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So far Caravan Health has created 48 blog entries.
25 04, 2017

Impact of Successful ACO Participation on Rural Hospitals

April 25th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO|

Lynn Barr, CEO of Caravan Health, was joined by panelists Lee McCall, CEO of Neshoba Hospital & Nursing Home, & Don Wee, CEO of Tri-State Memorial Hospital, as they explored the impact of their 2016 Medicare Shared Savings Program participation as [...]

19 04, 2017

Caravan Health Extends Deadline for 2018 ACO Participation to April 30, 2017 

April 19th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO|

Providers who want to take advantage of value-based reimbursements and avoid MACRA penalties in 2018 must act fast – Caravan Health, the market leader in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), has extended its deadline for consideration in a 2018 ACO to [...]

5 04, 2017

Community Hospitals Increase Revenue Stream Under ACO Model and Improve MACRA Performance

April 5th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO, MACRA|

Caravan Health will present “Impact of Successful ACO Participation on Community Hospital Financial Performance” on April 24, 2017 Kansas City, MO – April 5, 2017 – With the deadline approaching to be considered in a 2018 Accountable Care Organization (ACO), [...]

30 03, 2017

Caravan Health Seeks to Transform Rural Health Care

March 30th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO|

The Commonwealth Fund has issued an article, In Focus: Reimagining Rural Health Care, examining innovative models that are helping to minimize the growing health disparities between rural and urban America. Authors Martha Hostetter and Sarah Klein dive deep into the rural health gap, noting that rural Americans [...]

29 03, 2017

ACO Participation Can Increase MACRA Performance Scores by Thirty Percent

March 29th, 2017|MACRA, Merit-Based Incentive Payment System|

Caravan Health Brief Examines Impact of ACOs on MIPS Payments for All Eligible Clinicians With the first performance year for the new Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) underway, eligible clinicians must strategize payment implications under the program. Unlike the Physicians [...]

21 03, 2017

Research Shows ACO Enablers Reduce Risk and Increase Financial Success

March 21st, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO|

Chilmark Research Vendors released a March 2017 study assessing Accountable Care Organization (ACO) model growth and evolution. The study, titled Reducing the Risk: Vendors Enabling the ACO, examined two ACO options – ACOs who “own their own development process” and [...]

6 03, 2017

Caravan Health Partners with NRHA to Educate Providers on the Benefits of ACOs for Rural Patients and Providers

March 6th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO|

Caravan Health, the national leader in helping providers navigate the journey to value-based care, is joining forces with the National Rural Health Association to educate the market on ACO advantages and best practices. Kansas City, MO – March 6, 2017 [...]

20 02, 2017

New Administration Sends Positive Smoke Signals About Value-Based Payments

February 20th, 2017|CMS, Legislation & Policy|

Last week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a delay in publishing the final rules regarding the new mandatory cardiac and joint bundled payment programs. Significantly, CMS did not delay the start dates of those programs, put them [...]

16 02, 2017

Caravan Health Enters into Value-Based Agreement with Humana in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma

February 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Relationship will help create healthier communities, improve quality and reduce costs of health care services OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Feb. 16, 2017 – Humana Medicare Advantage members in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas and Oklahoma have more access to a health care model [...]

11 02, 2017

Caravan Health Announces New Webinars for CPC+ Participants

February 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Caravan Health is pleased to announce that Vice President of Business Development Sue Deitz will be offering new webinars for providers who are participating in the CPC+ program. These webinars will equip participants with guidance and best practices to succeed [...]