June 18, 2020
Virtual care and telehealth services can help your practice develop a workable strategy to deliver health care remotely. Opening a virtual front door can protect your patients and providers and when it comes to telehealth, there are more available options now than ever. New streams of revenue are within your reach and our guide can help you make a smooth and successful transition to virtual care.
ACO, News, Policy
June 04, 2020
On May 21, Dr. John Findley, Caravan Health, Medical Director ACO Programs hosted a COVID-19 educational webinar on virtual behavioral health. The presentation focused on behavioral health and the importance of bolstering preparations in anticipation of an uptick in behavioral health related issues as a result of COVID-19.
May 15, 2020
Caravan Pushes for More Support for ACOs from CMS and Congress
ACO, News, Policy, CMS
May 08, 2020
Caravan Health continues to advocate to let rural hospitals fully participate in loan programs to help small businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week we sent a letter, co-signed by 8 of our rural health system partners, urging the Treasury Secretary and SBA Administrator to change affiliate rules that keep some rural hospitals out of loan programs.
April 30, 2020
The COVID pandemic has disrupted many norms, including the need to temporarily close the traditional front door to primary care. However, the long-running, firmly established relationship of trust between patient and primary care physician remains strong and may be more important than ever.
April 29, 2020
Dr. John Findley, Medical Director of ACO Programs with Caravan Health, hosted a webinar to discuss protecting vulnerable patients with proactive outreach during the pandemic. Dr. Findley’s stated goal was to shine a light on the importance of active outreach to at-risk individuals and engage them in new care path options.
April 28, 2020
On April 21, Dr. Anna Loengard, Chief Medical Officer with Caravan Health, hosted a COVID-19 educational webinar to share the anticipated clarification from CMS regarding telehealth flexibilities for rural health care clinics and federally qualified health centers.
April 17, 2020
On April 10, 2020, a COVID-19 educational webinar hosted by Dr. Anna Loengard with Caravan Health featuring rural health leaders revealed a number of innovative strategies developed in response to the pandemic.
April 13, 2020
On April 9, ACO experts from Caravan Health and CPAs and Business Advisors from Eide Bailly came together to discuss the recent CMS changes and how the new rules will likely affect rural health systems across the nation. CMS recognized the pandemic as an extreme circumstance and released a new set of rules and waivers that includes quality reporting and performance loss relief for MSSP ACOs.
ACO, Policy, CMS
April 09, 2020
As part of the ongoing COVID-19 educational webinar series, Dr. John Findley, Caravan Health Medical Director ACO Programs, hosted a webinar on April 2. A wide range of topics were covered including transitioning to team-based primary care workflows that optimize care delivery during the pandemic as providers rapidly shift to virtual care. Dr. Finley also shared tips on leveraging staff to generate revenue and preventing a second tsunami of chronic disease.