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Affiliate Provider Waiver Initiative Program

DCI has developed the Affiliate Provider Waiver Initiative Program (“Affiliate Provider Program”), an arrangement involving DCI and independent physicians and allied health professionals and their physician practices that agree to participate in DCI’s provider network and intend to become ACO participants in DCI (“Affiliate Providers”).The parties to the arrangement include DCI and the following providers (and their physician practices): Chester Burkett, M.D., Chester R Burkett, M.D., Joseph Lee, M.D., Kathryn Lee-Kalsch, M.D., Kyle Rapp, M.D., Melody Oeth, N.P., Shannon Lee, N.P., North Park Family Practice Center (William Blume, M.D. and Amy Burkett, M.D.), Midwest Internal Medicine (Robert Rusche, M.D.), and such other providers who agree to the terms and conditions for participating in the Affiliate Provider Program (e.g., enter into an agreement with DCI, etc.). is an arrangement designed to
For specific questions regarding this or other Deaconess Care Integration programs, please contact:
Heather Koehler
Executive Director
Deaconess Care Integration

For general questions or additional information about Accountable Care Organizations, please visit. The Medicare Site for ACO or call 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227) TTY users should call 1-877-486-2048.
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