Clinical Quality

Measuring the success of efforts to improve the overall health of the Medicare Fee-for-Service patients we serve is the most critical component of Onslow Partners in Care's mission. Without the use of real and timely data, we could not provide to you, our patients, the information that you need to understand the impact we can have in working together toward a healthier population and improved healthcare delivery system.

We will be measuring ourselves against standards set and utilized by hundreds of other ACOs around the country. This will allow us to not only report data back to you about us but also compare ourselves to other participating ACOs throughout the U.S. This will be completed after the conclusion of the performance year.

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2018 Reporting Period - Onslow Partners in Care Quality Measure Results and Comparisons

Measure Number Measure Name ACO Performance Rate Mean Performance Rate (SSP ACOs)
ACO-1 2 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information  87.17 86.14
ACO-2 2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate  94.30 93.93
ACO-3 2 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider  91.34 92.45
ACO-4 2 CAHPS: Access to Specialists  85.86 81.50
ACO-5 2 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 62.11 59.26
ACO-6 2 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 66.07 61.94
ACO-7 2 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status  73.03 73.35
ACO-34 2 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources  25.25 26.26
ACO-8 1 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 15.14 14.98
ACO-35 1 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM) 18.74 18.59
ACO-36 1 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes 35.97 37.01
ACO-37 1 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 78.51 76.75
ACO-38 1 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 62.73 59.00
ACO-43 1 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 1.62 1.98
ACO-11 2 Use of Certified EHR Technology 99.52 98.20
ACO-12 2 Medication Reconciliation 93.18 85.91
ACO-13 2 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk  69.60 79.73
ACO-44 2 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 70.37 64.36
ACO-14 2 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 54.55 72.71
ACO-15 2 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 61.11 75.97
ACO-16 2 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 84.80 76.83
ACO-17 2 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 56.10 72.81
ACO-18 2 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 43.50 66.74
ACO-19 2 Colorectal Cancer Screening 60.89 68.27
ACO-20 2 Breast Cancer Screening 54.03 71.96
ACO-42 2 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 85.43 81.47
ACO-27 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control  25.00 15.51
ACO-41 2 Diabetes: Eye Exam 27.02 52.42
ACO-28 2 Hypertension: Controlling High Blood Pressure  67.87 73.10
ACO-30 2 Ischemic Vascular Disease: Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 88.71 88.92

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

CAHPS = Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems
PQI = Prevention Quality Indicator

1 The lower the percentage the better the performance.
2 The higher the percentage the better the performance.