ACO Name and Location

Inspire Health Partners, LLC
Previous Names: N/A
2400 East 17th Street
Columbus, IN 47201


ACO Primary Contact

Primary Contact Name Marc E. Rothbart, President
Primary Contact Phone Number 812-376-5444
Primary Contact Email Address


Organizational Information

ACO participants:

ACO Participants ACO Participant in Joint Venture (Enter Y or N)
Jackson County Schneck Memorial Hospital Y
Jackson Park Physicians Pc Y
Physicians Practice Organization, Inc Y
Family Medical Center, P.C. Y
Columbus Regional Health Physicians, LLC Y

ACO Governing Body


Key ACO clinical and administrative leadership:

Marc Rothbart ACO Executive
Slade Crowder Medical Director
Marlene Weatherwax Compliance Officer
Nick Lemming, MD Quality Assurance/Improvement Officer


Associated committees and committee leadership:

Committee Name Committee Leader Name and Position
Primary Care Leadership Committee Nick Lemming, MD
Quality Committee Eric Fish, MD & Thomas Sonderman, MD
Finance Committee Marlene Weatherwax & Debbie Mann
Information Technology Committee Slade Crowder, MD 
Membership and Credentialing Committee John Fye, MD


Types of ACO participants, or combinations of participants, that formed the ACO:

  • Partnerships or joint venture arrangements between hospitals and ACO professionals


Shared Savings and Losses

Amount of Shared Savings/Losses

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2018, $0


Shared Savings Distribution

  • First Agreement Period
    • Performance Year 2018
      • Proportion invested in infrastructure: N/A
      • Proportion invested in redesigned care processes/resources: N/A
      • Proportion of distribution to ACO participants: N/A

Quality Performance Results

2018 Quality Performance Results


Payment Rule Waivers

  • No, our ACO does not use the SNF 3-Day Rule Waiver.


Preferred Skilled Nursing Facilities:

Inspire Health Partners has designated the following 4 skilled nursing facilities from Bartholomew County as preferred facilities consistent with applicable law in an effort to increase quality of care, promote the efficient use of healthcare resources in our community, and work to increase patient satisfaction with their health care providers across the continuum of care.  These facilities, along with Inspire Health Partners, look to reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and readmission, promote the coordination of care between and among the skilled nursing facilities and other providers in the community, and provide better reporting of health care data among providers involved with each patient’s care.

1) Silver Oaks

2) Four Seasons

3) Willow Crossing

4) Columbus Transitional Care