Committed to Advancing the State of Healthcare for Residents in LTC Facilities

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LTC ACO is the first Accountable Care Organization to serve Medicare beneficiaries who live in long-term care facilities. Since 2016 LTC ACO has focused specifically on the special needs of the frail elderly, individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, depression, amputations, developmental or physical disabilities, renal failure and those with multiple chronic diseases and complications. 

LTC ACO is a pioneer in leveraging the benefits of an accountable care organization in the long-term care industry and is deeply committed to the success of its participating providers. By participating in LTC ACO, physicians and long-term care facilities are empowered by an expert team committed to helping them advance the state of healthcare for residents in their care.

We empower long-term care physicians and facilities to deliver value-based care by analyzing and providing actionable data and insights that drive improved quality and cost performance. Additionally, unlike other managed Medicare programs, such as Medicare Advantage Institutional Special Needs Plans (I-SNPs), LTC ACO providers have NO downside risk and NO capital contribution is needed to participate.

Our mission is to dramatically improve the quality and cost of healthcare delivered to these Medicare Beneficiaries, rewarding participating providers for achieving these outcomes. Using this approach, it is our vision to revolutionize the way healthcare is provided to Medicare Beneficiaries residing in long-term care facilities. 

Today, LTC ACO has a geographic reach that includes...

all 50 states

MEET OUR LEADERSHIP

Jason Feuerman President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Feuerman leads LTC ACO, the first Accountable Care Organization to serve Medicare beneficiaries who live in long-term care facilities. In this role, he is also responsible for leading managed care and strategic value-based initiatives for Genesis HealthCare, a provider of short-term post-acute, rehabilitation, skilled nursing and long-term care services, including the development and participation in advanced alternative payment models that provide effective post-acute solutions at lower costs. Prior to joining Genesis HealthCare, Mr. Feuerman served as senior vice president and president of the public sector and health plan divisions of ValueOptions, Inc. Earlier in his career, he served as president of Bravo Health, a subsidiary of Cigna, Inc. and as president of Senior Care Centers of America, a leading provider of adult day health services. Mr. Feuerman holds a bachelor of science in finance and economics from the University of Maryland.
Laura Slack, MD, CMDMedical director
Dr. Slack serves as the medical director for LTC ACO. Dr. Slack brings a wealth of experience to LTC ACO, having practiced as a board-certified geriatrician in long-term care for over 15 years and served as regional medical director for many states. She is active in AMDA/PALTC with a special passion for medication management, palliative care and wound care. She attended college at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where she graduated with honors. While pursuing her medical degree, Dr. Slack focused on elderly patients during medical electives and mission work in China, the United Kingdom, West Indies, and West Africa. Dr. Slack completed her family practice residency and geriatric fellowship at Florida Hospital South and Florida Hospital Winter Park respectively. 
Ena Arthur PierceChief operating Officer
Ms. Pierce is the chief of LTC partnership development and operations for LTC ACO. She is responsible for managing all aspects necessary to support the effectiveness of LTC providers, including integration with LTC participating providers and the ACO. She has over 25 years of experience in managed care operations, payment policy, medical economics, contracting, marketing, business development, state and federal regulatory affairs, state and federal licensure and contracting, and compliance. Prior to joining LTC ACO, Ms. Pierce led Magellan Complete Care of Florida, Florida’s Medicaid serious mental illness special needs plan. Earlier in her career, she oversaw Alegis Care, a Cigna company, in its expansion of home-based chronic care management, Medicaid and Medicare managed care in-home patient assessments and fee-for-service “house call” lines of business. A legacy Bravo Health executive, Ms. Pierce served in various leadership roles, and as the chief compliance officer before the company’s HealthSpring acquisition. She is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University, receiving a degree in health policy and administration.
Kristen KrzyzewskiChief Strategy & Program Development Officer
In her role, Ms. Krzyzewski developed the initial concept for LTC ACO and obtained CMS approval of the initial and renewal applications. She works closely with the organization’s CEO to evaluate and design strategic initiatives that support the long-term growth and success of LTC ACO. Prior to joining LTC ACO, she served as the senior vice president, corporate planning and development for ValueOptions, a managed care behavioral health company, where she led the organization’s dual eligible and Medicaid Aged, Blind and Disabled strategy. She previously served as senior vice president, business development for HealthSpring, a Cigna company, and Bravo Health/Elder Health where she was responsible for new market development and service area expansions, including state licensure and CMS approval; development of I-SNP, D-SNP, and Medicaid proposals (TX STAR+PLUS); and strategic planning and market/competitive research. Ms. Krzyzewski earned a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School and a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Cornell University.
Maria C. SuarezChief Compliance Officer
Ms. Suarez joined LTC ACO and Genesis HealthCare as chief compliance officer in June 2022. She has almost 30 years of risk management, contracting and compliance experience in  executive compliance roles overseeing corporate compliance programs for health care and long-term care entities. Ms. Suarez previously served as chief compliance officer for Regency Integrated Health Services in Texas, where she oversaw the corporate compliance program for all of Regency's long-term care facilities. A deeply experienced legal and compliance professional. Ms. Suarez is certified in Health Care Compliance (HCC) from the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). She is a University of Miami School of Law graduate, a licensed attorney in Florida, and a member of The Florida Bar since 1990. 

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