Health Network Of Western Kentucky, LLC
The Health Network of Western Kentucky, LLC is a team of doctors and health care providers who work together to give coordinated, high-quality care to our Medicare patients. By sharing information and working cooperatively, our goal is to improve treatment for patients by reducing unnecessary procedures, duplication and errors.
The Health Network of Western Kentucky, LLC is an Accountable Care Organization, or ACO. Physicians and other providers participate voluntarily. As a Medicare patient, you are always free to seek care from a provider outside of the network.
Need more information about ACOs? Download the ACO Beneficiary Fact Sheet below.
ACO Participants In Joint Ventures Between ACO Professionals And Hospitals
- Owensboro Health, Inc
- Owensboro Health Medical Group, Inc.
ACO Governing Body
- Greg Strahan, President & CEO, Chairperson & Voting Member, Owensboro Health, Inc
- Khanh Nguyen, DO Voting Member, ACO Participant Representative, Owensboro Health Medical Group, Inc.
- Wathen Medley, Voting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative
- Francis DuFrayne, Voting Member 1, Other, Owensboro Health Medical Group, Inc.
- John Farmer, Voting Member 1, Other, Owensboro Health Medical Group, Inc.
- John Falcone, Voting Member 1, Other, Owensboro Health Medical Group, Inc.
- John Hackbarth, Voting Member 1, Executive VP / Chief Financial Officer, Other, Owensboro Health, Inc.
- Debbie Bostic, Voting Member 1, Chief Nursing Officer / Chief of Operations, Owensboro Heath Medical Group
Key Clinical & Administrative Leadership
- ACO Executive: Greg Strahan, President & CEO
- Medical Director: Francis DuFrayne, MD
- Compliance Official: DeAnn Tucker, Director of Privacy & Security
- Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Sharon Ford, Manager of Quality & PT Safety
ACO Committees & Committee Leadership
- Primary Care Leadership Committee: Khanh Nguyen, DO, ACO Participant Representative
- Member Engagement Beneficiary Committee: Megan Woosley, RN, Member Engagement Committee
Composition & Governance
Identification of the Types of ACO Participants or Combinations of Participants that Formed the ACO
ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement. Hospital employing ACO professionals. Rural Health Clinic (RHC).
The Health Network of Western Kentucky, LLC is made up of two participants: Owensboro Health, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Owensboro Health Medical Group, Inc. Owensboro Health Medical Group is a 180-member medical group.
All providers are employed by Owensboro Health Medical Group.
Shared Savings & Loses
This information is currently in review and will be posted once the review process is completed.
Agreement Period Beginning, Performance Year 2015: $0
Quality Performance Results
2015 Reporting Period
||ACO Performance Rate
||Mean Performance Rate (SSP ACOs)
||CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information
||CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate
||CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider
||CAHPS: Access to Specialists
||CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education
||CAHPS: Shared Decision Making
||CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status
||CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources
||Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission
||Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM)
||All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes
||All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure
||All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions
||Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Admissions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or Asthma in Older Adults (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #5)
||Ambulatory Sensitive Conditions Admissions: Heart Failure (AHRQ Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI) #8)
||Percent of PCPs who Successfully Meet Meaningful Use Requirements
||Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record
||Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk
||Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization
||Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults
||Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up
||Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention
||Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan
||Colorectal Cancer Screening
||Breast Cancer Screening
||Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for High Blood Pressure and Follow-Up Documented
||Depression Remission at Twelve Months
||Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control
||Diabetes: Eye Exam
||Hypertension: Controlling High Blood Pressure
||Ischemic Vascular Disease: Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic
||Heart Failure: Beta-Blocker Therapy for Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVSD)
||Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker (ARB) Therapy - for patients with CAD and Diabetes or Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction (LVEF<40%)
CAHPS = Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, PQI = Prevention Quality Indicator, LVSD = Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction, ACE = Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme, ARB = Angiotensin Receptor Blocker, CAD = Coronary Artery Disease
* = Measure required beginning Reporting Year 2015
N/A = Reporting on the depression remission measure is not required for 2015, as indicated by N/A
Shared Savings Distribution
Agreement Period Beginning 2015, Performance Year 2015: $0
Payment Rule Waivers
No, our ACO does not utilize the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.
If you have questions or concerns, you can call us at 270-688-5147, 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 800-MEDICARE and tell the representative you’re calling about ACOs, or visit Medicare.gov's page on ACOs.
Contact The Health Network Of Western Kentucky, LLC
The Health Network of Western Kentucky, LLC is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Health Network of Western Kentucky, LLC
2401 New Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
The Health Network of Western Kentucky, LLC
P.O. Box 20007
Owensboro, KY 42304
ACO Primary Contact
Megan Woosley, email@example.com