About Us

The Asian American Accountable Care Organization, LLC (AAACO) is a physician-owned and physician-led organization that is endorsed by the Chinese American Independent Practice Association (CAIPA) and the Chinese American Medical Society (CAMS). The AAACO is comprised of physicians and other health care providers of CAIPA, the Korean American Physician Independent Practice Association (KAP IPA), and the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, a federally qualified health center.  Each of these organizations has a long track record in advocating and providing community-based medical care for the Asian community in New York City.

All AAACO participating providers have in common excellence in linguistic and cultural competency, and commitment to efficient delivery of effective care for the Asian American patient population.

AAACO was among those selected by Medicare to be a Medicare ACO as of July 1, 2012.  Following is a listing of our information.

ACO Name and Location

Asian American Accountable Care Organization, LLC
Previous Names: N/A
202 Canal Street
Suite 500
New York, NY 10013

ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Susan Lau, MPH
Primary Contact Phone Number (212) 965-8435
Primary Contact Email Address Adm.aaaco@gmail.com

 

Organizational Information

ACO participants:

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
8th Avenue Medical Office, PLLC N
Bruce Chin, MD, PC N
Felix Chu, DO, FACC, PC N
Sun-Hoo Foo, MD N
Tina He N
Mark Dah-Jen Lee Surgery, PC N
James Moy N
Hong Jun Chen N
Christina Tsim N
Marcus H. Loo, MD, LLC N
Mayling Chin Chu N
Benjamin Peng N
Shelly Shi N
Colleen Insook Lee N
Ching Yin Lam N
George Lum, MD N
Andrew S. Kim, MD N
Sam Kwauk N
KuoCheng Wang N
Jih-Lih Chiang, MD N
Shiu Tang N
Chester Lo N
Danny Fong N
Charles Chan N
Elmhurst Podiatry Group, PC N
Kee Y. Shum, MD, PC N
Metro Dermatology of NY, PC N
Radiology Of Main Street, PC N
Kevin S Lee, MD & Stephen S Lee, MD, PC N
Salem Medical Office, PC N
Chang Jonathan Maung Tin Physician, PC N
Comprehensive Medical PC N
Joseph Ma N
Main Street Radiology at Bayside, LLC N
Chia Der Wu, MD, PC N
Yun Hee Chung, MD, PC N
8th Ave Ophthalmology, PC N
King-Chen Hon, MD, PC N
Advanced Women’s Health OB/GYN Services, PLLC N
Deng Medical, PC N
Chang Lee N
Por Kung Lin N
Henry Wu N
Antony S.C. Chen, MD N
Chang Ho Suk N
Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, Inc N
Warren W. Chin, MD, PC N
Manhattan Cardiac Medical, PC N
City Care Family Practice, PC N
On Hin Lau, MD, PC N
Bi Hoon Che Physician, PC N
Chinatown Physician, PC N
Downtown Gastroenterology Associates, PC N
DR. Amy S. Chu-Wong, MD, PC N
Tze On Poon, MD, PC N
Universal Medical Service, LLC N
Kwok-Man Lee, MD, PC N
Dr. Tuyen T Trinh, DO, PLLC N
Howard E Huey DO, PC N
Lei Ding N
Fan Lin N
Wai Lap Leung N
Henry Ting N
Zhiguang Zhang N
Steve C. Chang, MD N
Thomas Lyo Medical, PC N
S&G Medical Office, PC N
CP Advanced Imaging PLLC N
Gary Chen N
Wei Liao, MD, PC N
Downtown Renal Medicine, PC N
Kanghan Medical Services, PC N
Choi Medical Services, PLLC N
Jenny Cheng, MD, PC N
Zoe Liu Medical Office PC N
CKC Medical Office, PC N
Chinatown Gastroenterology, P.C. N
Manhattan Family Medicine, PC N
AE & LY Medical Associates, PLLC N
A.H. Jung & C.S.LeeMedical Associates, PC N
Woodside Medical Care, PC N
Eric Zhou Medical Office, PC N
Bo Chen, MD N
Jean Yun, MD, PC N
Maung Maung, MD, PLLC N
Alexander Chan, MD, PC N
Pinnacle Urology, PC N
Lih Lih Wu Medical, PC N
ChungFai Tung, MD, PC N
Dr Ye’s Medical Office N
Edwin K Chan, MD, PC N
DaLai Medical Care, LLC N
Best Ophthalmology, PC N
Wen Ray Thomas Hsu, MD, PC N
Neuro Health, PC N
AGI Medical, PLLC N
BingJing Roberts, MD, PLLC N
Chinatown Medical Consultation, PLLC N
Dr Jingbo Liu Physician Pc N
Pinehurst Medical, PC N
DQS Cardiac and Vascular Services, PC N
Salus Medical Flushing, PC N
Everwell Medical, PC N
L&L Medical Care, PC N
Smart Health Medical, PC N
Hana Gastroenterology, PC N
Lower East Side Family Medicine, PLLC N
Dr Da Wang Psychiatric consulation, PC N
Future Bright Dermatology, PC N
Xiao Huifang Ob/Gyn, PC N
Rex Wu, MD, PLLC N
George Liu N
Hak Yuen N
Chinatown Medical, PLLC N
Xinqi Xu, MD N
Flushing OB/GYN, PC N
Wuhua Jing, MD, PhD, PC N
ZhenQing Brett Wu, MD, PLLC N
Sandy Cheung, DO, PLLC N
Titan Medical Office, PC N
Weibo Medical Care, PC N
Elmhurst Medical, PLLC N
Yun Feng Medical, PC N
Jimmy He Medical, PC N
Dr Xu S Comprehensive Medical, PLLC N
Healthland Medical Care, PLLC N
Active Care Physician, PC N
Sunny Friendly Medical, PC N
Merriderm Dermatology, PLLC N
Heart & Vascular Medicine, PC N
Living-At-Home Medical, PC N
Tong Medical, PLLC N
Weiyan Tan Physician, PC N
Trinity Medical Healthcare, PC N
Xie Yi Medical Office, PC N
Elmhurst Queens Gastroenterology And Hepatology Medical Consultant, PC N
Lifecare Medical, PLLC N
Dr Yang Medical Office, PLLC N
Mercy Care Medical, PLLC N
Innocare Medical PC N
Kelin Medical, PC N
Basicare Medical, PC N
Dr. Yang Integrated Medicine, PC N
Sein Yin See, MD, PLLC N
Vuy Li Physician, PC N
Sanford Medical Care, PLLC N
Yiqun Hui, MD, PLLC N
Xu Z. Chen Psychiatrist, PLLC N
Lee Rehabilitation Osteopathic Medicine, PLLC N
Women’s Health & Wellness Medical Assoc, PLLC N
Melissa M. Chan, MD, PLLC N
Stanley Ng, MD, PC N
Norman Lee N
James Li, MD, PLLC N
Wei Wang N
Hailiu Zuo Physician, PC N
Flushing Chest Medical Associates, PC N
Michael Poon, MD, PLLC N
Alpha Internal Medicine, PC N
Ji Medical Group, PC N
Dr. Lau Medical Oncology, PC N
YuLin Medicine, PLLC N
RC Wellness Medical, PC N
Tao Wu Medical, PC N
A Plus Medical Care, PC N


ACO governing body:

Member Member’s Voting Power – Expressed as a percentage or number Membership Type ACO Participant Legal Business Name/DBA, if Applicable
Last Name First Name Title/Position
Liu George Chairman 1 ACO Participant Representative United Medical Group
Lu Bing President & CEO 1 ACO Participant Representative UNIVERSAL MEDICAL SVCS LLC
Chang Jonathan VP Corporate Affairs & Network Development 1 ACO Participant Representative CHANG JONATHAN MAUNG TIN PHYSICIAN, PC
Foo Sun-Hoo VP of Treasury 1 ACO Participant Representative Sun-Hoo Foo, MD
Chu Felix Board Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Felix Chu, DO, FACC, PC
Chung Yunhee Board Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Yunhee Chung, MD
Deng Juliang Board Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Deng Medical, PC
Fong Danny Board Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Danny Fong, MD, PC
Ng Stanley Board Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Stanley Ng, MD, PC
Pong Perry Board Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, Inc.
Shum Kee Yee Board Member 1 ACO Participant Representative Kee Y. Shum, M.D., P.C.
Tom Richard Board Member 1 Medicare Beneficiary
Chang James Advisor 0 ACO Participant Representative CP Advanced Imaging PLLC
Lam Ching-Yin Advisor 0 ACO Participant Representative Ching Yin Lam, MD
Leung Wai Lap Advisor 0 ACO Participant Representative Wai Lap Leung, MD

Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

George Liu ACO Executive
Richard Ng Medical Director
Danny Fong Compliance Officer
Felix Chu Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer

Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Executive Committee Dr. George Liu, Chair
Clinical Management & Oversight Committee Dr. Stanley Ng, Chair
Coordination of Care Committee Dr. Juliang Deng, Chair
Patient Engagement Committee Dr. Perry Pong, Chair
Quality Assurance & Improvement Committee Dr. Felix Chu, Chair
Health Information Systems & Reporting Committee Dr. Sun-Hoo Foo, Chair
Quality Measures Education & Training Committee Dr. Kee Yee Shum, Chair
Compliance Committee Dr. Danny Fong, Chair
Financial Reporting & Audits Committee Dr. James Chang, Chair

Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO:

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2018, $2,804,122
    • Performance Year 2017, $0
    • Performance Year 2016, $0
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2015, $2,318,962
    • Performance Year 2014, $0
    • Performance Year 2013, $0

Shared Savings Distribution

  • Second Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2018
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 4%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 4%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 92%
  • Performance Year 2017
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
    • Performance Year 2016
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2015
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: 7%
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: 7%
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: 86%
    • Performance Year 2014
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A
    • Performance Year 2013
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Quality Performance Results

2018 Quality Performance Results:

ACO# Measure Name Rate ACO Mean
ACO-1 CAHPS: Getting Timely Care, Appointments, and Information 85.72 86.14
ACO-2 CAHPS: How Well Your Providers Communicate 91.24 93.93
ACO-3 CAHPS: Patients’ Rating of Provider 90.75 92.45
ACO-4 CAHPS: Access to Specialists 78.90 81.50
ACO-5 CAHPS: Health Promotion and Education 57.96 59.26
ACO-6 CAHPS: Shared Decision Making 64.66 61.94
ACO-7 CAHPS: Health Status/Functional Status 68.67 73.35
ACO-34 CAHPS: Stewardship of Patient Resources 28.97 26.26
ACO-8 Risk Standardized, All Condition Readmission 15.35 14.98
ACO-35 Skilled Nursing Facility 30-day All-Cause Readmission measure (SNFRM) 18.61 18.59
ACO-36 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Diabetes 26.73 37.01
ACO-37 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Heart Failure 67.64 76.75
ACO-38 All-Cause Unplanned Admissions for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions 48.77 59.00
ACO-43 Ambulatory Sensitive Condition Acute Composite (AHRQ* Prevention Quality Indicator (PQI #91)) 1.15 1.98
ACO-11 Use of Certified EHR Technology 94.21 98.20
ACO-12 Medication Reconciliation 88.76 85.91
ACO-13 Falls: Screening for Future Fall Risk 88.43 79.73
ACO-44 Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain 80.00 64.36
ACO-14 Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization 96.71 72.71
ACO-15 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults 68.46 75.97
ACO-16 Preventive Care and Screening: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up 92.80 76.83
ACO-17 Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention 90.48 72.81
ACO-18 Preventive Care and Screening: Screening for Clinical Depression and Follow-up Plan 84.93 66.74
ACO-19 Colorectal Cancer Screening 69.48 68.27
ACO-20 Breast Cancer Screening 64.98 71.96
ACO-42 Statin Therapy for the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease 88.45 81.47
ACO-27 Diabetes Mellitus: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control 7.58 15.51
ACO-41 Diabetes: Eye Exam 77.80 52.42
ACO-28 Hypertension (HTN): Controlling High Blood Pressure 86.43 73.10
ACO-30 Ischemic Vascular Disease (IVD): Use of Aspirin or Another Antithrombotic 82.28 88.92

Please note, the ACO-40 Depression Remission at 12 months quality measure is not included in public reporting due to low samples size.

Note: In the Quality Performance Results file(s) above, search for “Asian American Accountable Care Organization, LLC” to view the quality performance results. This ACO can also be found by using the ACO ID A1392 in the public use files on data.cms.gov.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.