia Associates, P.C. N
Middle Georgia Internal Medicine, LLC N
Neurology and Neurodiagnostic, LLC N
Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Spine Clinic of South Georgia N
North Georgia Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, P.C. N
Northwest Georgia Medical Clinic, P.C. N
Ogeechee OB-GYN, P.C. N
Partners In Health, LLC N
Pathology Associates of Valdosta N
Radiology Associates of Valdosta, LLC N
Raymond C. Mckoy, D.O., P.C. N
Renue Plastic Surgery, LLC N
Respiratory Consultants of Georgia, LLC N
Richard Lutes, M.D. N
Robert Hawkins, Jr., M.D. N
Robert J. Madden, M.D., P.C. N
Robert T. Stark, M.D., P.C. N
Rome Gastroenterology Associates, LLC N
Rome Orthopaedic Center, P.C. N
Rome Women's Health Center N
Shamrock Anesthesia, LLC N
Sindhu Thota, M.D. N
Smith & Purvis Family Practice Clinic, P.C. (d/b/a Statesboro Family Practice Clinic) N
South Georgia Eye Partners, P.C. N
South Georgia Family Medicine Associates (d/b/a Total Health Center for Family Medicine) N
South Georgia Medical Associates, P.C. N
Southeastern Cardiovascular Associates, LLC N
Southern Eye Center, P.C. N
Southern Internal Medicine, LLC N
Southern OB/GYN Associates, P.C. N
Southern Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, P.C. N
Southern Skin & Wellness Center N
Southern Surgical, P.C. N
Southern Urological Associates N
Statesboro Cardiology, P.C. N
Statesboro ENT & Sinus Center N
Statesboro ENT FPS Clinic, P.C. N
Statesboro Neurosurgery, LLC N
Statesboro Plastic Surgery, LLC N
Stephen F. Kitchen, M.D., P.C. N
Stephen G. Pappas, M.D., P.C. N
Stephen Neil Meyers, M.D., P.C. N
Steven M. Wilson, O.D., P.C. N
Steven T. Greenhaw M.D., P.C. N
Strickland, Certain & Jones N
Supreme Internal Medicine, P.C. N
The Neurological Institute of Savannah & Center for Spine, P.C. N
Tri-Care Family Medicine, LLC (d/b/a/ Southern Family Medicine of Georgia) N
Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C. N
Valdosta Foot & Ankle Clinic, P.C. N
Valdosta Gastroenterology Associates, LLC N
Valdosta Medical Associates N
Valdosta Women's Health Center, P.C. N
Victoria Family Practice Clinic, LLC N
William D. Nash, M.D, P.C. N
Women's Health Group of Southeast Georgia N

ACO Governing Body

Member Member's Voting Power Membership Type ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Last Name First Name Title/Position
Bevill, III, M.D. C. Thomas President 1 ACO participant representative The Family Medicine Clinic, Inc.
Eanes, M.D. Mark Voting Member 1 ACO participant representative Southern Eye Center, P.C.
Gerguis, M.D. John Voting Member 1 ACO participant representative South Georgia Family Medicine Associates d/b/a/ Total Health Center for Family
Greene, M.D. James Vice President 1 ACO participant representative James W. Greene, M.D., LLC
Lolabhattu, M.D. Raghu Voting Member 1 ACO participant representative Middle Georgia Internal Medicine, LLC
Miller, M.D. Jennifer Secretary 1 ACO participant representative Coastal Family Medicine, P.C.
Reagan Nelle Voting Member 1 Medicare beneficiary representative
White, M.D. Anne Voting Member 1 ACO participant representative Anne White, M.D., P.C. d/b/a Valley Health Care


Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

  • Pamela Miller - ACO Executive
  • C. Thomas Bevill, M.D. - Medical Director
  • John Miller - Compliance Officer
  • Anne White, M.D. - Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Quality Assurance and Utilization Management Committee Anne White, M.D. - Chair
Jennifer Miller, M.D. - Member
Finance and Contract Review Committee Mark Eanes, M.D. - Chair
John Gerguis, M.D. - Member
Patient Engagement and Marketing Committee Ms. Nelle Reagan - Chair
David Kim, M.D. - Member
Membership and Credentialing Committee C. Thomas Bevill, III, M.D. - Chair
James Greene, M.D. - Member
Ilya Wolfson, M.D. - Member


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 2016, $4,422,564
    • Performance Year 2015, $0
    • Performance Year 2014, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Shared Savings Distribution
    • Performance Year 2016
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 22%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 18%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 60%
    • Performance Year 2015
      • 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 2014
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Quality Performance Results

2016 Quality Performance Results:

ACO# Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 79.0180.51
ACO-2CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 91.5093.01
ACO-3CAHPS: Patients' Rating of Provider 91.8292.25
ACO-4CAHPS: Access to Specialists 85.0183.49
ACO-5CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education58.5860.32
ACO-6CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 77.5275.40
ACO-7CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 69.8572.30
ACO-34CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 34.2726.97
ACO-8Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission14.4814.70
ACO-35Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM)18.2618.17
ACO-36All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes49.2753.20
ACO-37All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure68.6075.23
ACO-38All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions54.3359.81
ACO-9Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Admissions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma in Older Adults (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #5)10.039.27
ACO-10Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions Admissions: Heart Failure (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #8)13.9814.53
ACO-11Percent of PCPs who Successfully Meet Meaningful Use Requirements66.6782.72
ACO-39Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record98.4187.54
ACO-13Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 59.1064.04
ACO-14Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization57.7168.32
ACO-15Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults60.8969.21
ACO-16Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up88.8074.45
ACO-17Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention96.9890.98
ACO-18Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan58.0653.63
ACO-19Colorectal Cancer Screening64.2361.52
ACO-20Breast Cancer Screening63.9267.61
ACO-21Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented 93.1576.79
ACO-42Statin therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease82.7877.72
ACO-27Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 14.0818.24
ACO-41Diabetes: Eye Exam40.1444.94
ACO-28Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 65.3970.69
ACO-30Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic84.1485.05
ACO-31Heart Failure (HF): Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)91.3088.67
ACO-33Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy - for patients with CAD and Diabetes or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF<40%)70.7379.67


Please note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low samples.

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “North Georgia HealthCare Partnership, Inc.” or "Live Oak Care" to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A39818 in the public use files on

Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver