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.
November 15, 2018
On Thursday, November 1, CMS released the 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program final rule, including important updates to the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
November 14, 2018
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.
November 07, 2018
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.
October 31, 2018
Dedicating time and leadership to understanding the communities our ACOs serve is integral to successful population health management programs.
October 24, 2018
Report from CMS Notes Caravan Health’s Central Role in Successful Payment Demonstration