January 16, 2019
With CMS recently finalizing the MSSP ACO rule, there is a lot for successful organizations to understand. This is one in a series of blog posts explaining the MSSP ACO final rule in greater detail. If you haven’t already, check out the recent webinar hosted by Caravan Health policy experts.
ACO, Policy, CMS
January 10, 2019
Caravan Health President Tim Gronniger and Policy Officer LeeAnn Hastings led a webinar to go over the details of the newly published final Medicare Shared Savings Program regulation.
December 21, 2018
Sliding in just under the wire of the anticipated government shutdown, CMS has released the Shared Savings Program final rule. With the rule, CMS finalized many changes to the ACO program as proposed in August, including an increase from three to five years of participation under a contract and the elimination of tracks 1, 2, and 3 in favor of Basic and Enhanced options.
ACO, News, Policy
December 19, 2018
As we come to the end of the year, we are reflecting on some of the highlights of 2018.
December 17, 2018
December 12, 2018
Last week’s Accountable Care Symposium was a celebration of a successful year, a chance to hear about what is coming in 2019, and an opportunity to network with colleagues old and new. Here are just a few highlights from the two-day event.
December 05, 2018
The Caravan Health Accountable Care Symposium brings together community hospital leaders, experts from government and industry, clinical staff, and others to share their visions, strategies, and experiences in executing value-based payment models.
December 05, 2018
Caravan Health Average Scores is 93.2 points vs Standard Medicare Average of 65.7
November 28, 2018
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.
November 21, 2018
In just over a year as Chief Medical Officer for Caravan Health, Dr. Anna Loengard has brought a clear focus to how our partners use clinical data in accountable care. Working closely with our ACO medical directors and clinical staff, she has guided our ACOs through clinical care transformation. She will bring us up to date on this work next month at our third annual Accountable Care Symposium in Phoenix, AZ.