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ACO Name and Location

MyHealth First Network (MyHFN) LLC
300 East McBee Avenue, Suite 402
Greenville, SC 29601
864-797-7865
myhfn.org/medicare

ACO Primary Contact

Kayce Sams,
Manager, Operations
ksams@myhfn.org
864-797-7866

 

 

Organizational Information

MyHFN is a partnership of healthcare providers that include hospitals and ACO professionals who share a common goal of improving health outcomes, reducing healthcare costs, and enhancing the patient experience. Providers play a key role in the development of program components, such as quality goals and performance initiatives, and in network governance.


ACO Participants

  • Abbeville County Memorial Hospital
  • Absher Neurology, PA
  • Allergic Disease and Asthma Center, PA
  • Anesthesiology Consultants of the Upstate, PA
  • Anesthesiology of Greenwood, PA
  • Baptist Easley Hospital
  • Blue Ridge Anesthesia Associates
  • Blue Ridge Emergency Physicians, PA
  • Blue Ridge Orthopaedics, Associates PS
  • Blue Ridge Pediatrics, LLC
  • Brio Medical, PC
  • Bruce A Marshall, MD, PA
  • Carolina Integrative Medicine, PA
  • Carolina Lung and Sleep Center
  • Carolina Nephrology, PA
  • Carolina Pulmonary and Sleep Disorder, LLC
  • Carolina Surgery
  • Carolinas Center for Advanced Management of Pain, PA
  • Dermatology Associates, PA
  • Digestive Disease Group, PA
  • Doctor for Life, LLC
  • Akhtar Hussain, MD
  • Due West Family Medicine
  • Foot Clinic of South Carolina, LLC
  • Foothills Family Medicine of Westminster, PA
  • Gastroenterology Associates, PA
  • GHS Partners in Health, Inc.
  • Golden Corner Family Practice
  • Greenville Anesthesiology, PA
  • Greenville Dermatology, LLC
  • Greenville Endoscopy Center
  • Greenville Health System
  • Greenwood Ear Nose and Throat Associates, PA
  • Greenwood Eye Clinic, PA
  • Greenwood Obstetrics and Gynecology, PA
  • Greenwood Surgical Associates
  • Greenwood Urological
  • HHD Enterprises, LLC
  • Jervey Eye Group, PA
  • John Humeniuk
  • John Humeniuk
  • Keowee Radiology, PA
  • Lakelands Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Lake Ridge Neurological
  • Laurens County Health Care System
  • Lovelace Family Medicine, PA
  • Montgomery & Riddle Eye Care
  • New Haven Medical Services, PA
  • New Horizon Family Health Services, Inc.
  • Newberry County Memorial Hospital
  • Newberry Family Health Center, PA
  • Newberry Internal Medicine, LLC
  • Oakview Medical Associates, LLC
  • Oconee Kidney Center, LLC
  • Oconee Medical Center
  • Oconee Physician Practices
  • Oconee Surgery, PA
  • Oconee Urology, PA
  • Oncology and Hematology Associations of South Carolina, LLC
  • Palmetto Bone & Joint, PA
  • Palmetto Family Medicine
  • Palmetto Internal Medicine & Primary Care
  • Palmetto Surgery Associates, PA
  • Partners In Health – Rural Health
  • Pathology Associates of Greenville
  • Pathology Consultants, Inc.
  • Pelham Family Practice, LLC
  • Piedmont Cardiology Associates, PA
  • Piedmont Health Group, LLC
  • Piedmont Neurology
  • Piedmont Retina Associates, PA
  • Powdersville Health Internal Medicine
  • Regenesis Organization Community Health Center
  • Richard W Vail, MD PA
  • Riley Family Practice Associates, PA
  • Self Medical Group
  • Self Regional Healthcare
  • Self Regional Physician Services, LLC
  • Simpsonville Family Medicine, PA
  • The Center for Advanced Eye Care
  • The Surgery and Laser Center at Professional Park
  • Upstate Medical Associates, PA
  • Upstate Plastic Surgery

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


ACO Governing Body

Board of Managers

  • Dr. Angelo Sinopoli—Chair, Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System
  • Mr. Jim Pfeiffer—Vice-Chair, Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Self Regional Healthcare
  • Mr. Greg Rusnak—Secretary, Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System
  • Dr. J. Drew Goldsmith—Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System
  • Dr. Vincent Green—Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System
  • Dr. George Haddad—Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System
  • Dr. Greg Mappin—Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Self Regional Healthcare
  • Mr. S.T. Peden—Voting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative, Community Stakeholder
  • Dr. Conrad Shuler—Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System
  • Dr. Joanne Skaggs—Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System
  • Dr. William Springhart—Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System
  • Dr. Donald Wiper III—Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Greenville Health System

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership

  • ACO Executive: Angelo Sinopoli, MD
  • Medical Director: Peter Tilkmeier, MD
  • Compliance Officer: Scott Pietras
  • Quality Assurance Improvement Manager: Scott Hultstrand

Committees

    • Compliance Committee
      Michelle Scherer, Chair
    • Finance Committee
      Terri Newsom, Chair
    • Network Committee
      Greg Mappin, MD Chair
    • Primary Care Committee
      Joanne Skaggs, MD Chair
    • Quality and Care Model Committee
      Peter Tilkemeier, MD Chair

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

  • Network individual practices of ACO professionals
  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals
  • Hospitals employing ACO professionals
  • Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)

Shared Savings and Losses

Agreement period beginning 2015, Performance Year 2016: $9,657,590

Agreement period beginning 2015, Performance Year 2015: $8,474,728

 

Shared Savings Distribution:

First Agreement Period, Performance Year 2016:

  • Reinvest in infrastructure: 20%
  • ACO Participants: 80%

First Agreement Period, Performance Year 2015:

  • Reinvest in infrastructure: 20%
  • ACO Participants: 80%

Payment Rule Waivers

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


Quality Performance Results

Click here to view 2016 Quality Performance Results Table

Click here to view 2015 Quality Performance Results Table

Click here to view 2012-2014 Quality Performance Results Table