ACO Name and Location
New York State Elite (NYSE) ACO
1905 Hempstead Turnpike
Phone: (516) 214-6805
Fax: (516) 214-6806
ACO Primary Contact
Mr. Fawad Khan
NYS Elite Accountable Care Organization was formed in May 2013 by a group of elite and very influential physicians in the New York City metro area. NYS Elite received approval from CMS as an ACO effective January, 2014.
Their mission with the creation of New York State Elite (NYSE) Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is to develop population health management that is value-based and cost-efficient, driven by quality metrics and data. They seek to be different, striving to ensure the Medicare Fee-for-Service patient receives cost-effective quality services, with full resolution of healthcare issues. While current healthcare systems enable and even encourage receiving maximum compensation from patients, with patients being sent for various unneeded tests and procedures, New York State Elite (NYSE) Accountable Care Organization (ACO) affirms that a patient receives good care which concentrates on the patient's specific problems, without excess testing or cost inefficiencies.
Medicare Shared Savings Program Participation Waiver Notification
NY Elite ACO participates in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and certain waivers available to it through the MSSP. Specifically, NY Elite ACO has utilized the MSSP participation waivers in connection with the following program.
NY Elite ACO has contracted with Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) to assist in the implementation and on-going operation of LabCorp’s Care Intelligence (CI) platform. The CI application is specifically designed as a population health management tool which will track various membership quality measures and clinical outcomes. The CI application also facilitates NY Elite ACO’s efforts to implement case management and care coordination of its MSSP attributed lives.
LabCorp’s CI application and LabCorp support for NY Elite ACO were reviewed by and received NY Elite ACO governing board approval and confirmation that such programs meet the purposes of the MSSP and thus qualify for participation waiver treatment under MSSP.
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Dr. Ajay K Lodha, COO
Dr. Ajay Lodha was a president of Queens and Long island AAPI (American Association of Physician of Indian origin of New York). For more information please go to http://www.aapiusa.org/aapiqliorg/. AAPI has approximately 680 active member physicians in Queens and Long Island. Due to the conflict of interest he did not do the solicitation to his members in 2014. After January 1st ,2015 he will be no longer active president and will be able to promote our ACO within his members. We are planning to host few seminars and meetings with different group of doctors in our 1st and 2nd Qtr. of 2015. We are anticipating to focus on to enroll more PCPs with good outpatient practices. We are confident to enroll substantial PCPs and lives to achieve our five years of goals as projected in our distribution sheet.
Dr. Shaik Ali, CMO
Dr. Shaik Ali is a cardiologist and has a very successful practice for almost more than 15 years in Queens and Long Island and also has a large number of PCPs who refers him patients throughout the year. Dr. Shaik Ali has planned to start visiting his Network Doctors to promote our ACO and enroll more PCPs and try to target the high volume clinics with Medicare patients.
Dr Rizwanullah Hameed, Co-CEO
Dr Rizwanullah Hameed is a PCP and Infectious disease specialist and has a very busy practice in Brooklyn. Dr Hameed has been president of medical staff at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY. He also has a very large network of Doctors in Brooklyn. He also has a plan to host seminar to promote our ACO and enroll more PCPs with Medicare lives.
Dr Ruhayna Mukhi, CEO
Dr Ruhayna Mukhi owns her own Family practice clinic in Nassau County. She has been practicing Medicine for almost 2 years
Dr Jalees Ahmed , Secretary
Dr Jalees Ahmed is Psychiatrist and currently working as a consultant with Good Samaritan hospital since 2004
Mr. Fawad Khan, CFO
Fawad Khan is an Accountant, he has been working in the health care industry for almost 19 years .He is working as a senior accountant since 2006 with New Alternatives for Children.inc in Manhattan.
Mr. Imran Hameed, COO
Imran Hameed, MPH, PhD is the COO of the ACO and has worked as director of managed care at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, board and operations steering committee member at Healthfirst HMO, managed physician practices, helped physicians with medical billing and credentialing, worked in health economics and as medical school and hospital teaching faculty in epidemiology & biostatistics, clinical research and medical biochemistry.