THE LATEST INSIGHTS 
Read Caravan's insights to learn more about the strategy behind our successful approach and how we are preparing our partner providers for the future.  


Webinar

On Demand Webinar: Strategic Implications of CMS's Proposed Rule

What CMS’s Proposed Rule Means for You.

Webinar

On Demand Webinar: Collaborative ACO Panel Webinar

Recent analysis shows that ACOs with more covered lives are better positioned to receive Medicare shared savings for participating providers. Watch this presentation to hear from a panel of industry experts on the groundbreaking model of Collaborative ACOs.

Article

Caravan Health Comments on Physician Fee Schedule/Quality Payment Program Rule

Read Caravan Health's comments on CMS’s proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program rule for the 2019 performance year

ACO, Policy

Article

What to Expect Next from CMS Regarding the Proposed ACO Rule

Although there’s some uncertainty about what the final rule will look like, what is certain is that clinical, hospital, and health system leaders need to understand what’s happening, what to expect from CMS, and when to expect it. To help with that, we identified the key dates and points you need to know below.

ACO, Policy, CMS

Article

Webinar Recap – Strategic Implications of CMS’s Proposed ACO Rule

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.

Policy, CMS

Article

The Fundamental Problem with Small ACOs

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.

ACO

News

Caravan Health Partners Continue to Lead the Pack as ACO Performance Improves Nationally in 2017

Company Helps ACO Clients Achieve Over $200 Per Patient Worth of Savings; Show Over $54 Million in Savings Total

News

Article

Top Three Things to Know About CMS’s “Pathways to Success” ACO Proposal

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.

ACO, Policy

Article

From the Experts: How Health Systems in ACOs Can Overcome Obstacles to Success

Dedicating time and leadership to understanding the communities our ACOs serve is integral to successful population health management programs.

ACO

Article

Medicare Part B Drug Costs – Is There an Opportunity for ACO Savings?

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.

Policy

Article

How Practice Redesign Pushes Rural ACOs to Improve Patient Outcomes

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.

ACO

Article

From the Experts: Helping ACOs Get Physician Buy-in for Coordinated Care Models

Providers must realign clinical workflows as well as revenue models, and physician leaders must convince their peers that these changes will pay off in the long run.

ACO, Policy

Article

CMS Releases More on 2017 MIPS – Caravan Health ACOs Trounce Standard Medicare Average by 40 Percent

Caravan Health Average Scores is 93.2 points vs Standard Medicare Average of 65.7

MACRA MIPS

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