Rocky Mountain Accountable Health Network
Frequently Asked Questions

(406) 238-6066

ACO Name and Location
Rocky Mountain Accountable Health Network, Inc.
2475 Village Lane
Suite 302
Billings, Montana 59102

Primary Contact Name Carol Beam
Primary Contact Phone Number (406) 238-6066
Primary Contact Email Address cbeam@rmhn.org
Organizational Information

ACO Participants

ACO Participant in Joint Venture

Delta County Memorial Hospital N
Dr Lu Family Medicine Prof LLC N
Ear Nose and Throat Associates N
Eastern Radiological Associates PC N
Eye Physicians & Surgeons N
Fuller Family Medicine, PC N
Good Samaritan Medical Center, LLC N
Holy Rosary Healthcare N
Juniper Family Medicine PLLC N
Kerry Sanchez N
Mcbride & Mcbride Optometrists, PC N
Mile High Corneal Specialists PC N
Montana Allergy, P.L.L.C. N
Ortho Montana, PSC N
Ottun Chiropractic, P.C. N
Platte Valley Internal Medicine & Pulmonary LLC N
Platte Valley Medical Group LLC N
Rocky Mountain Eye Surgeons PLLC N
Saint Joseph Hospital N
Scl Health Front Range Inc N
Scl Health Medical Group - Butte LLC N
Scl Health Medical Group - Denver LLC N
Scl Health Medical Group - Grand Junction LLC N
Scl Health Medical Group-Billings, LLC Y
Scl Health Montana N
Rocky Mountain Primary Care N
St James Healthcare N
St Marys Hospital And Medical Center Inc N
Surgical Associates, PC N
Surgone PC N
Thomas Campbell N
Uptown Community Health Center Inc N
Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C. N
Yellowstone Pathology Institute, Inc. N
Yellowstone Sports Medicine And Bone & Joint Clinic, LLC N
ACO Governing Body:

Member

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

Membership Type

ACO Participant TIN Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable

Last Name

First Name

Title/Position

Awtrey, MD

Chris

Board Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

SCL Front Range

Buisker, DO

Elizabeth

Board Member/ACO CMO

1

ACO Participant Representative

SCL Medical Group - Billings, LLC

Chin

Terri

Board Member

1

Medicare Beneficiary Representative

n/a

Fadden

Sean

Board Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

SCL Front Range

Fordham, MD

Janice

Board Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

SCL Medical Group - Billings, LLC

Ives, MD

Martha

Board Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

SCL Physicians-RMPC LLC

Klaus, MD

Michelle

Board Member

1

Non-ACO Participant Representative

N/A

Thurow

Ashley

Board Member

1

ACO Participant Representative

SCL Health Medical Group - Grand Junction

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:
Carol Beam ACO Executive
Elizabeth Buisker, DO Medical Director
Melinda Mendoza Compliance Officer
Elizabeth Buisker, DO Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer
Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name

Committee Leader Name and Position

Governance Committee Chris Awtrey, MD, Committee Chair
Quality Improvement Committee Elizabeth Buisker, DO
Participation and Payment Model Committee Sean Fadden, Committee Chair
Executive Committee TBD
Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO:

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

Shared Savings Distribution

Quality Performance Results


2022 Quality Performance Results:
CMS Web Interface

ACO#

Measure Name

Rate

ACO Mean

001

Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Poor Control2

6.85

10.71

134

Preventative Care and Screening: Screening for Depression and Follow-up Plan

83.87

76.97

236

Controlling High Blood Pressure

73.79

76.16

318

Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk

94.35

87.83

110

Preventative Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization

72.13

77.34

226

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

70.59

79.27

113

Colorectal Cancer Screening

83.06

75.32

112

Breast Cancer Screening

82.66

78.07

438

Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

84.96

86.37

370

Depression Remission at Twelve Months

40.14

16.03

321

CAHPS for MIPS3

N/A

N/A

479

Hospital-Wide, 30-Day, All-Cause Unplanned Readmission (HWR) Rate for MIPS Groups2

0.1400

0.1510

MCC1

All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions for ACOs (MCC)2

30.18

30.97

ACO Participation Waiver

Rocky Mountain Accountable Health Network, Inc. (RMAHN) has entered into the following arrangements related to its participation as an accountable care organization (ACO) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program and that it intends to qualify for the applicable Program Waivers:

  • A services agreement effective 2/09/2023 between RMAHN and Castell, LLC to provide a range of support services to the ACO and its providers for the benefit of its Medicare patients. The services provided by Castell include patient engagement for scheduling, arranging for preventive care, care coordination with providers, and support with clear and accurate medical record documentation.