Accountable Care Matters

by Lynn Barr

Community Hospitals Thrive Under ACO Model

Introduction Caravan Health currently supports 164 community hospitals in Accountable Care Organizations, ranging from $10 million to $1 billion in annual revenue. A common fear of hospital leadership is that ACO participation will result in [...]

July 18th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO, Rural Hospitals|

Rural Providers Narrow Population Health Disparities Through ACO Participation

Caravan Health has released preliminary 2016 clinical quality improvement data for 22 rural health care systems participating in an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) for two years. Findings show rural hospitals and clinicians can improve patient [...]

July 18th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO, Uncategorized|

Caravan Health Announces Second Annual Accountable Care Symposium

Join hundreds of accountable care pioneers to learn how rural hospitals, clinics, small practices and independent providers can achieve better outcomes and higher earnings. Austin, Texas – July 11, 2017 –  Caravan Health is excited to announce its [...]

July 11th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO, Events|

Webinar: Banding Together for Population Health—A New Business Model for Rural Hospitals

Lynn Barr, CEO of Caravan Health, was featured on "Banding Together for Population Health—A New Business Model for Rural Hospitals," hosted by the Commonwealth Fund. Barr, along with a panel of hospital CEOs, explored how accountable [...]

May 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Community Hospital ACOs Can Help Independent Providers Improve their Performance and Simplify Reporting Under MIPS

Caravan Health presents, “MIPS Strategies for Physician/Hospital Track 1 ACOs” Kansas City, MO – May 18, 2017 – Caravan Health encourages hospital CEOs and CFOs, who are making the transition to value-based payments, to fully [...]

May 18th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO, MACRA|

Everything we know about the American Health Care Act

On May 4, The U.S. House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which would repeal key components of the Affordable Care Act and replace them with a Republican counterpart. The bill has [...]

May 16th, 2017|Legislation & Policy, News|