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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)
ALAN D ROW MD PA 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
Lubbock Dermatology N
Lubbock Kidney Blood Pressure Clinic PA N
Lubbock Medical Associates N
Lubbock Nephrology Associates, PA N
MATTHEW P SOAPE MD PA N
METHODIST HOSPITAL LEVELLAND N
METHODIST HOSPITAL, PLAINVIEW, TEXAS N
Owen Health Group, PLLC N
PATRICK D REEVES MDPA N
Priscilla Snodgrass N
ROBERT ORDONEZ N
Schwarzentraub Foot Clinic, PC N
Sergio Lara, MD, PA N
SWAT Surgical Associates, LLP N
West Texas Digestive Disease Center Pa N
West Texas Eye P A 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

Snodgrass

Brad

Chair

0

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Crossnoe

Chetlen

Vice Chair

1

ACO Participant Representative

Grace Clinic of Lubbock

Brown

Jeremy

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Collins

Christopher

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Grace Clinic of Lubbock

Dalton

Jeremy

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Ferguson

Angela

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Gadwala

Swetha

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Neurosurgical Associates LLP

Hannel

Jeffrey

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Grace Clinic of Lubbock

Henderson

Richard

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Hill

Joshua

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Landry

Joel

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Covenant Medical Group

Nall

Brent

Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

Grace Clinic of Lubbock
Owen Ryan 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
Sorrell

Cari

Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Texas Digestive Disease Consultants
Strefling

Jason

Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Covenant Medical Group
Yates

Marissa

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. Jeremy Brown, Chair

Population Health Committee

Dr. Randolph Rozean, Chair

Quality & Performance Committee

Dr. Brad Snodgrass, 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

  • Third Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2020, $2,467,947
  • 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

  • Third Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2020
      • Proportion invested in infastructure: 26%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 20%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 54%
  • 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

2020 Quality Performance Results:

ACO Measure

Measure Name

Rate

All ACOs

ACO-1

CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information

N/A

Waived for 2020

ACO-2

CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate

N/A

Waived for 2020

ACO-3

CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider

N/A

Waived for 2020

ACO-4

CAHPS: Access to Specialists

N/A

Waived for 2020

ACO-5

CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education

N/A

Waived for 2020

ACO-6

CAHPS: Shared Decision Making

N/A

Waived for 2020

ACO-7

CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status

N/A

Waived for 2020

ACO-34

CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources

N/A

Waived for 2020

ACO-8

Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission

14.34

15.07

ACO-38

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions

41.31

49.50

ACO-43

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

0.67

0.95

ACO-13

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

71.67

84.97

ACO-14

Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

77.75

76.03

ACO-17

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

91.49

81.67

ACO-18

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

51.38

71.76

ACO-19

Colorectal Cancer Screening

72.18

72.59

ACO-20

Breast Cancer Screening

71.51

74.05

ACO-42

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

78.06

83.37

ACO-40

Depression Remission at Twelve Months

9.09

13.99

ACO-27

Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control

16.26

14.70

ACO-28

Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure

66.91

72.87

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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