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About Us

ACO Name and Location

Covenant ACO, Inc.
Previous Legal Business Entity Name: Covenant Health Partners, Inc.
3615 19th St
Lubbock, Texas 79410

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name

Nathan Taylor

Primary Contact Phone Number

Primary Contact Email Address

Organizational Information

ACO participants:

ACO Participants

ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)

Arthritis & Osteoporosis Associates, LLP

N

Associates for Pain Management P.A.

N

C. Michel Oliva, M.D. PA

N

Cathy Malouf, M.D., PA

N

Christopher R. Rose, MD, PA

N

Covenant Medical Group

N

Ear Nose and Throat Associates of Lubbock, PA

N

Elias Ghandour PA

N

Family First Healthcare Of Lubbock LLC

N

Family Foot And Ankle Care PLLC

N

Grace Clinic of Lubbock

N

James Gage

N

James J Boop, MD, PA

N

John E Streit MD PA

N

Justin McCarthy, MD, PA

N

Kirk J Tiemann, MD, PA

N

Lakhu Rohra

N

Lehman Dermatology Clinic, PA

N

Lubbock Dermatology

N

Lubbock Kidney Blood Pressure Clinic PA

N

Lubbock Medical Associates

N

Lubbock Nephrology Associates, PA

N

Lubbock Primary Care, PLLC

N

Matthew P Soape MD PA

N

Methodist Hospital Levelland

N

Methodist Hospital, Plainview, Texas

N

Owen Health Group, PLLC

N

Paratus Medical, Inc

N

Priscilla Snodgrass

N

Robert Ordonez

N

Rodney T Franklin MD PA

N

Ronnelle S Burley PA

N

SWAT Surgical Associates, LLP

N

Samuel Hale

N

Schwarzentraub Foot Clinic, PC

N

Sergio Lara, MD, PA

N

West Texas Digestive Disease Center PA

N

West Texas Eye PA

N

William A. Shaver, MD, PA

N

Womens Health LLP

N

ACO governing body:

Member

Member's Voting Power – Expressed as a percentage or number

Membership Type

ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable

Last Name

First Name

Title/Position

Rose

Christopher

Chair

0

ACO Participant Representative

Christopher R. Rose, MD, PA

Snodgrass

Brad

Vice Chair

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Backlund

Amanda

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Bigit Milla

Walter

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Blann

David

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Crossnoe

Chetlen

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Grace Clinic of Lubbock

Dalton

Jeremy

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Devine

Susan

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Susan Devine, MD

Dixon

Joseph

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Grace Clinic of Lubbock

Ferguson

Angela

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Henderson

Richard

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Hensal

Frederick

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Mangold

David

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

SWAT Surgical Associates, LLP

Nall

Brent

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Grace Clinic of Lubbock
Oakes David Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Covenant Medical Group
Patel Nilesh Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Covenant Medical Group
Rohra Lakhu Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Lakhu J. Rohra, MD
Rozean Randy Member 1 ACO Participant Representative

Family First HealthCare

Soriano

Karen

Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Covenant Medical Group
Wilks Brenda Member 1 Medicare Beneficiary Representative N/A

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Michael Robertson, MD

ACO Executive

Michael Robertson, MD

Medical Director

Nathan Taylor

Compliance Officer

Lisa Barrington

Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name

Committee Leader Name and Position

Credentials Committee

Dr. Kelly Kensing, Chair

Population Health Committee

Dr. Nilesh Patel, Chair

Quality & Performance Committee

Dr. Frederick Hensal, Chair

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

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals
  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019, -$688,512
    • Performance Year 2018, $2,415,533
    • Performance Year 2017, $282,266
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2016, $2,659,327
    • Performance Year 2015, $0
    • Performance Year 2014, $2,542,945

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2019
      • Proportion invested in infastructure: 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 infastructure: 17%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 35%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 48%
    • Performance Year 2017
      • Proportion invested in infastructure: 25%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 8%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 66%
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2016
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 25%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 8%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 66%
    • 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: 25%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 25%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 50%

Quality Performance Results

2019 Quality Performance Results:

ACO#

Measure Name

Rate

ACO Mean

ACO-1

CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information

89.41

85.86

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

93.06

94.11

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider

92.74

92.69

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

83.22

81.54

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

55.41

60.44

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

60.67

62.78

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

73.50

73.79

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

29.30

26.17

ACO-45

CAHPS: Courteous and Helpful Office Staff

92.65

92.84

ACO-46

CAHPS: Care Coordination

85.23

86.89

ACO-8

Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission

14.43

14.86

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

50.07

58.15

ACO-43

Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #91)

1.66

1.87

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

82.24

84.04

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

83.53

74.77

ACO-17

Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention

84.00

78.04

ACO-18

Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan

59.92

70.40

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

75.59

70.76

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

74.52

73.84

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

78.31

82.17

ACO-40

Depression Remission at Twelve Months

16.67

13.58

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

14.46

13.88

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

64.70

75.04

For Previous Years’ Financial and Quality Performance Results, please visit data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 3-Day Rule Waiver:
    • Our ACO uses the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver, pursuant to 42 CFR §425.612.
  • Waiver for Payment for Telehealth Services
    • Our ACO clinicians do provide telehealth services using the flexibilities under 42 CFR §425.612(f) and 42 CFR §425.613.

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