NEMG Medicare ACO

A New Generation of Patient-Centered Healthcare

Northeast Medical Group ACO, LLC was selected to participate in the Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organization (ACO).

Learn more about the ACO model of care and NEMG’s participation.

Questions?

If you have questions or concerns, you can call us at 844-245-9581 (toll free), make an appointment to see your doctor or primary care provider, or bring it up next time you’re in your doctor’s office.  You also can call 1-800-MEDICARE and tell the representative you’re calling about ACOs, or visit www.medicare.gov/acos.html.

ACO Name and Location

Northeast Medical Group ACO, LLC
99 Hawley Lane 3rd Floor
Stratford, CT 06614

ACO Primary Contact

Peter Logue, FACHE
Peter.Logue@YNHH.ORG 203-502-6510

Organizational Information:

  • ACO participants:
    1. Northeast Medical Group Inc.
    2. Northeast Medical Group PLLC
  • ACO participants in joint ventures between ACO professionals and hospitals:

No participants are involved in a joint venture between ACO professionals and hospitals.

  • ACO governing body:
    1. Dr. Arnold DoRosario, Voting Member and Chair, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    2. Dr. Robert McLean, MD, Voting Member and Vice Chair, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    3. Dr. Gregory Bloom, MD, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    4. Dr. Debasish Das, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    5. Dr. Franklin Loria, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group PLLC,
    6. Dr. Jolanta Lukawski, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    7. Dr. Richard Mangi, MD, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    8. Dr. Lawrence Muldoon, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    9. Dr. Stephen Urcioli, MD, Voting Member, ACO provider/supplier,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    10. Ms. Carrie Guttman, RN, MSN, Secretary, Voting Member,
      ACO Participant Representative, Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    11. Ms. Jeanette Bogdan, RN, MBA, Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    12. Ms. Aimee Derry, MHA, Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    13. Ms. Lorraine Niemiec, RN, Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative,
      Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    14. Mr. John Palumbo, Director of Analytics, Voting Member,
      ACO Participant Representative, Northeast Medical Group Inc.,
    15. Mr. Ralph Iassogna, Voting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative
  • Key clinical and administrative leadership:
    1. ACO Executive: Dr. Prathibha Varkey
    2. Medical Director: Dr. Arnold DoRosario
    3. Compliance Official: Ms. Julie Hamilton
    4. Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Dr. Arnold DoRosario
  • ACO committees and committee leadership:
    1. Patient Experience Committee: Dr. Traci Marquis-Eydman, Chair
    2. Operations Committee: Mr. Peter Logue, Chair
    3. Performance Evaluation & Improvement Committee:
      Dr. Arnold DoRosario, Co-chair and Dr. Robert McLean, Co-chair
    4. Quality & Care Management Committee:
      Dr. Arnold DoRosario, Chair
    5. Patient & Family Advisory Group:
      Dr. Traci Marquis-Eydman, Chair
    6. Compliance Committee:
      Ms. Julie Hamilton, Chair
    7. Epic Performance & Utilization Committee:
      Mr. Peter Logue, Co-chair and Dr. Andrew Wormser, Co-chair
    8. Network Development Committee:
      Mr. Matthew McDonough, Chair
  • Identification of the Types of ACO Participants or Combination of Participants that Formed the ACO:
    1. ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement.

Shared Savings and Losses:

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Agreement period beginning 2015. Performance Year 2015: $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: Not yet determined
  • Invested in redesigned care processes/resources: Not yet determined
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: Not yet determined

Payment Rule Waivers

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

Quality Performance Results

  • See 2015 Quality Performance Results Table here.