Northwest

Leadership Team and Participants

Primary Contact

Maritza Izquierdo
Fresenius Health Partners
maritza.izquierdo@fmc-na.com
(512) 277-6565

Maria Radonova
Integrated Care Group,
Fresenius Health Partners
Actuary

Clinical Leadership Contact

Terry Ketchersid, MD
Integrated Care Group,
Fresenius Medical Care North America
terry.ketchersid@fmc-na.com
(512) 277-6565

Maureen Bernacki
Integrated Care Group
Finance

Facilities

FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DIALYSIS SERVICES - OREGON, LLC
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE NOBLE WOODS, LLC
PACIFIC NORTHWEST RENAL SERVICES, L.L.C.
QUALICENTERS COOS BAY, LTD.
QUALICENTERS EUGENE-SPRINGFIELD, LTD.
ROSE CITY DIALYSIS, LLC
THC/PNRS LLC

Participants

Eugene Springfield Nephrology Associates, PC
Anthony C De Mory Jr
CHARLES ZACHEM III
LUCY BARTON
MARY LABIB
RAMESH MARAHATTA
Robert Hartley
SHALIN SANGHVI
WILLIAM GUTHEIM
Northwest Renal Clinic, Inc.
Adam C. Protain, MD
Amber Hertz-Tang, MD
Aumyot Prongdong, MD
Brittney Matthey, FNP
Christina Mehanni, MD
Chun Khai Chong, MD
Claire Kassakian, MD
Clayton M. Smiley, MD
Daniel J. Roberts, MD
Deena L. Biglen, PAC
Gurvinder Suri, MD
Hem A. Deodhar, MD
Janice Kelly, ANP
Janie Luong, DO
Jean Mathew, MD
Julia E. Tank, MD
Julie Raggio, MD
Karalyn Pazdernik-Harmon, PAC
Leslie M. Steed, MD
Macy Ann Martinson, MD
Mark T. Nguyen, MD
Meenakshi Narasimhamurthy, MD
Mitchell A. Hawkey, MD
Monika B. Patel, DO
Nadia Dobraya, FNP
Nicole M. Kemper, MD
Oliver B. Padgett, MD
Raymond J. Petrillo, MD
Sanjay Neupane, MD
Shukri A. Osman, MD
Thomas M. Kennefick, MD
Todd R. Hilbelink, MD
Tricia Jesperson, DO
William Bennett, MD

Kidney Care Choices Model Implementation Period Notice of Waiver

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General have provided certain waivers of federal fraud and abuse laws in connection with participation during the Implementation Period in the Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting (“CKCC”) Option of the Kidney Carse Choices (“KCC”) Model (“KCC Implementation Period Waivers”). In accordance with such Waivers, the KCE provides notice that the Implementation Period KCE Activities arrangement described below is being provided under the protection of the KCC Implementation Period Waivers.

Implementation Period KCE Activities: The Board of Managers of Northwest Kidney Care Entity, LLC (the “CE”) has duly authorized the following arrangement and has made a bona fide determination that this arrangement is reasonably related to the performance of KCE Activities during the Implementation Period because the arrangement is in preparation for and will promote the future accountability for the quality, cost, and overall care for KCE Beneficiaries. As of October 19, 2021, the KCE has engaged FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DIALYSIS SERVICES – OREGON, LLC, a KCE Preferred Provider, to provide certain services and items in preparation for the start of the Performance Year. Such services and items include care coordination and management services, education related to performance under a risked-based financial arrangement, and information technology to improve care processes and to prepare for the assumption of financial risk under the KCC Model.

The KCE will publicly disclose on this website additional arrangements that qualify for the KCC Implementation Period Waivers as they are authorized by its governing board, in compliance with public disclosure requirements.

Company

Fresenius Medical Care Holdings, Inc.
Fresenius Seamless Care
PO Box 162970
Austin, TX 78716-2970

Governing Body

Northwest Renal Clinic, Todd Hilbelink, MD
Fresenius Health Partners, Maritza Izquierdo
Independent Consumer Advocate,William Bennett