NW Momentum Health Partners is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO). NW Momentum Health Partners ACO does not have any existing joint ventures. Effective January 1st, 2023, NW Momentum Health Partners is participating in the ACO Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health (REACH) Model.
Northwest Momentum Health Partners ACO, LLC is a community of healthcare providers committed to transforming clinical practice with the goal of improving quality, reducing expenditures and enhancing the patient and provider experience.
To achieve its mission, NW Momentum Health Partners has implemented a management services agreement with PSW to deliver administrative, operational and clinical services.
|Member Name||Organization Representing||Position||ACO Participant Provider or representative of ACO Participant Provider?||Voting/Non-voting|
|Darien Heap, MD||Olympia Multi-Specialty Clinic||Chair||Yes||Voting Member|
|Will Callicoat||MultiCare Capital Medical Center, MultiCare Health System||Vice Chair||Yes||Voting Member|
|Ronald Krauss, MD||Lacey Medical Clinic||Medical Director||Yes||Voting Member|
|Andrew Manista, MD||Olympia Orthopaedic Associates||Yes||Voting Member|
|Cris Johnson, MD||Pioneer Family Practice||Yes||Voting Member|
|Oscar Soule, PhD||Retired||Beneficiary Representative||No||Voting Member|
|Mariella Cummings||Retired||Consumer Advocate||No||Voting Member|
|Cheri Dorhauer, MD||Yelm Family Medicine||Yes||Voting Member|
|Bill Kriegsman, MD||MultiCare Capital Medical Center, MultiCare Health System||Yes||Voting Member|
|Jay Rudd, MD||Clarus Eye Center||No||Voting Member|
|Leslie Hiebert||Klickitat Valley Health||Yes||Voting Member|
|Mark Smith||MultiCare Capital Medical Center, MultiCare Health System||Yes||Voting Member|
|Gary Goin, MD||Retired||Ex-Officio||No||Non-Voting Member|
Key Administrative & Clinical Leadership
|Melanie Matthews||CEO, PSW and NW Momentum Health Partners ACO|
|Jeremy Yielding||Chief Operating Officer, PSW|
|Steve Schramm||Chief Financial Officer, PSW|
|Tamara Schaffert||Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, PSW|
|Ronald Krauss, MD||Medical Director, NW Momentum Health Partners ACO|
Lacey Medical clinic
|Cheryl Moses, RN||Chief Nursing Officer, PSW|
|Tamra Ruymann||Chief of Digital Health, PSW|
|Sara Aukerman||Compliance Officer, PSW and NW Momentum Health Partners ACO|
Global & Professional Direct Contracting Year-over-Year Shared Savings and Performance Results (2022)
*The Shared Savings and Performance Results for Direct Contracting will be posted once the information becomes available.
ACO Realizing Equity, Access, and Community Health Year-over-Year Shared Savings and Performance Results (2023)
*The Shared Savings and Performance Results for ACO REACH will be posted once the information becomes available.
January 2019: NW Momentum Health Partners reduces Next Generation ACO Model Spend by 8.2%
January 2020: NW Momentum Health Partners saves $2.4M in Shared Savings
January 2021: NW Momentum Health Partner saves $1.3M in Shared Savings
October 2021: NW Momentum Health Partners achieves $11M in Gross Savings in 2020
November 2022: NW Momentum Health Partners Achieves Positive Health Outcomes and Savings in Final Year of NGACO Model