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Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (ACO REACH) for Medicare

In accordance with the Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (ACO REACH) Performance Year (PY) 2023, ACO REACH entities are required to publicly report certain information from the start of each PY.

Based on Section 14.01 of the PY 2023 Participation Agreement, each Accountable Care Organization Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (ACO REACH) entity shall report the following organizational information on a publicly accessible website maintained by the ACO REACH entity:

1. Name and location of the direct contracting entity

Fairview Health Services
2450 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454

2. Primary contact information for the direct contracting entity

John Kvasnicka, President, Fairview Physician Associates
John.Kvasnicka@fairview.org
(952) 914-1800

3. Participant and preferred providers:

Please see Excel documents:

4. Identification of joint ventures

Identification of all joint ventures between or among the Accountable Care Organization and any of its Participant Providers and Preferred Providers: There are no joint ventures between Fairview Health Services and any of its Participant Providers and Preferred Providers.

5. Key clinical and administrative leaders

NameTitle, Position
Kim DeRoche, MDChief of Primary Care, Fairview Health Services and Physician Chief of Primary Care, Fairview Health Medical Group
Scott GaravetVice President, Operations and Strategy, Fairview Physician Associates
John Kvasnicka, MDPresident, Fairview Physician Associates
Susan Pleasants, MD, MBASenior Vice President, Optimal Care, M Health Fairview
Key clinical leaders and the name of any company by which they are employed

6. Governing body members:

Name  Membership Type
Steve Robinson, MDFairview Health Services, Participant Provider
John Berge, MDFrance Avenue Family Physicians, Participant Provider                                 
Justin Golden, MDRichfield Medical Group, Participant Provider
Anna Milz, MDFairview Health Services, Participant Provider
Nathan Waibel, MDEdina Sports Health and Wellness, Participant Provider
Timothy Hernandez, MDEntira Family Clinics, Participant Provider
Ruth BachmanRetired Medicare Beneficiary and Community Member
Jeremiah ToddM Health Fairview, Patient Advocate
Governing Body members and the name of the entity by which they are employed

7. Shared savings and shared losses information, including:

Shared savings and shared losses will be updated as results become available in 2023.

  • The amount of any Shared Savings or Shared Losses for any Performance Year
  • The proportion of Shared Savings invested in infrastructure, redesigned care processes, and other resources necessary to improve outcomes and reduce Medicare costs for Beneficiaries; and
  • The proportion of Shared Savings distributed to Participant Providers and Preferred Providers

8. Performance on the quality measures in Section 9.02

Performance on quality measures will be updated as results become available in 2023.

*For more information go to “ACO REACH for Medicare” on M Health Fairview’s Billing Information & Financial Services webpage.