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ACO Public Reporting

ACO Name and Location

Optum California ACO, (HCP ACO California, LLC)
2175 Park Place
El Segundo, CA 90245

ACO Program Manager: Christian Wendland, employed by OptumCare Management, LLC

ACO Primary Contact

Christian Wendland
christian.wendland@healthcarepartners.com
Office: 1-310-630-2790 Cell: 1-612-840-2980

Termination Notice

Optum California ACO is not participating in the CMS Next Generation ACO Model for 2020 performance year

Composition of ACO

Partnership arrangement between hospitals and ACO professionals

ACO Governing Body

Board of Directors

• Derek H. Chao, MD, President & Participant Representative; employed by HealthCare Partners Medical Group, P.C.
• Rajesh Gade, MD, Vice President & Designated Representative; employed by HealthCare Partners Medical Group, P.C.
• Zipporah Wagabaza, RN, Secretary & Designated Representative; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC
• Carol Ecklund, RN, Board Member & Designated Representative; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC
• Victor Wong, MD, Board Member & Designated Representative; employed by HealthCare Partners Medical Group, P.C.
• Rebecca Coefield, Consumer Advocate, employed by Scan Health Plan
• Steven Davis, MD, Board Member & Participant Representative; employed by Via Verde Medical Group, Inc.
• Terri Mulero, Board Member, Medicare Beneficiary

Key Clinical and Administrative Leadership

• ACO President: Derek H. Chao, MD; employed by HealthCare Partners Medical Group, P.C.
• ACO Vice President & Medical Director: Rajesh Gade, MD; employed by HealthCare Partners Medical Group, P.C.
• ACO Program Manager: Christian Wendland, MHA; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC
• Care Management: Carol Ecklund, RN; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC
• IT Contact: Sarah Richardson; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC
• Financial Contact/CFO: Craig Dyer; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC
• Compliance Official: Kelley Beckstead; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC
• Quality Improvement Contact: Lina de la Rosa; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC
• Public Contact: Diane Suzuki; employed by OptumCare Management, LLC

ACO Committees and Committee Leaderships

• Quality Committee: Christine Castano, MD, Chair, Optum California ACO
• ACO Clinical Committee: Rajesh Gade, MD, Chair, Optum California ACO

Types of ACO Participants

Combination of participants that formed the ACO:

• ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement
• Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals
• At this time there are no joint ventures

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

PY2017: $11,848,827.94 in Shared Savings

PY2018: $1,806,738.32 in Shared Savings

How Shared Savings Are Distributed

Reinvestment in infrastructure: 8%
Distribution to ACO Participants and Preferred Providers: 92%

Quality Performance Results

PY2017 Performance Results click here

PY2018 Performance Results click here

Legal Statement

HCP ACO California, LLC, DBA Optum California ACO, and its ACO participants are parties to certain contractual agreements that govern the participants’ participation in the Next Generation ACO. These contractual arrangements are consistent with the purposes of the Next Generation ACO Model. ACO participants may receive certain payments related to primary care and other physician services provided by such participants and are eligible to participate in shared savings if quality metrics and savings thresholds are met. These payments and shared savings will be disbursed consistent with the purposes of the Next Generation ACO Model.