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 liveoakcare@gmail.com

Organizational Information

ACO Participant ACO Participant in Joint Venture
Aaron H. Davidson, M.D., P.C.N
Ahmed Elsharkawi, M.D., LLCN
Airport Clinic, Inc.N
ALTA Anesthesia Associates of Georgia, PCN
Antonio V. Baute, M.D., LLCN
Appalachian Cardiovascular AssociatesN
Atekha Nephrology ClinicN
Azalea Neuro and Spine Clinic, P.C.N
Bennett P. Hogan, M.D., P.C.N
Brian C. Griner, M.D., LLC (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, Inc.)N
Cardiovascular Associates of Eastern Georgia, P.C.N
Carlos A. Levy, M.D., P.A.N
Cartersville OB/GYN AssociatesN
Center for Infectious Diseases, LLCN
Cheaha Area Regional Emergency Specialists (d/b/a C.A.R.E.S. Immediate Family Care)N
Clark Medical Group, LLCN
Coastal Family Medicine, P.C.N
Coastal Foot and Ankle Specialists, LLCN
Coastal Medical Specialists in Lung & Critical Care, P.C.N
Coosa Eye Clinic, Inc.N
Coosa Medical GroupN
Cowry Medical Group, LLCN
David E. Kim, M.D.N
Dr. Tamara McIntosh, LLC (d/b/a Ohatchee Family Medical Clinic)N
Dublin Ear Nose and Throat Associates, P.C.N
Dublin Hematology Oncology Care, P.C.N
Dublin OB-GYN & Associates, P.C.N
Ear, Nose, Throat, and Allergy Associates of South GeorgiaN
Ear, Nose & Throat of Northwest GeorgiaN
East Georgia Urologic Clinic, P.C.N
Family Care of Cartersville, P.C.N
Frontline Internal Medicine, LLCN
G. Marc Wetherington, M.D., LLCN
Gadsden Medical ClinicN
Georgia Dermatology & Skin Cancer Center, LLCN
Golden Isles Center For Plastic Surgery, P.C.N
Gordon Behavioral Sciences, P.C.N
HEC Primary Care, LLCN
Ilya Wolfson, M.D., Inc. (d/b/a Woodstock Primary Care)N
James W. Greene, M.D., LLCN
James Yates, M.D. (d/b/a Ladiga Medical)N
Jeffrey D. Esslinger, M.D., P.C.N
Jerry Mark Wigley, M.D. (d/b/a Walk-in MD)N
Jose Medina, M.D., P.C.N
Kavuri & Collier Internal Medicine, LLCN
Lawrence M. Arkin, M.D.N
Lily Obstetrics and Gynecology, LLCN
Maria C. Castellano, M.D., LLCN
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
Michael D. Herndon, D.O. (d/b/a Alexandria Medical Clinic)N
Middle Georgia Allergy and Asthma, LLCN
Middle Georgia Anesthesia Associates, P.C.N
Middle Georgia Internal Medicine, LLCN
Middle Georgia Surgical Associates, P.C.N
Neurological Specialists, P.C.N
Neurology and Neurodiagnostic, LLCN
New Medical CenterN
North Alabama Family Practice, P.C.N
North Atlanta Primary Care, P.C.N
Northwest Georgia Medical Clinic, P.C.N
Ogeechee OB-GYN, P.C.N
P. Carl Davidson, M.D., P.C.N
Partners in Health, LLCN
Pathology Associates of ValdostaN
Piedmont Family Practice Center, P.C.N
Radiology Associates of Valdosta, LLCN
Raymond C. Mckoy, D.O., P.C.N
Renue Plastic Surgery, LLCN
Respiratory Consultants of Georgia, LLCN
Robert J. Madden, M.D., P.C.N
Robert T. Stark, M.D., P.C.N
Rome Gastroenterology Associates, LLCN
Rome Orthopaedic Center, P.C.N
Russell Ingram, M.D. (d/b/a Ladiga Medical)N
Sewell Family Medicine and Urgent Care, P.C.N
Sindhu Thota, M.D.N
Smith Clinic, LLCN
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, LLCN
Southern Cardiovascular Associates, P.C.N
Southern Eye Center, P.C.N
Southern Internal Medicine, LLCN
Southern OB/GYN Associates, P.C.N
Southern Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, P.C.N
Statesboro Cardiology, P.C.N
Statesboro ENT & Sinus CenterN
Statesboro ENT & FPS Clinic, P.C.N
Statesboro Neurosurgery, LLCN
Statesboro Plastic Surgery, LLCN
Stephen F. Kitchen, M.D., P.C. (d/b/a Coastal Surgeons, Ltd.)N
Stephen Henderson, M.D. (d/b/a Lakeshore Family Practice)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
Supreme Internal Medicine, P.C.N
The Neurological Institute of Savannah & Center for Spine, P.C.N
Valdosta Anesthesia Associates, P.C.N
Valdosta Family Medicine Associates, P.C.N
Valdosta Foot & Ankle Clinic, P.C.N
Valdosta Psychiatric Associates, LLCN
Victoria Family Practice Clinic, LLCN
William D. Nash, M.D, P.C.N
Wills Valley Family Medicine, LLCN

ACO Governing Body

Member Member's Voting Power Membership Type ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
First Name Last Name Title/Position
James Greene, M.D.President1ACO participant representativeJames W. Greene, MD, LLC
Mark Eanes, M.D.Vice PresidentACO participant representativeSouthern Eye Center, PC
Mark Boles, M.D.Voting Member1ACO participant representativeMark Boles (d/b/a Dublin Women’s Center)
EdwardEssermanVoting Member1Medicare beneficiary
John Gerguis, M.D.Voting Member1ACO participant representativeSouth Georgia Family Medicine Associates (d/b/a Total Health Center for Family Medicine)
David Kim, M.D.Voting Member1ACO participant representativeDavid E. Kim, MD
Raymond McKoy, D.O.Voting Member1ACO participant representativeRaymond C. McKoy, DO, PC
ShivamPandya, M.D.Voting Member1ACO participant representativeSoutheast Medical Group
RodneySnead, M.D.Voting Member1ACO participant representativeCheaha Area Regional Emergency Specialists (d/b/a C.A.R.E.S. Immediate Family Care)

 

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

  • ACO Executive: Pamela D. Miller
  • Medical Director: James W. Greene, M.D.
  • Compliance Officer: Jennifer Bottoms, J.D.
  • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Michael Herndon, M.D.

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Quality Assurance and Utilization Management Committee Michael Herndon, M.D. – Chair
Finance and Contract Review Committee Mark Eanes, M.D. – Chair
John Gerguis, M.D. – Co-Chair
Patient Engagement and Marketing Committee David Kim, M.D. - Chair
Membership and Credentialing Committee James Greene, M.D. - Chair

 

Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO:

  • Network of individual practices of ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Third Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2021, $3,023,542
    • Performance Year 2020, $0
  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, $0
    • Performance Year 2018, $0
    • Performance Year 2017, $2,262,362
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2016, $4,422,564
    • Performance Year 2015, $0
    • Performance Year 2014, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Third Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2021
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 20%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 10%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 70%
    • 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
  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019
      • 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 2018
      • 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 2017
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 15%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 20%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 65%
  • First Agreement Period
    • 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

2021 Quality Performance Results:

Quality performance results are based on CMS Web Interface

Measure # Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
001Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control215.7912.46
134Preventative Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan81.1074.38
236Controlling High Blood Pressure70.7974.87
318Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk89.5887.03
110Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization77.1580.52
226Preventative Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention88.7180.97
113Colorectal Cancer Screening71.0973.63
112Breast Cancer Screening70.9075.11
438Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease84.3684.24
370Depression Remission at Twelve MonthsN/AN/A
479Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups20.15190.1540
MCC1All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions for ACOs (MCC)232.3233.99
CAHPS-1Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information90.3184.67
CAHPS-2How Well Providers Communicate94.7193.56
CAHPS-3Patient’s Rating of Provider93.4692.19
CAHPS-4Access to Specialists82.1378.80
CAHPS-5Health Promotion and Education59.0361.61
CAHPS-6Shared Decision Making55.1960.89
CAHPS-7Health Status and Functional Status70.3671.78
CAHPS-8Care Coordination87.0785.66
CAHPS-9Courteous and Helpful Office Staff93.8991.88
CAHPS-11Stewardship of Patient Resources30.6324.71

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.