ELEMENT CARE INC
37 FRIEND STREET, LYNN, MA 01902 elementcare.org

Total Revenue
$89,277,278
Total Expenses
$91,475,761
Net Assets
$47,661,054

Organizations Filed Purposes: PROVIDE HEALTHCARE AND SOCIAL SERVICES TO FRAIL PARTICIPANTS IN THE NORTHSHORE AND MERRIMACK VALLEY COMMUNITIES BY KEEPING THEM AT HOME WITH DIGNITY AND RESPECT.

THE ORGANIZATION'S MISSION IS TO PROVIDE HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES TO ELDERS OF MASSACHUSETTS LOCATED NORTH OF BOSTON. PACE IS A PROGRAM OF ALL-INCLUSIVE CARE FOR THE ELDERLY THAT ENABLES ELIGIBLE SENIORS TO REMAIN IN THEIR OWN COMMUNITIES RATHER THAN BEING PLACED IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES. THE ORGANIZATION'S GOAL IS TO MAXIMIZE THE HEALTH AND FUNCTIONING LEVELS OF PROGRAM ENROLLEES TO ENABLE THEM TO CONTINUE LIVING IN THE COMMUNITY.

ELEMENT CARE, INC. IS A PROGRAM OF ALL-INCLUSIVE CARE FOR THE ELDERLY (PACE) WHICH ENABLES ELIGIBLE SENIORS TO REMAIN IN THEIR OWN COMMUNITIES. THE PACE MODEL PROVIDES ONE STOP COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES FOR ITS PARTICIPANTS. PACE'S GOAL IS TO MAXIMIZE THE HEALTH AND FUNCTIONING LEVELS OF PROGRAM ENROLLEES TO ENABLE THEM TO CONTINUE LIVING IN THE COMMUNITY. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS, THE PROGRAM: PROVIDES A COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF PREVENTATIVE, PRIMARY, ACUTE AND LONG-TERM CARE SERVICES; USES AN INTEGRATED INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM TO MANAGE CARE; DEVELOPS APPROPRIATE COMMUNITY-BASED ALTERNATIVES TO PROVIDING CARE IN INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS AND CONSOLIDATES CAPITATED FUNDING FROM MEDICARE AND MEDICAID. THE ORGANIZATION HAD AN INCREASE IN PROGRAM SERVICES ENROLLMENT.IN JUNE 2004 ELEMENT CARE, ALONG WITH GLSS AND LCHC BECAME A MEMBER OF THE SENIOR CARE OPTIONS (SCO) PROGRAM, THE PARENT ORGANIZATION IS COMMONWEALTH CARE ALLIANCE. THIS IS A STATE-RUN PROGRAM SIMILAR TO THE PACE PROGRAM, WHERE PATIENTS ARE CARED FOR, HOWEVER CCA IS THE DIRECT RECIPIENT OF THE MEDICARE AND MEDICAID REVENUE. THIS PROGRAM ALLOWS ELEMENT CARE TO REACH A WIDER POPULATION, AS THE QUALIFICATION TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE SCO PROGRAM ARE MORE FLEXIBLE THAN THE PACE PROGRAM. WHEREAS PACE REQUIRES ALL MEMBERS TO BE "NURSING HOME ELIGIBLE", SCO MAY ALLOW FOR MUCH HEALTHIER MEMBERS TO JOIN THE PROGRAM, THEREBY GIVING ELEMENT CARE THE OPPORTUNITY TO ASSIST THESE PATIENTS EARLIER. ELEMENT CARE IS CONSIDERED A PRIMARY CARE SITE, AND PROVIDES SERVICES TO PARTICIPANTS IN THE NORTHSHORE AND THE MERRIMACK VALLEY. UP UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2018 ELEMENT CARE OPERATED UNDER A FULL RISK MODEL WHEREBY, CCA RECEIVED MEDICARE AND MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT (SIMILAR TO ELEMENT CARE) AND THEN REMITTED 86% OF THE PREMIUM RECEIVED LESS CLAIMS EXPENSES TO ELEMENT CARE. ELEMENT CARE IN TURN PROVIDED CARE MANAGEMENT SERVICES TO THESE PARTICIPANTS, AND REMITTED REQUIRED FUNDS TO ITS VENDORS, INCLUDING GLSS AND LCHC FOR THE SERVICES THEY PROVIDE. ELEMENT CARE OUTSOURCES TO LCHC AND GLSS FOR THEIR PROGRAM AND MEDICAL SERVICES EXPERTISE.ELEMENT CARE RENEGOTIATED ITS CONTRACT WITH CCA EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019 AND NOW IS REIMBURSED FOR CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES ON A PER MEMBER PER MONTH BASIS AT A RATE OF $284 PMPM.

Executives Listed on Filing

Total Salary includes financial earnings, benefits, and all related organization earnings listed on tax filing

NameTitleHours Per WeekTotal Salary
Robert WakefieldEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR40$414,133
Joanna DubyMEDICAL DIR/PHYSICIAN40$292,016
Dorina OmariPHYSICIAN40$247,035
Tao LiuPHYSICIAN40$228,812
John CoolongCHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER40$221,166
Mary Ellen DuganCHIEF OPERATING OFFICER36$190,643
Robert DuranteCHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER40$180,639
Geraldine Swimm SchlesingerDIRECTOR OF NURSING40$177,865
Michael KramerPHYSICIAN40$115,142
Cinthia ColemanPHYSICIAN40$106,838
Soumya ChandrasekaranPHYSICIAN40$101,808
John FeehanPRESIDENT (SINCE OCT '18)5$0
Robert MazzoneTREASURER (SINCE OCT '18)5$0
John BakerCLERK5$0
William JonesDIRECTOR5$0
Dr Kiame MahaniahDIRECTOR5$0
Peter RossettiDIRECTOR5$0
Marilyn SmithDIRECTOR5$0
Paul CrowleyDIRECTOR5$0

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