CHI health partners

At a glance

Region: Midwest
Year Started: 1998
Leadership: Scott Ptacnik, President; Dr. Hank Sakowski, Medical Director
Website: chihealthpartners.org
MSSP: Track 3 (Alegent Health Partners – Omaha market), Track 1 (TPN Health Partners – Lincoln and western Nebraska markets)
Lives Managed: 234,326
Providers: 4,060

Nebraska, Iowa

CHI Health Partners manages a network of over 4,000 providers throughout Nebraska and southwest Iowa. The organization negotiates and administers value-based agreements with Commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare Advantage health insurance plans on behalf of its provider network. Over 230,000 patients are covered under these value-based agreements. Additionally, the organization provides all management and administrative support to two Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations — Alegent Health Partners and TPN Health Partners.

Quality Highlight

CHI Health Partners is focused on offering comprehensive, data-driven, coordinated care. In 2017, the Medicare ACOs it manages scored equal to or better than other ACOs in almost all quality performance measures.

CHI Health Partners has dramatically increased its revenue in each of the past three years, and in calendar year 2018 achieved over $40 million in care management and shared savings revenue from its various value-based contracts. CHI Health Partners’ work with CHI Health employees in Omaha also resulted in a 33% reduction in imaging costs, 20% reduction in average length of stay, 17% reduction in medical spending and a 13% reduction in ED visits between 2012 and 2015.

 


President, CHI Health Partners

Scott Ptacnik leads CHI Health’s clinically integrated network, CHI Health Partners. He has worked in health care for more than 10 years and provided both strategic and operational leadership in the development of value-based and accountable care programs. His experience also includes oversight of a number of accountable care functions, including health plan and provider contracting, provider network management, population health analytics, care management and clinical quality management.

President, CHI Health Partners

Scott Ptacnik leads CHI Health’s clinically integrated network, CHI Health Partners. He has worked in health care for more than 10 years and provided both strategic and operational leadership in the development of value-based and accountable care programs. His experience also includes oversight of a number of accountable care functions, including health plan and provider contracting, provider network management, population health analytics, care management and clinical quality management.