It’s no secret that Caravan Health’s results show that ACOs present the greatest pathway to operational and financial success.
03. 02. 2018
As hospitals make the transition to value-based payments, many physicians are carrying the burden of new population health initiatives. But what if there was a way to improve patient care while eliminating physician workloads?
02. 28. 2018
In the early hours of Friday, February 9, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, a 2-year budget agreement that includes a six week extension of appropriations to avoid a government shutdown. Amongst the 600 plus page bill were some modest amendments to the MIPS, the new Medicare physician payment system implemented under MACRA.
02. 13. 2018
Caravan Health is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Astria Health.
02. 07. 2018
Increasing revenue while reducing overall cost to care feels like a conundrum to many health care leaders. Perry Gay, Logansport Memorial Hospital president and chief executive officer, was no different.
02. 02. 2018
Community hospitals have been buffeted by significant economic pressures in the last decade, including deflated Medicare payment rates, low growth in inpatient utilization, and new payment and delivery models aimed at upending the structure of physician-hospital relationships.
02. 01. 2018
Caravan Health recently announced the addition 103 community hospitals to its 15 new partner ACOs. Amongst the new cohort is Avera McKennen Hospital & University Health Center, the flagship of Avera Health System.
01. 16. 2018
Caravan Health today announced the addition of 103 new health systems and 15 new accountable care organizations (ACO) to its growing group of partners, which now totals more than 250 hospitals in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) serving more than 460,000 attributed beneficiaries. The news, which follows the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) announcement earlier this week detailing a total of 124 new ’18 ACOs, demonstrates strong interest in population health among community hospitals.
01. 10. 2018
Last fall Caravan Health was thrilled to share that our ACO partners accounted for 37 percent of shared savings among new ACOs in 2016 with only 17 percent of covered patient lives. Since joining a Caravan-partnered ACO in 2016, Winona Health Services has successfully transformed their care delivery system to achieve outstanding results.
01. 02. 2018