Optimum NY Independent
Practice Association

ACO Name and Location
Optimum NY Independent Practice Association, LLC
726 Exchange St.
Suite 522
Buffalo, NY 14210

 

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Paul Shields, DO
Primary Contact Phone Number 716-512-7699
Primary Contact Email Address Shields.Paul@glin.com

 

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION

 

ACO REACH Participant and Preferred Providers:

 

ACO REACH Governing Body:

Last Name First Name Title/Position Voting Power?
Y/N
Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Charles Richard Chairperson Y ACO REACH Participant Representative General Physician PC
Amandeep Pal Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Amandeep Pal, MD
Danaher Patricia Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Patricia J Danaher MD PC
Dwight Lewis Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Lewis, Dwight D.
Ferguson Richard Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Richard Ferguson
Kavic John Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Parkview Primary Care Physicians PLLC
Mangat Simmanjeet Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center
Manyon Andrea Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative UB Family Medicine Inc
Matthews George Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Academic Medicine Services, Inc.
Sharma Nisha Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Sharma Family Medicine
Zimmerman Kenneth Board Member Y ACO REACH Participant Representative Kenneth S. Zimmerman, MD
Davis Andy Board Member Y Community Stakeholder Erie County Medical Center
Laurri Frank Board Member Y Community Stakeholder Frank R. Laurri, MD & Associates PC
Mineo Michael Board Member Y Community Stakeholder Kaleida Health
Brown Luanne Board Member Y Consumer Advocate Buffalo Perinatal and Prenatal Network
McGuire Nora Board Member Y Medicare Beneficiary Representative N/A

 

Key ACO REACH Clinical and Administrative Leadership:

Name Leadership Role Title Employer
Paul Shields, DO Administrative and Clinical Chief Executive Officer
Chief Medical Officer
Optimum NY IPA, LLC
Richard Charles, MD Clinical Chairperson of the Board and Participant in ACO REACH General Physician, PC
Victoria Belniak Administrative Compliance Officer Optimum NY IPA, LLC
TBD Administrative Director, Human Resources Optimum NY IPA, LLC
Kristin Cortese Administrative VP, Population Health & Practice Transformation Optimum NY IPA, LLC
Alexis Jordan Administrative VP, Finance and Operations Optimum NY IPA, LLC

 

Associated Committees and Committee Leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position Entity of Employment
Network Committee Andrea Manyon, MD - Chairperson UB Family Medicine Inc
Finance & Operations TBD  
Clinical & Quality Committee Patricia Danaher, MD - Chairperson Patricia J Danaher MD PC
Patient Family Advisory Committee Nora McGuire - Chairperson N/A

 

Types of ACO Participants, or Combinations of Participants, That Formed the ACO:

  • Network of individual practices and/or professionals in a group practice arrangement made up of primary care, specialty and ancillary providers.

 

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • N/A

Shared Savings Distribution

  • N/A

 

Quality Performance Results

  • N/A

 

Payment Rule Waivers

  • N/A

 

For general questions or additional information about Accountable Care Organizations, please visit www.medicare.gov/acos.html or call 1.800.MEDICARE (1.800.633.4227) TTY users should call 1.877.486.2048.

For additional information please call 1-844-769-5879 or email GLINinfo@glin.com

For compliance and security-related concerns, please contact compliance@glin.com or call 716-512-7638