Akira Health of Fresno, Inc. is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) located in Central California, operational since January 1, 2014. In 2015, Akira Health of Fresno spread to the Sacramento and Stockton areas.


ACO Name and Location:

Akira Health of Fresno, Inc.
P.O. Box 53123
San Jose, CA 95153


ACO Primary Contact:

Tien Trinh, MD
Email: ttrinh@akirahealth.com
Phone: (408) 440-0750
Fax: (408) 809-7539

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

ACO Participants in Joint Ventures between ACO Professionals and Hospitals

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

BETTER CARE STARTS WITH YOU 

​​​​​​Accountable Care Organization

SACRAMENTO

  • Gregory G Smith, MD APC


SAN JOAQUIN

  • Buhari & Deguzman, Inc.
  • HT Family Physician


PLACER

  • David Shirley, MD


ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION


ACO Participants


FRESNO ​​

  • Central Valley Optimal Medical Care Inc.
  • Chestnut Medical Group of Fresno
  • Frank Buchanan, MD
  • Kara Orsak, MD
  • Kevin Nguyen
  • Michael K Lloyd, MD, Inc.
  • Dr. Mythe Laramie MD​
  • Primary Care Consultants, Inc., A Medical Group
  • Roman Malley, MD
  • Sammarian Medical Group
  • Shyam Bhaskar, MD
  • Stephen Grossman, MD
  • Susan Downey, M

​​​​​​​​ACO Governing Body:​

  • Stephen Grossman, MD, Voting Member and Chair, Long Term Care Medical Group
  • Tien Trinh, MD, Voting Member, Akira MSO
  • O'Key Sams, MD, Voting Member, Sammarian Medical Group
  • Susan Downey, MD, Voting Member, Susan Downey, MD
  • Kara Orsak, MD, Voting Member, Kara Orsak, MD
  • Helen Stavros, NonVoting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative


​Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership:

  • ACO Executive: Tien Trinh, MD
  • Medical Director: Tien Trinh, MD
  • Compliance Official: Christina Artero
  • Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Jennifer Crocker


Associated Committees and Committee Leaderships:

  • Quality Committee: O'Key Sams, MD, Chair
  • Operations Committee: Susan Downey, MD, Chair
  • Utilization Review Committee: Kara Orsak, MD, Chair

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

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals


SHARED SAVINGS AND LOSSES


Amount of Shared Savings/Losses: 

  • First Agreement Period
    • ​Performance Year 2016, $2,998,216
    • Performance Year 2015, $0
    • Performance Year 2014, $0


Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • ​Performance Year 2016
      • ​​Proportion Invested in Infrastructure: TBA
      • Proportion Invested in Redesigned Care Processes/Resources: TBA
      • Proportion of Distribution to ACO Participants: TBA
    • 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
    • Performance Year 2014 
      • ​​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 samples.

  • For 2016 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/2016-Shared-Savings-Program-SSP-Accountable-Care-O/3jk5-q6dr/data
  • For 2015 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/Medicare-Shared-Savings-Program-Accountable-Care-O/x8va-z7cu/data
  • For 2014 Quality Performance Results please visit: https://data.cms.gov/Special-Programs-Initiatives-Medicare-Shared-Savin/Medicare-Shared-Savings-Program-Accountable-Care-O/ucce-hhpu/data


Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for "Akira Health of Fresno Inc." to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A02854 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.


PAYMENT RULE WAIVERS

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