Disclosures

Agreement with Quest Diagnostics

The agreement is dated October 1, 2017.  The parties to the arrangement include Premier Care Community, LLC (“Premier”) and Quest Diagnostics Clinical Laboratories, Inc. (“Quest”). Under the agreement, the parties will coordinate with each other to meet requirements for reporting quality and cost measures, establish clinical and administrative systems to support chronic disease management and population health strategies, and evaluate and address the health needs of Premier’s patient population. Quest will make available laboratory testing services to Premier’s providers, and Premier will integrate and use this information in Premier’s data analytics programs, reporting measures, and care coordination and intervention strategies. The agreement includes a series of potential grants to develop infrastructure and redesigning care processes to allow for high quality and efficient service delivery for patients whereby Premier must meet certain quality metrics to be eligible.  This arrangement allows the parties to promote accountability for the quality, cost and overall care for the ACO’s patients and manage and coordinate care for these individuals.

Agreement with Choice Cancer

The agreement is dated July 18, 2017.  The parties to the arrangement include Premier Care Community, LLC (“Premier”) and Gregory A. Echt, MD, PA d/b/a Choice Cancer Care (“Choice Caner”). Choice Cancer will provide oncology services and patient education, care coordination in both an inpatient and outpatient setting, transitional care management services, and post-acute care and other services (such as early detection, screening, and intervention) to oncology patients as a preferred provider of Premier. Premier will provide certain management services to Encompass, including data analytics, quality metrics, and administrative services associated with participation in an ACO.

Agreement with CPL

The agreement is dated March 1, 2017.  The parties to the arrangement include Premier Care Community, LLC (PCC) and Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Inc. (CPL). The parties are working together to support the healthcare needs, including chronic disease management and care coordination needs, of our Medicare Shared Savings Program ACO providers and patients through a healthcare informatics and preferred provider arrangement whereby CPL will serve as PCC’s preferred provider of certain laboratory testing services, and PCC will provide certain ACO-related administrative services. As part of the arrangement, the ACO providers/suppliers will have the option to participate in a voluntary Population Health Informatics Program in which they will be given access to informatics capabilities to improve outcomes, promote efficiency and lower systemic costs. The Program will allow ACO providers to better evaluate, manage and coordinate the care of their ACO patients, including identifying high-risk patients, leading to high-quality care while reducing unnecessary costs associated with poorly-managed chronic conditions.

Agreement with Encompass

The agreement is dated May 1, 2017.  The parties to the arrangement include Premier Care Community, LLC (“Premier”) and Advanced Homecare Management, Inc. d/b/a Encompass Home Health & Hospice (“Encompass”). Encompass will provide home health and hospice services as well as care coordination, transitional care management services, and post-acute care services as a preferred provider of Premier. Premier will provide certain management services to Encompass, including data analytics, quality metrics, and administrative services associated with participation in an ACO.