Accountable Care Organization Information

Accountable Care Organization Public Reporting Guidance

ACO Name and Location

UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network
6363 Forest Park Rd, BL3.300
Dallas, Texas 75390

Mailing address: 
6363 Forest Park Rd, BL3.300 
Dallas, Texas 75390-9087

Hours of Operation:

Monday:        8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday:       8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday:  8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday:      8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday:           8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

ACO Primary Contacts

Danny Irland, Chief Financial Officer
Danny.Irland@UTSouthwestern.edu
Phone: 214-645-0303

Accountable Care Organization Information

UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network (UTSACN) represents a model of health care delivery based on a strategy to better align physicians, hospitals, and payers in order to provide better access to care, better clinical quality, and control costs. In January 2017, UTSACN was selected to participate in Next Generation ACO through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) as an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). UTSACN works with CMS through the Next Generation ACO to provide high-quality care in a cost-efficient manner with a patient-centered approach. UTSACN shares the following information regarding its participation as a Next Generation ACO:

ACO Participants

  • A Woman's View
  • Adam S. Miner, M.D., P.A.
  • Addison Internal Medicine, P.A.
  • All Healthcare Medical Clinic PLLC
  • American Internal Medicine Services PA
  • Amina R. Allaudin, M.D., P.A.
  • Amy Chung, DO PLLC
  • Arash Tirandaz M.D.PA
  • Arminda Perez, M.D.
  • Avondale Family Care PLLC
  • Barbara Stark Baxter
  • Bedford Internal Medicine Clinic
  • Boppana Primary Care Clinic Pa
  • Brashear Family Medical, P.A.
  • Bridlewood Family Healthcare, P.A.
  • Casey Nguyen, M.D., P.A.
  • Cedar Niles Internal Medicine PA
  • Coppell Adult Medicine Specialist
  • Coppell Associates in Family Medicine, P.A.
  • Cynthia Shughrue
  • Dallas Women's Healthcare
  • Dana Huyen My Dinh, M.D., P.A.
  • Davey Perrin
  • David Brehm MD
  • Dee G. McCrary Jr. MD PA
  • Denise Cantu Bannister Pa
  • Diagnostic Partners of North Texas, P.A.
  • Doctors of Internal Medicine
  • Donald Phillips
  • Cox, Chanez, & Christina
  • E S Romanelli Pa
  • Edid Ramos, MD, PA
  • Fairway Family Medicine-Primary Care Pllc
  • Family Healthcare Associates
  • Family Medicine Of Texas Pa
  • Family Practice House Calls
  • Focus Internal Medicine, PLLC
  • Forest Lane Family Practice
  • Franklin Leroy Casey Pa
  • Frisco Medical Surgical Clinic
  • Frisco Primary Care
  • Gary A Tigges M D P A
  • Gonnalagadda PLLC
  • Gustavo H. Day MD, PA
  • H Meda MD PA
  • Jay Boulas, Md, Pa
  • Hardeep Rai, Md, Pa
  • Healing Companion Medical Clinic
  • Health Express Clinics Network Pllc
  • Healthcare Associates of Irving, LLP
  • Heritage Inter-Med, PLLC
  • Hsu & Hsu Internal Medicine Associates, Pa
  • Humberto Lopez
  • Internal Medicine Associates of Plano P.A.
  • J Gabrielle P Patterson Pa
  • Jack Seidel M.D.
  • Janna Massar Pa
  • Jeffrey C Komenda Pa
  • Jennifer Aldrich Pa
  • Jennifer Weatherly, D.O., P.A.
  • Jianhuan Meng
  • Jinsong Zhang
  • John Pang DO
  • John S. Webb, M.D., P.A.
  • Jose Francisco Deleon M.D P.A
  • Joseph Park, D.O.
  • Juan Herrera
  • Kalpana Thakur, MD PA
  • Karana R. Fairley M.D., P.A.
  • Kelly L Wimberly Pa
  • Lake Arlington Family Medicine, P.A.
  • Lillian R. White MD PA
  • Lisa Medwedeff Pa
  • Louis P Coates LLC
  • Md Request Pllc
  • Medical Specialist Associated
  • Michael L. McCullough M.D., P.A.
  • Mohiudin A Zeb, MD, PA
  • Nauman Anwar MD PA
  • Nguyen Family Medicine, P.A.
  • Nguyen X Tran & Associates
  • Niti Randhawa, M.D., PA
  • North Dallas Primary Care Pa
  • Oakmont Wellness Center
  • Our Children Pediatrics
  • Palaniappan Arumugham
  • Pedro E. Estorque, Jr., MD PA
  • Plano Internal Medicine Associates
  • Plano Supreme Primary Care Inc
  • Prabha Mohan MD PA
  • Precision Family Medicine Pa
  • Prentiss Family Medicine
  • Prestige Primary Care
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine, PLLC
  • Priti B. Vyas  M.D. P.A.
  • Progressive Health Family Medicine Pllc
  • Rafael Canadas MD PA
  • Rahele Lameh, M.D.
  • Rakesh Saini M.D. P.A
  • Ray Rollins
  • Relda J. Setliff, M.D., P.A.
  • Ricardo Diaz MD
  • Ronald N. Skufca, D.O. P.A.
  • Rushing Family Practice
  • Sam's Medical Center PLLC
  • Sapna Jaiswal Md Pa
  • Shalini Katikaneni Pa
  • Shashank Dengle
  • Sheridan Scott Evans M.D., P.A.
  • Son N Giep MD PA
  • Southern Horizon Healthcare, PLLC
  • Starcare Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Steven M Pounders Md Pllc
  • Stonebridge Adult Medicine PA
  • Texas Family Healthcare,P.A.
  • Texas Health Back Care
  • Texas Health Physicians Group
  • Texas Primary Care Specialists
  • Theresa D. Stretch Md,Pa
  • Thomas J Purgason Pa
  • Trophy Club Family Medicine PA
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Wei Gao Pa
  • Willow Bend Family Medicine, P.A.
  • Yan Li, M.D. PhD., P.A.
  • Your Medical Home, P.A.
  • Z & Z Medical Associates, P.A.

ACO Preferred Participants

  • Addison Internal Medicine, P.A.
  • AMH Cath Labs LLC d/b/a Texas Health Heart & Vascular Hospital Arlington
  • Arlington Surgery Center, LLC d/b/a Texas Health Surgery Center Arlington
  • Barbara Stark Baxter
  • Bridlewood Family Healthcare, P.A.
  • Buffington Family Medicine, PLLC
  • C. Young Memorial Home
  • Cascade Tarrant Health Services, LTD dba MATLOCK PLACE HEALTH
  • Chong Liu
  • Cynthia Shughrue
  • Dallas County Hospital District dba PRAIRIE ESTATES
  • Dallas County Hospital District dba THE MADISON ON MARSH
  • Dallas County Hospital District dba TOWN EAST REHABILITATION
  • Davey Perrin
  • David Brehm MD
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba BEACON HILL
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba HOLLYMEAD
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba SAN REMO
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba THE BELMONT AT TWIN CREEKS
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba THE CARLYLE AT STONEBRIDGE PARK
  • Dee G. McCrary Jr. MD PA
  • Doctors of Internal Medicine
  • Donald Hardy Phillips
  • Gary Guce and Associates PLLC
  • First Texas Hospital Carrollton, LLC d/b/a Texas Health Hospital
  • Flower Mound Family Health Center
  • Flower Mound Hospital Partners, LLC d/b/a Texas Health Presbyterian
  • Fort Austin Limited Partnership dba BROOKDALE BROADWAY CITYVIEW
  • Fort Worth Endoscopy Centers, LLC, d/b/a Fort Worth Endoscopy Center
  • Frisco Center For Internal Medicine
  • FS Tenant Pool Trust dba HEALTHCARE CENTER AT THE FORUM AT PARK LANE
  • Grandview Medical Center
  • Greenville Surgery Center, Ltd., dba Greenville Surgery Center
  • Haltom Operations, LLC dba LIFE CARE CENTER OF HALTOM
  • HCR Heartland of Bedford TX LLC dba HEARTLAND HEALTH CARE CENTER
  • Health Imaging Partners, LLC d/b/a Envision Imaging at Camp Bowie
  • Health Imaging Partners, LLC d/b/a Envision Imaging at Pennsylvania
  • Health Imaging Partners, LLC d/b/a Envision Imaging of Bedford
  • Health Imaging Partners, LLC d/b/a Envision Imaging of Cleburne
  • Health Imaging Partners, LLC d/b/a Envision Imaging of McKinney
  • Health Imaging Partners, LLC d/b/a Envision Imaging of North Arlington
  • Health Imaging Partners, LLC d/b/a Envision Imaging of South Arlington
  • Health Imaging Partners, LLC d/b/a Envision Imaging of Southlake
  • Healthcare Associates of Irving, LLP
  • Humberto Lopez
  • Internal Medicine Associates of Plano P.A.
  • Jennifer Weatherly, D.O., P.A.
  • Jinsong Zhang
  • Joseph Park, D.O.
  • JSC Lake Highlands Operations, LP dba VILLAGES OF LAKE HIGHLANDS
  • Juan Miguel Herrera
  • Kelly L Wimberly Pa
  • LCS-AL LLC dba AUTUMN LEAVES
  • LCS-SP-LLC dba SIGNATURE POINTE ON THE LAKE HEALTHCARE COMMUNITY
  • Legend Healthcare Euless, Lp. Dba LEGEND HEALTHCARE AND REHAB
  • MetHealth PA
  • Naira Babaian
  • Neighborhood Medical Center
  • Nexian Health of Garland, Inc. dba PLEASANT VALLEY HEALTHCARE
  • North Dallas Surgical Center, LLC D/B/A Texas Health Surgery Center
  • North Texas Optimum Health Care
  • Palaniappan Arumugham
  • Physicians Medical Center, LLC d/b/a Texas Health Center
  • Presbyterian Village North dba PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE NORTH SPEC
  • Prestonwood Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Inc
  • Rakesh K. Saini
  • Ray E Rollins
  • Remarkable Healthcare of Carrollton dba REMARKABLE HEALTHCARE
  • Ricardo Diaz MD
  • Richard C Bell MD PA
  • Robert Megna
  • Rockwall Regional Hospital, LLC d/b/a Texas Health Presbyterian
  • Rosemary A Bates Md Pa
  • Safoora Harandi
  • Shalini Katikaneni Pa
  • Shashank Dengle
  • Simon S Tan Pa
  • Singh Medical Practice, Pllc
  • South Limestone Hospital District dba ACCEL AT WILLOW BEND
  • South Limestone Hospital District dba BAYBROOKE VILLAGE CARE
  • South Limestone Hospital District dba GARNET HILL REHABILITATION
  • Southlake Specialty Hospital, LLC d/b/a Texas Health Harris
  • Starcare Family And Preventive Medicine
  • Surgical Caregivers of Fort Worth, L.P. dba Fort Worth Surgery Center
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital
  • Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital d/b/a Texas Health
  • Texas Health Back Care
  • Texas Health Craig Ranch Surgery Center LLC dba Texas Health Surgery
  • Texas Health Flower Mound Orthopedic Surgery Center LLC. d/b/a Texas
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville
  • Texas Health Huguley, Inc dba Texas Health Huguley Hospital Ft. Worth
  • Texas Health Outpatient Surgery Center Alliance
  • Texas Health Physicians Group
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen d/b/a Texas Health Behav
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas / REHAB
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano d/b/a Texas Health Seay
  • Texas Health Specialty Hospital Fort Worth
  • Texas Institute for Surgery, L.L.P. d/b/a Texas Institute for Surgery
  • The Legacy at Willow Bend Retirement Community, Inc
  • The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • Theresa D. Stretch Md,Pa
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Zale Lipshy
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Zale Lipshy Rehab
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Zale Lipshy Psych Unit
  • USMD Hospital at Arlington, LP
  • USMD Hospital at Fort Worth, LP
  • UT Southwestern Home Health Care
  • Wilson Creek Surgical Center LLC d/b/a Stonebridge Surgery Center
  • Yili Wang

ACO Participants in Joint ventures between ACO Professionals and Hospitals

  • Aamer Agha, M.D.
  • Barry Alldredge, M.D.
  • Barry Firstenberg, D.O.
  • Cheryl Richards-Stallings, D.O.
  • Daniel Sone, D.O.
  • Dina Diehl, D.O.
  • Elizabeth Pearch, D.O.
  • Gary Bonacquisti, M.D.
  • Gregory Colon, M.D.
  • Husam Alkhersam, M.D.
  • Jack Wright, M.D.
  • Jose Burbano De Lara, M.D.
  • Matthew Roberson, M.D.
  • Michael Jutras, M.D.
  • Que Thu Pravong, D.O.
  • Ramesh Amara, M.D.
  • Raymond Staniunas, M.D.
  • Roger Tolar, M.D.
  • Saleem Mallick, M.D.
  • Sandra Adair, D.O.
  • Stephen Glaser, D.O.
  • Theodore Crofford, M.D.
  • Weldon Johnson, Jr., D.O.

UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network ACO Governing Body

  • Dr. Michael Chiu, Voting Member, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Medical Director, ACO participant representative
  • Arnim Dontes, Voting Member and Secretary/Treasurer, ACO participant representative
  • Danny Irland, Voting Member, UTSACN Chief Financial Officer, ACO staff member
  • Dr. Bruce Meyer, Voting Member and Chairman, UT Southwestern Medical Center, ACO participant representative
  • Dr. Mack Mitchell, Voting Member, UT Southwestern Medical Center, ACO participant representative
  • Kate Conklin, Non-Voting Member, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Interim Chief ACO Compliance Officer
  • Dr. Gary Reed, Voting Member, UT Southwestern Medical Center, ACO participant representative
  • Dr. Stan Taylor, Voting Member, UT Southwestern Medical Center, ACO participant representative
  • Dr. John Warner, Voting Member, UT Southwestern Medical Center, ACO participant representative
  • Dr. John Webb, Voting Member, John Webb, PA, ACO participant representative
  • Donald Zale, Voting Member, Medicare beneficiary representative and Consumer Advocate


Key Clinical and Administrative Leadership

  • Chief Financial Officer: Danny Irland, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Medical Director: Michael Chiu, M.D., UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Compliance Official: Kate Conklin, UT Southwestern Medical Center

UT Southwestern Accountable Care Network Committees and Committee Leaderships

  • Quality Assurance Committee: Gary Reed, M.D., Chair
  • Utilization Management Committee: Lynne Kirk, M.D., Chair
  • Credentialing Committee: Michael Chiu, M.D., Chair

Composition of ACO

Physician-led partnership between UT Southwestern Medical Center, community physicians, and other health care providers organized to improve health care in communities we serve.

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings and Losses

  • Agreement period beginning 2014, Performance Year 2014: $2,945,035
  • Agreement period beginning 2014, Performance Year 2015: $14,188,861

Shared Savings Distribution

Agreement period beginning 2014, Performance Year 2014, 2015:

  • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 19 percent
  • Invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 22 percent
  • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 59 percent

SNF 3-Day Waiver

Yes, Our ACO utilizes the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver

  • C. Young Memorial Home
  • Cascade Tarrant Health Services, LTD dba MATLOCK PLACE HEALTH
  • Dallas County Hospital District dba PRAIRIE ESTATES
  • Dallas County Hospital District dba THE MADISON ON MARSH
  • Dallas County Hospital District dba TOWN EAST REHABILITATION
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba BEACON HILL
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba HOLLYMEAD
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba SAN REMO
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba THE BELMONT AT TWIN CREEKS
  • Decatur Hospital Authority dba THE CARLYLE AT STONEBRIDGE PARK
  • Fort Austin Limited Partnership dba BROOKDALE BROADWAY CITYVIEW
  • FS Tenant Pool Trust dba HEALTHCARE CENTER AT THE FORUM AT PARK LANE
  • Haltom Operations, LLC dba LIFE CARE CENTER OF HALTOM
  • JSC Lake Highlands Operations, LP dba VILLAGES OF LAKE HIGHLANDS
  • Legend Healthcare Euless, Lp. Dba LEGEND HEALTHCARE AND REHAB
  • Nexian Health of Garland, Inc. dba PLEASANT VALLEY HEALTHCARE
  • Presbyterian Village North dba PRESBYTERIAN VILLAGE NORTH SPEC
  • Prestonwood Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, Inc
  • Remarkable Healthcare of Carrollton dba REMARKABLE HEALTHCARE
  • South Limestone Hospital District dba ACCEL AT WILLOW BEND
  • South Limestone Hospital District dba BAYBROOKE VILLAGE CARE
  • South Limestone Hospital District dba GARNET HILL REHABILITATION
  • The Legacy at Willow Bend Retirement Community, Inc

Quality Performance Results

For more information regarding ACOs: 

For ACO Participants ONLY – Reporting Violations and Concerns

To report suspected violations or compliance related concerns, please contact the ACO Compliance Officer and/or to the Compliance Hotline at the following:

Compliance Officer: Kate Conklin

UT Southwestern Medical Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, BL3.100 
Dallas, Texas 75390-8851

Phone: 214-648-6024
Email: Kate.Conklin@UTSouthwestern.edu
Compliance Hotline: 1-877-507-7319
www.utsouthwestern.net/hotline