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Accountable Care Organization

Medicare ACOs (Accountable Care Organizations) are groups of doctors, hospitals and other health care providers who come together to provide coordinated, high-quality care at lower costs to Medicare patients.

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ACO Name and Location                               

ThedaCare ACO, LLC

1 Neenah Center, Neenah, WI 54956 (Corporate)

3 Neenah Center, Neenah, WI 54956 (Office)

ACO Primary Contact

  David Krueger MD, Medical Director

  (920) 454-4242

Organizational Information

ACO Participants:

ACO ParticipantsACO Participant in Joint Venture
Allergy and Asthma Associates SCN
Appleton Emergency Services SCN
Appleton Plastic Surgery Center SCN
Association of Hospital Anesthesiologists SCN
C. Thomas DeRoche DPM LLCN
Corey Wesner, DPM SCN
Digestive Healthcare Specialists SCN
Ear Nose & Throat Specialists of Wisconsin SCN
Ear Nose & Throat Surgical AssociatesN
Family Care of the Fox Cities SCN
Farrar and Associates Mental Health SCN
Fox Cities Eye Clinic SCN
Fox Valley Dermatology SCN
Fox Valley Emergency Medicine SCN
Fox Valley Nephrology Partners SCN
Fox Valley Pathologists SCN
Fox Valley Perinatology SCN
Fox Valley Plastic Surgery SCN
Fox Valley Pulmonary Medicine SCN
Fox Valley Surgical Associates LTDN
Greenville Foot & Ankle Center LLCN
Hand to Shoulder Center of WisconsinN
Integrative Pain Management SCN
Kagen Dermatology Clinic SCN
Kaukauna Clinic SCN
Mary McDonald MD SCN
Neal Diabetic Foot & Ankle CenterN
Neuroscience Group of NE WIN
Northeast Wisconsin Foot & Ankle Associates SCN
Northeast Wisconsin Retina Associates SCN
North Shore Foot & AnkleN
Pain Relief 1 LLCN
Primary Care Associates of Appleton LTDN
Radiology Associates of AppletonN
Radiology Associates of the Fox ValleyN
Renard Foot and Ankle LLCN
Sherman Counseling Management LLCN
Surgical Associates of Neenah SCN
ThedaCare Inc.N
The Center for Aesthetics and Plastic SurgeryN
The Kagen Allergy Clinic SCN
Torhorst Foot and Ankle Clinic SCN
Valley Eye Associates N
Wisconsin Institute of Urology SCN
Wisconsin Institute of Plastic Surgery SCN
Women’s Care of Wisconsin SCN
Women’s Health Specialists SCN

ACO Governing Body:

Member Last NameMember First NameMember Title/PositionMember’s Voting Power (Expressed as a percentage or number)Membership TypeACO Participant Legal Business Name and D/B/A, if applicable
BermasHonnieMD9.1%ACO participant representativeFox Valley Surgical Associates LTD
MeierBrentonMD9.1%ACO participant representativeThedaCare Orthopedic Care
DernlanStephenMD9.1%ACO participant representativePrimary Care Associates of Appleton LTD
GrunwaldNathanMD9.1%ACO participant representativeThedaCare Physicians – Menasha
CockleyMarkMD9.1%ACO participant representativeThedaCare, Inc.
PoolaHarshaMD9.1%ACO participant representativeThedaCare Cancer Care
MarquardtSaraVP9.1%ACO participant representativeThedaCare, Inc.
SchneiderMarvinMedicare Beneficiary9.1%Medicare beneficiary representativeN/A
EbertsEricMD9.1%ACO participant representativeWomen’s Care of Wisconsin SC
LangTannerMD9.1%ACO participant representativeAssociation of Hospital Anesthesiologists SC
WernickeMarkVP9.1%ACO participant representativeThedaCare, Inc.

Key ACO Clinical and Administrative Leadership:

ACO Executive: David Krueger, MD

Medical Director: David Krueger, MD

Compliance Officer: Robert Reed

Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer: Heidi Gustafson

Associated Committees and Committee Leadership:

Committee NameCommittee Leader Name and Position
ThedaCare ACO Quality CommitteeDavid Krueger, MD, Medical Director
ThedaCare Strategy Business CommitteeJennifer Glasheen, Director, Payer Contracting & Provider Relations

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

  • Networks of individual practices of ACO professionals
  • Hospitals employing ACO professionals

Shared Savings and Losses


Quality Performance Results


Our ACO did not participate in the Shared Savings Program in the 2021 performance year, therefore this section is not applicable at this time.

Payment Rule Waivers

  • Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) 3-Day Rule Waiver:
    • Our ACO uses the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver, pursuant to 42 CFR § 425.612.