Public Reporting

ACO Name and Location

Palm Beach Accountable Care Organization, LLC (PBACO)

2326 S Congress Avenue, Suite 2F

Palm Springs, Florida 33406

(561) 429-2680

ACO Primary Contact

Dr. Arthur Hansen, Chief Executive Officer, Founding Member, Former Vice-Chairman, and Former Chairman

Dr. Rajendra Bansal, Special Finance Officer, Founding Member, Former Executive Committee Chairman, and Chairman of Business Expansion

Dr. Rohit Dandiya, Medical Coordinator, Founding Member, Former Chairman

Dr. Rebecca Prostko, Medical Associate, Founding Member

Dr. Saeed Khan, Medical Associate, Founding Member

Dr. Homero Rivero, Medical Associate, Founding Member

Dr. Carmen Fernandez, Medical Associate

Dr. Shady Salib, Medical Associate

Dr. Gerry Aguirre, Medical Associate



 

Mr. David Klebonis, Chief Operating Officer

dklebonis@pbaco.org

(561) 429-2680

Mr. Colin Campbell, Chief Financial Officer

Mrs. Lindsey Erekson-Knoblock, Vice President of Network Development 

Mr. Brian Chaney, Chief Information Officer

Organizational Information

Composition of ACO

PBACO is a partnership of healthcare providers who choose to work together in a way to improve the quality, coordination and efficiency of the care they deliver to patients. PBACO is committed to providing patients with the highest level of quality care that will truly make a difference in their life.

ACO Participants

ADULT MEDICINE CENTER OF SOUTH FLORIDA, P.A.

ADVANCED KIDNEY CARE, M.D., P.A.

ADVANCED MEDICAL CLINIC, P.A.

ALBAN B. BACCHUS, M.D., INC.

ALEJANDRO JOSE VILASUSO, M.D.

ALEJANDRO VILASUSO, M.D., P.A.

ALLERGY SPECIALISTS OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.

AMIR FAHMY MD.PA

ANA J. FANDINO, M.D., P.A.

ANGELA GOMEZ, M.D., P.A

ANITA GARIB-SANKAR, M.D., P.A.

ARIEL RAMIREZ M.D. PA.

ASSOCIATED MEDICAL MANAGERS, INC

BAY SURGICAL GROUP, LLC

BASSAM SAYEGH, M.D., P.A.

BRUCE BERENSON, M.D., P.A.

BRYAN J. WASSERMAN, M.D. P.A.

CARDIOLOGY PARTNERS, P.L.

CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE ASSOCIATES, P.A

CARLOS A. SABATES, M.D., P.A.

CARLOS M. ALONSO, M.D., P.A.

CARMEN C. FERNANDEZ M.D., P.A.

CATHRINE DROURR, M.D., P.A.

CENTERPOINT MEDICAL SERVICES INC.

CENTRAL PALM BEACH PHYSICIANS & URGENT CARE, INC.

CENTURION, QUINTANA, AND ASSOCIATES, M.D.'S, P. A

CHANDRAKANT SHAH M.D. P.A.

CHRISTOPHER DEVINE, D.O., P.A.

CIRO A RAMIREZ MD. PA.

COHEN MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, P.A.

COMPREHENSIVE PAIN CARE OF SOUTH FLORIDA, LLC

CRAIG P. PROKOS, M.D.

DAGMAR LEMUS M.D., P.A.

DANIEL IGAL NUCHOVICH, M.D., P.A.

DAVID L. LIPORACE, D.O., P.A.

DAVID MILBAUER, M.D., P.A.

DAVID MILLER, M.D.

DAVID C. MISHKEL, M.D., P.A.

DENNIS FEINRIDER, M.D., P.A.

DR. BARRY SEIDMAN, M.D.

DR. ELEONOR PIMENTEL, M.D., P.A.

DR. RICHARD WEISBERG, P.A.

EARL LA KIER M.D., P.A.

EFRAIN GARCIA, M.D., P.A.

EISENMAN & EISENMAN, M.D., LLC

ESSAM ATTIA, M.D., P.A.

FAMILY MEDICAL AND WELLNESS CENTER, LLC

FERNANDO J. DEARMENDI, M.D., P.A

FLAGLER MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, P.A.

FLORIDA KIDNEY AND HYPERTENSION CARE, P.A.

FRANCISCO REYTOR, M.D., P.A.

FRANCISCO SMITH PALACIOS P.A.

FRANKLIN PIMENTEL, M.D., P.A.

GABRIELLA BONOMO, M.D., P.A.

GARDENS FAMILY PRACTICE, P.A.

GARY KABINOFF, M.D., P.A.

GASTRO GROUP OF THE PALM BEACHES, LLP

GASTROENTEROLOGY SPECIALIST, INC.

GATEWAY MEDICAL GROUP, L.L.C. 

GEORGE BORDENAVE, M.D., P.A

GJORGJI TRNOVSKI, MD, P.A.

GLYNNIS J. LYONS, DO, PA

H RIVERO MD PA

HECTOR B. JIMENEZ, M.D., P.A.

HENRY E PAEZ, M.D., P.A.

IMMEDIATE CARE, P.A.

INTERNAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATES, P.A.

JACK I. NEWCOMER, M.D., P.A.

JANE LAMP, MD, PA

JANIN HEART & VASCULAR INSTITUTE, P.A.

JAVIER J. CANASI, M.D., P.A.

JEFFREY L. PRESSER MD PA

JIMENEZ MEDICAL CENTER, INC.

JOHNSON MEDICAL SERVICES CORP.

JORGE L. MACIA AND ROSA M. MARIN, MD, PA.

JOSE A. DE OLAZABAL

JOSE BASAGOITIA, MD

JOSE BASAGOITIA, MD, PA

JOSE R. DE OLAZABAL

JOSEPH A. GIAIMO, D.O., P.A.

JUAN ALBERTO PRIETO MD PA

JUAN CUELLAR, M.D.

JUPITER CONCIERGE FAMILY PRACTICE, P.A.

JUPITER INTERNAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATES, P.A.

JUPITER INTERNAL MEDICINE GROUP, L.L.C.

JUPITER MEDICAL GROUP, P.A.

KAREN R. KUTIKOFF MD PA

KIDNEY SPECIALTY CENTER, INC.

KENNETH S. JAFFE, M.D. P.A.

LA PODIATRY GROUP, LLC

LAI-YUAN LIU, MD

LAKE PARK MEDICAL CARE CENTER, INC.

LAZARO MIGUEL GARCIA, M.D., P.A.

LAZARO PRIEGUES, M.D., P.A

LAZARO VIGOA, M.D., P.A.

LEON & GONZALES, CORP.

LEONARD A. SUKIENIK, D.O., P.A.

LUIS S. VERAS, M.D., P.A.

MADELEINE RODRIGUEZ-ALONSO M.D.,P.A.

MANUEL BORNIA, M.D. 

MARIA O. LOPEZ, M.D., P.A.

MEDICAL ASSOCIATES OF DELRAY, P.A.

MICHAEL J. SINCLAIR, M.D., P.A.

MICHAEL M. TUCHMAN, M.D., P.A.

MIL-LAKE HEATH CARE CENTER INC.

MINERVA SANTO-THOMAS M.D., P.A.

MOHAMMAD T JAVED, MD, PA

MOHAN L. GUPTA, M.D., P.A.

MUDIT JAIN, M.D., P.A.

MUHAMMAD A. CHAUDHARY, M.D., P.A.

MUHAMMAD K. SYED MD PA

NARENDRA K. MAHESHWARI, M.D., P.A.

NEUROLOGY SPECIALIST OF JUPITER, P.A.

NEWFIELD ORTHOPEDICS, P.A.

NORTH PALM FAMILY PRACTICE LLC

ORLON V. CARR III, M.D. P.A.

PALM BEACH CARDIOLOGY CENTER, INC.

PALM BEACH FAMILY MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, INC.

PALM BEACH FOOT AND ANKLE, INC.

PALM BEACH INTERNAL MEDICINE, LLC

PETER R. ALDANA, M.D., P.A.

PETER V. CHOY, MD, LLC

POMPANO MEDICAL CENTER, INC.

PREMIER FAMILY HEALTH, P.A.

PRETTELT CENTER FOR FAMILY HEALTH, P.A

PRIMARY CARE ASSOCIATES, P.A.

RAJ KHAMBHATI, M.D., P.A.

RAJESH AGARWALA, M.D., PLLC

RAFAEL A. BARRIAL, M.D., P.A

RAMON G. IGLESIAS, M.D., P.A.

REBECCA A. PROSTKO, M.D.P.A.

RICHARD A. DELUCIA JR., M.D. P.A.

RICHARD A DUBE MD INC.

ROBERT C. GREER IV, D.O., P.A.

ROBIN A. SYKES, M.D., P.A., INC.

ROHIT DANDIYA, M.D., P.A.

ROLANDO C. MENDIZABAL M.D., P.A.

ROYAL PALM BEACH MEDICAL GROUP, LLC

SANDEEP JAIN MD, P.A.

SCOTT BEEDE, M.D.,PA

SIGMA MEDICAL CENTER, INC

SOMA MEDICAL CENTER, P.A.

SOUTH FLORIDA MEDICINE, LLC

SOUTH FLORIDA NEPHROLOGY GROUP, P.A

SOUTH PALM BEACH HEALTH GROUP, LLC

SOUTH PALM BEACH NEPHROLOGY, P.A.

SOUTH PALM MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, P.A.

STEVEN KANNER D.O. PLLC

STUART JOSEPH MD, LLC

THE MEDICAL GROUP OF SOUTH FLORIDA, INC

THE SURGICAL GROUP OF MIAMI, P.A

THERESA KELLER GOEBEL, D.O., P.A.

THOMAS R. ROWE GENERAL & ONCOLOGIC SURGERY P.A.

UMA KHANNA, MD, PA

VALENTINA GHERGHINA, M.D., P.A.

VIJAY VAKHARIA MD PA

VILMED, INC.

WELLINGTON INTERNAL MEDICINE GROUP, P.A.

WELLINGTON MEDICAL CARE ASSOCIATES, LLC

WILLIAM S. NUTOVITS, MD, PA

WOMENFIRST, LLC

Z. RAFAEL ABAD, M.D.

Z. RAFAEL ABAD, M.D. P.A.

ACO Participants in joint ventures between ACO professionals and hospitals

ACO participants are not in joint ventures with other ACO professionals and/or hospitals.

PBACO Governing Body

Dr. Richard Weisberg Chairman  DR. RICHARD B. WEISBERG, P.A.
Dr. Ana Lisa Carr Voting Member  ORLON V. CARR III, M.D. P.A.
Dr. Avishai Mendelson Voting Member  THE MEDICAL GROUP OF SOUTH FLORIDA,INC
Dr. Daniel Boss Voting Member   JUPITER INTERNAL MEDICINE ASSOCIATES, P.A.
Dr. Elio Novoa Voting Member  JUPITER MEDICAL GROUP, P.A.
Dr. Harvey Montijo Voting Member  OPTIMAL WELLNESS & LONGEVITY INSTITUTE, LLC
Dr. Hector Jimenez Voting Member  HECTOR B. JIMENEZ, M.D., P.A.
Dr. Mirta Galante Voting Member  FLAGLER MEDICAL ASSOCIATES, P.A.
Dr. Jose Arrascue Voting Member  SOUTH PALM BEACH NEPHROLOGY, P.A.
Dr. Kenneth Jaffe Voting Member  KENNETH S. JAFFE, M.D. P.A.
Dr. Ricardo Girala Voting Member  KEY BISCAYNE MEDICAL CENTER, INC.
Dr. Richard Delucia Voting Member  RICHARD A. DELUCIA JR., M.D. P.A.
Dr. Richard Weisberg Voting Member  DR. RICHARD B. WEISBERG, P.A.
Dr. Rupesh Dharia Voting Member  PALM BEACH INTERNAL MEDICINE, LLC
Dr. Sandeep Jain Voting Member  SANDEEP JAIN MD, P.A.
Dr. Shady Salib Voting Member  AMIR FAHMY MD.PA
Dr. David Kiner Voting Member  MEDICARE BENEFICIARY

South Florida Governing Body

Dr. Luis Veras Chairman LUIS S. VERAS, M.D., P.A.
Dr. Homero Rivero Vice Chairman H RIVERO MD PA
Dr. Lazaro Priegues Voting Member LAZARO PRIEGUES, M.D., P.A.
Dr. Stuart Joseph Voting Member STUART K. JOSEPH M.D., LLC
Dr. Dolores Sanchez-Cazau Voting Member SANCHEZ-CAZAU MEDICAL GROUP, P.A.
Dr. Carmen Fernandez Voting Member CARMEN C. FERNANDEZ, M.D., P.A.
Dr. Javier Jimenez Voting Member CARDIOVASCULAR MEDICINE ASSOCIATES, P.A.
Dr. Minerva Santo Tomas Voting Member MINERVA SANTO-TOMAS M.D., P.A.
Dr. Hector Jimenez Voting Member PBACO REPRESENTATIVE
Mr. Jaime Pinto Voting Member MEDICARE BENEFICIARY

 

Key ACO Committees, Key Leadership Personnel, Associated Committees, and Committee Leadership

1.     ACO Executive: Mr. David Klebonis

2.     Medical Director: Dr. Arthur Hansen

3.     Compliance Official: Mr. David Klebonis 

4.     Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Mr. Mohan Pillai

 

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

A network of individual practices of ACO professionals.

 

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

Agreement period beginning 2012, Performance Year 1*: $19,388,729

Agreement period beginning 2012, Performance Year 2014: $14,455,933

Agreement period beginning 2012, Performance Year 2015: $36,834,657

How Shared Savings Are Distributed

Agreement period beginning 2012, Performance Year 1*:

Proportion invested in infrastructure and redesigned care processes/resources: 15%

Distribution to ACO Participants: 85%

80% - Primary Care Physicians

20% - Specialists

Agreement period beginning 2012, Performance Year 2014:

Proportion invested in infrastructure and redesigned care processes/resources: 15%

Distribution to ACO Participants: 85%

80% - Primary Care Physicians

20% - Specialists

Agreement period beginning 2012, Performance Year 2015:

Proportion invested in infrastructure and redesigned care processes/resources: 15%

Distribution to ACO Participants: 85%

80% - Primary Care Physicians

20% - Specialists

Payment Rule Waivers

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

Quality Performance Results

See our 2012-2014 Quality Performance Results Table Here.


See our 2015 Quality Performance Results Table Here.

 

For more information on how to interpret scores on the above quality performance measures, see

http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/sharedsavingsprogram/Downloads/MSSP-QM-Benchmarks.pdf

* Performance Year 1 for Shared Savings Program ACOs includes a 21- or 18-month period for ACOs with 2012 start dates and a 12-month

period for ACOs with 2013 start dates. Palm Beach ACO Performance Year 1 was an 18-month period.

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