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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 ACO REACH entity

Fairview Health Services
2450 Riverside Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55454

2. Primary contact information for the ACO REACH entity

John Kvasnicka, President, Fairview Physician Associates
[email protected]
(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 PositionName of Employer
Kim DeRoche, MD
Key Clinical Leader
Chief of Primary Care, Fairview Health Services and Physician
Chief of Primary Care, Fairview Health Medical Group
Fairview Health Services
Susan Pleasants, MD
Key Clinical Leader
Senior Vice President, Optimal Care, M Health FairviewFairview Health Services
John Kvasnicka, MD
Key Clinical Leader
President Fairview Physician Associates
Scott Garavet
Key Administrative Leader
Vice President, Operations and StrategyFairview Physician Associates
Melissa Lindberg
Key Administrative Leader
Vice President, Payer RelationsFairview Health Services
Key clinical leaders and the name of any company by which they are employed

6. Governing body members:

Name  Membership TypeName of Employer
Steve Robinson, MDParticipant ProviderFairview Health Services
Jeffrey Norman, MDParticipant ProviderFairview Health Services
John Berge, MDParticipant Provider                                 France Avenue Family Physicians
Justin Golden, MDParticipant ProviderRichfield Medical Group
Nathan Waibel, MDParticipant ProviderEdina Sports Health and Wellness
Timothy Hernandez, MDParticipant ProviderEntira Family Clinics
Ruth BachmanMedicare Beneficiary and Community MemberRetired
Jeremiah ToddPatient AdvocateFairview Health Services
Governing Body members and the name of the entity by which they are employed

7. Shared savings and shared losses information, including:

Performance Year (PY) 2022 ACO REACH Shared Savings and Losses

Gross Savings$12,353,049.61
Gross Savings Rate4.1%
Net Savings$6,052,994.31
Net Savings Rate2.0%
Proportion of Shared Savings Invested in infrastructure, redesigned care processes, and other resources necessary to improve outcomes and reduce Medicare costs for Beneficiaries30%
Proportion of Shared Shavings distributed to Participant Providers and Preferred Providers70%

8. Performance on the quality measures in Section 9.02

Performance Year (PY) 2022 ACO REACH Quality Measures Performance

PY 2022 Total Quality Score100%
Risk-Standardized, All-Condition Readmission14.08
Risk-Standardized, All-Condition Unplanned Admissions for Patients with
Multiple Chronic Conditions (per one hundred person-years)
32.47
Timely Follow-Up After Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Conditions66.60
Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Research and Quality (CAHPS)N/A

*For more information go to “ACO REACH for Medicare” on https://www.mhealthfairview.org/ACOREACH.