Caravan Health is pleased to welcome Andy Slavitt to its third annual Accountable Care Symposium in December in Phoenix, Ariz. Mr. Slavitt has a record of distinguished service as former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
Company Helps ACO Clients Achieve Over $200 Per Patient Worth of Savings; Show Over $54 Million in Savings Total
On Thursday, August 23, experts from Caravan Health held an informational webinar discussing the new CMS proposed rule about the future of Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations.
What CMS’s Proposed Rule Means for You.
High performing systems can continue to thrive in Medicare’s ACO program under CMS’s new proposal
ACOs of 10,000 or fewer lives may experience random savings or losses of up to six percentage points. This comes to $600 per patient, or $6 million per ACO. That kind of uncertainty is unacceptable.
CMS recently issued several major proposed rules affecting Medicare payments for physicians and hospitals in 2019. Taken as a whole, these rulemaking actions demonstrate a continued strong value proposition for hospital participation in Accountable Care Organizations in 2019 and into the future.
Since the first ACOs were established in 2012, there has been a persistent question of whether the population health management and wellness measures employed by ACOs will result in fewer inpatient stays and lower hospital revenue. Can ACO participation be worth the financial risk for inpatient hospitals?
Last week, Caravan Health received confirmation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) about the superior performance of our partners in Accountable Care as measured by the 2017 Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) scores.