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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance Medicare Shared Savings Public Reporting

ACO Name and Location

Baylor Quality Health Care Alliance LLC
301 N. Washington Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246

ACO Primary Contact

Alyssa Endres
214.265.3735
Alyssa.Endres@BSWHealth.org

​Organizational Information

ACO Participants ​​​

ACO Governing Body

​Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership

  • ACO Executive: Jennifer Reed
  • Medical Director: Dr. Mark Schnitzer
  • Compliance Officer: Katharine Roberson
  • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Dr. Tiffany Berry

Associated Committees and Committee Leadership

  • Quality Improvement Committee: Mike Massey MD, NTX CMO, Chair; Tiffany Berry MD, CTX CMO, Chair
  • Compliance Committee: Keith Newman, MD, Chair and BSWQA Board Member
  • Finance, Contracting and Compensation Committee: John Bousquet, MD, Chair and BSWQA Board Member
  • Membership and Standards Committee: Stephen Sibbit, MD, Chair

Types of ACO Participants or Combinations of Participants that Formed the ACO

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

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

Second Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2019, $34,328,232
  • Performance Year 2018, $18,761,481

First Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2017, $0
  • Performance Year 2016, $0
  • Performance Year 2015, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

Second Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2019
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 20%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 40%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 40%

  • Performance Year 2018
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 16%
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 42%
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 42%
First Agreement Period

  • Performance Year 2017
    • 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 2016
    • 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 2015
    • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
    • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
    • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Quality Performance Results


Please note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low sample size.

For previous year's 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.


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