October 10, 2018
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.
October 03, 2018
Read Caravan Health's comments on CMS’s proposed Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and Quality Payment Program rule for the 2019 performance year
October 02, 2018
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
September 26, 2018
We’re constantly adapting our strategies to meet the evolving rules and regulatory policies in the health care industry.
September 19, 2018
Health care is constantly evolving – new programs, requirements, and regulations are the norm. Caravan Health’s experts understand this environment and bring their unique perspective to making the most of payment and delivery system reform.
August 27, 2018
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.
August 10, 2018
High performing systems can continue to thrive in Medicare’s ACO program under CMS’s new proposal
August 07, 2018
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.
July 31, 2018
CMS recently issued several major proposed rules affecting Medicare payments for physicians and hospitals in 2019. Taken as a whole, these rulemaking actions demonstrate a continued strong value proposition for hospital participation in Accountable Care Organizations in 2019 and into the future.
July 18, 2018
Since the first ACOs were established in 2012, there has been a persistent question of whether the population health management and wellness measures employed by ACOs will result in fewer inpatient stays and lower hospital revenue. Can ACO participation be worth the financial risk for inpatient hospitals?