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Accountable Care Organization (ACO)

Complete Care Collaborative of the South

Your primary care provider and Empassion will work more closely with Medicare and other health care providers to:

  • Make the most of your Medicare benefits
  • Better coordinate the delivery of your care
  • Improve your health and overall healthcare experience

Simply click here to complete the Voluntary Alignment form and confirm your main doctor or healthcare provider.

Complete Care Collaborative of the South
330 Hudson Street, Floor 3
New York, NY 10013


There are no joint ventures between or among the ACO and any of its Participant Providers and Preferred Providers.

Participant Providers

  • Agape
  • Alivia Care, Inc.
  • Austin Geriatric Specialists
  • Eldercare
  • Haven
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region
  • Mobile Physician Services, Inc.
  • Remote Health
  • Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast
  • Visiting Nurse Health System, Inc.

Comprehensive list of Participating Providers

Preferred Providers

  • AccentCare
  • Agape
  • Alivia Care
  • Bayada
  • Carpenter Health Network
  • Centerwell Home Health
  • Compassus
  • Covenant Care
  • Enhabit
  • Haven
  • Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region
  • Kindred Hospice
  • LHC Group, Inc.
  • MediTelecare
  • Mobile Physician Services, Inc.
  • Three Oaks Hospice
  • Transitions
  • Visiting Nurse Association of the Treasure Coast
  • Visiting Nurse Health System, Inc. 

Comprehensive list of Preferred Providers

Clinical Leaders

  • Terri Maxwell, PhD, APRN, Chief Clinical Officer, Empassion Health
  • Linda Keller, DNP, RN, ACM-RN, VP Service Delivery, Empassion Health

Administrative Leaders

  • Robin Heffernan, Executive Director
  • Jared Hawkins, Technology & Data
  • Terri Maxwell, Medical Director & Clinical Quality Reporting
  • Spencer Jennings, Finance & Compliance
  • Linda Keller, Operations & Beneficiary Experience

Governing Body

NameTitle of RoleProvider Organization
Phillip (Phil) WardACO Participant ProviderAlivia Care, Inc.
Peter BrunnickACO Participant ProviderHospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region
Chastity ChaceACO Participant ProviderAustin Geriatric Specialists
Jeffrey WacksmanACO Participant ProviderMobile Physician Services, Inc.
Michelle Bender SchmergeACO Participant ProviderRemote Health
Terri MaxwellBoard MemberN/A
Mark KirschbaumConsumer AdvocateN/A
TBDMedicare BeneficiaryN/A


Empassion Health is committed to being an ethical corporate citizen. Learn more about our compliance plan


You may report suspicions of ACO REACH Program noncompliance or unlawful activities via the following email address or phone number:



You may also submit a report online. If you prefer, online reports may be submitted anonymously.


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