On Thursday, November 1, CMS released the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program final rule, including important updates to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
Veteran Washington, DC Analyst Rodney Whitlock Will Join the Symposium to Discuss Health Care After the 2018 Elections
Rather than providing care in a reactive way, by addressing the issue that comes up when a patient comes into a practice or visits an emergency room, Caravan Health is pushing for a more proactive model.
Prescription drugs are a large and growing segment of Medicare spending. In addition to the more than $90 billion spent each year for the pharmacy drug benefit of Medicare part D, MedPAC reports that the government and beneficiaries spent about $29 billion for drugs and biologics under part B in 2016.
Dedicating time and leadership to understanding the communities our ACOs serve is integral to successful population health management programs.
Report from CMS Notes Caravan Health’s Central Role in Successful Payment Demonstration
Caravan Health is pleased to announce our 2018 Population Health Pioneer Award Winners. On behalf of everyone at Caravan Health, we congratulate you on your service to your community and commitment to excellence in health care.
Today, Caravan Health sent a detailed comment letter [link] on the recently proposed rule on the future of the Medicare Shared Savings Program, commonly known Medicare Accountable Care Organizations.
With CMS’s latest proposed changes to the MSSP ACO program (“Pathways to Success”), successful organizations should focus on a few key elements: risk, levels, and shared savings.