||CMS Quality Measures Reporting - CCACO reminded attendees of the upcoming CMS Quality Measures Reporting period, which will take place from mid-February 2013 through mid-April 2013. Physicians will be required to collect and report patient data.
||Office Renovation - Attendees were informed that renovations on CCACO's new office were complete. They were invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony on February 25, 2013 and visit the new CCACO office.
||Advertising on the CCACO website and member directory - Members were encouraged to purchase an ad package to advertise their practices on the new CCACO website and in the upcoming member directory.
||Diabetes Recognition Program - Attendees were notified that the deadline for submitting a Diabetes Recognition Program application is February 1, 2013. Applicants may apply as a single practitioner or as a group. Physicians who successfully achieve NCQA recognition will receive a $2000 incentive payment.
||Patient Notification - CCACO reminded its members to continue notifying their Medicare patients of their participation in CCACO and requesting their consent to share data.
||ACO IT platform vendor - CCACO selected MDLand as its ACO IT platform vendor and has been working closely with them to analyze CMS data and prepare for the upcoming CMS Quality Measures Reporting period.
||Share Expansion and Additional Shares Purchase - CCACO members voted in September to increase the number of shares to 1,000,000. Members were encouraged to purchase additional shares. Founder members may own up to 24 shares and non-founder members may own up to 20 shares.
||New corporate officers - CCACO announced that it had hired Steve Forman, CPA as its compliance officer and appointed David Y. Zhang, MD, PhD, as its Chief Medical Officer.
||Financial report and proposed Physician Scoring System - CCACO discussed the proposed Physician Scoring System, which will determine the percentage of shared savings, based on number of shares, that each physician will receive.