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16 10, 2017

Caravan Health ACOs Achieved More Than $26M In Savings In 2016, Higher Than Average Quality Scores, New CMS Report Reveals

2017-10-16T17:37:58+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Accountable Care Organization, ACO, CMS|

Positive Trajectory Fueled by Strong Performance in the Areas of Preventive Care and Chronic Care Management KANSAS CITY, Mo. – October 16, 2017 – Caravan Health’s Accountable Care Organization (ACO) clients saved more than $26 million across approximately 250,000 covered lives in [...]

14 11, 2016

Final Rule MSSP Program

2017-09-13T20:09:57+00:00 November 14th, 2016|CMS, Legislation & Policy|

By LeeAnn Hastings, Caravan Health, Director of Policy and Compliance The Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) final rule was released by CMS in early November. The rule broadly establishes payment rates for physicians and makes other changes to the Medicare Part [...]

13 09, 2016

Advanced Payment Model a Success for Providers, Patients and Medicare

2017-09-13T20:09:57+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Accountable Care Organization, Care Coordination, CMS, Uncategorized|

The Advanced Payment Model demonstration project is complete. The Model was designed to test whether pre-paying shared savings would result in higher participation in the model from independent physicians and rural providers. It also tests whether such participation will lower [...]

8 08, 2016

CPC+ Practice Application Open in 14 Regions

2017-09-13T20:09:58+00:00 August 8th, 2016|CMS|

This information is provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services On August 1, CMS opened the application for practices to apply for Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), the largest-ever initiative to improve primary care in America. CPC+ rewards [...]