In response to the fast-moving global health emergency caused by COVID-19, Congress has approved $8.3 billion in emergency supplemental funding. The aid will help federal agencies prepare to manage and contain the spread of this highly contagious respiratory illness. In addition to providing funds for preparedness and response activities, the new law makes it easier for Medicare providers to evaluate their patients remotely during this national health emergency.
Value-based ACO improves quality, coordination of care for beneficiaries
Succeeding in value-based health care requires juggling a lot of important tasks. You have to figure out new population health revenue streams and excel on quality measures, all while bringing care costs down below your previous spending.
In recognition of International Women’s Day on March 8, Caravan Health would like to share a recent conversation about our leadership and company culture with two of our dynamic female leaders.
On February 14, Lynn Barr, Founder and Executive Chair of Caravan Health hosted a video webinar to introduce an innovative solution to help rural providers that may face challenges getting into accountable care.
ACOs sounded great on paper – 5,000 lives and you’re in. But many Medicare Shared Savings Program participants are seeing unreliable financial performance even though they’re doing everything right.
The first-of-its-kind collaborative ACO brings together more than 125 providers in 24 states to realize significant savings in year one
Health care is in the midst of a paradigm shift. Soon, all health systems and health care providers will have to transition their Medicare reimbursement from fee-for-service to a value-based payment model and take risk on the cost of their patient care.
The shift to value-based care has provided new opportunities to improve behavioral health outcomes. As of January 1, 2017, Medicare provides payment to support Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) services.