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Meritage Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

As of January, 2013 Meritage ACO has been designated a Shared Savings Accountable Care Organization by Medicare (CMS). Meritage Accountable Care Organization delivers quality coordinated care to the residents of the North Bay.

ACO Name and Location

Meritage Accountable Care Organization (ACO)
4 Hamilton Landing, Suite 100
Novato, CA 94949

ACO Primary Contact

Marcy Norenius

Composition of ACO


ACO Participants

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Meritage ACO Governing Body
  • Keith Chamberlin, M.D., M.B.A, Voting Member, President, & Chair, Anesthesiologist
  • Joseph Habis, M.D., Voting Member & Medical Director, Internal Medicine Physician with Prima Medical Group
  • Mark Wexman, M.D., Voting Member & Treasurer, Cardiologist with Cardiovascular Center of Marin
  • Clinton Lane, M.D., Voting Member & Secretary, Internal Medicine Physician in Sonoma Valley
  • Ed Johnson, Voting Member, Medicare Beneficiary Representative
  • Jon Friedenberg, Voting Member, Marin General Hospital Representative
ABC ACO Committees and Key Leadership Personnel
  • Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee: Joseph Habis, MD, Chair
  • Compliance Committee: Joel Criste, Chair
  • Medical Director: Joseph Habis, MD
  • Director of Care Management: Andrea Kmetz, RN
Aggregate Amount of Shared Savings/Losses
  • Performance Year 1: TBD
  • Performance Year 2: TBD
  • Performance Year 3: TBD
How Shared Savings Are Distributed
  • Repay investment by Meritage Medical Network
  • Remaining Dollars:
    • Reinvest in infrastructure: 50%
    • Distribution to ACO Participants: 50%
      • Primary Care Professionals: TBD
      • Specialists: TBD
      • Hospital: TBD