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Collaborative Care of Florida — Accountable Care Organization

ACO Information

ACO Name and Location
Collaborative Care of Florida, LLC
1414 Kuhl Ave. MP#2
Orlando, FL, 32806

ACO Primary Contact:
Dennis Buhring

Organizational Information

ACO Participants

  • Orlando Health, Inc.
  • Orlando Physicians Network, Inc.
  • Orlando Health Physician Associates, LLC
  • Southwest Orlando Family Medicine, PL
  • West Orange Physicians Group, LLC

ACO Participants in Joint Ventures between ACO Professionals and Hospitals
No participants are involved in a joint venture between ACO professionals and hospitals.

ACO Governing Body

  • Martin Derrow, MD, Orlando Health Physician Associates, LLC (Chairman and Voting Member)
  • Dennis Buhring, Orlando Health Physician Associates, LLC (Voting Member)
  • Erik Walker, MD, Orlando Health Physician Associates, LLC (Voting Member)
  • Bernadette Spong, Orlando Health (Voting Member)
  • Curt Pattee, Orlando Health (Voting Member)
  • Benjamin Kaplan, MD, Orlando Physicians Network(Voting Member)
  • Bryan Roy, ARNP, Southwest Orlando Family Medicine (Voting Member)
  • Amy Jackson, DO, West Orange Physicians Group (Voting Member)
  • Malcolm S. MacDiarmid, Medicare Beneficiary Representative (Voting Member)

Key Clinical and Administrative Leadership

  • ACO Executive: Dennis Buhring
  • Medical Director: Martin Derrow, MD
  • Chief Financial Officer: Curt Pattee
  • Chief Operating Officer: Linda Zinkovich
  • Chief Technology Officer: Chris Jordan
  • Compliance Officer: David Huddleson

ACO Committees and Committee Leaderships

  • Quality Improvement & Care Coordination Committee: Martin Derrow, MD, Chair
  • Finance & Operations Committee: Erik Walker, MD, Chair
  • Compliance Committee: David Huddleson, Chair 

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

  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals
  • A hospital employing ACO professionals
  • ACO professionals in a group practice arrangement

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Performance Year 1: $1,469,180
  • Performance Year 2014: $2,421,969
  • Performance Year 2015: $2,751,251

How Shared Savings Are Distributed

  • Operating Expense Recoupment: 10%
  • Reinvestment in Infrastructure: 10%
  • Shared Savings Distribution to ACO Participants: 80%
    • ACO Participating Primary Care Providers: 50%
    • Orlando Health Operations/Hospital: 50%

Quality Performance Results

For information about ACOs

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