Late on Monday, March 30, with the COVID-19 crisis spreading through the country, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a lengthy set of policy changes to help providers better address the growing public health emergency. These new changes, issued as an interim final rule, are one in a flurry of federal actions in response to COVID-19. CMS is accepting public comments on this rule for 60 days.
04. 02. 2020
Health care providers nationwide are responding heroically to the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic. The virus is spreading, and our providers are on the front lines managing and treating more patients each day. Caravan Health calls on CMS to assure that the Medicare Shared Savings Program will fairly account for these extraordinary circumstances.
03. 27. 2020
The Medicare telehealth expansion in the recent emergency funding bill is welcome news for patients and practitioners. Remote office visits will be much more widely available for the duration of the national COVID-19 public health emergency.
03. 23. 2020
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, telehealth services are temporarily available to many more Medicare patients than before the pandemic. These services could provide lifesaving care during this time when Americans are strongly encouraged to limit face-to-face interactions to prevent transmission.
03. 20. 2020
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.
03. 16. 2020
Value-based ACO improves quality, coordination of care for beneficiaries
03. 11. 2020
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.
03. 10. 2020
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.
03. 08. 2020
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.
03. 05. 2020