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
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
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?
June 20, 2018
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPac) released its biannual report summarizing policy issues and changes to be considered for the Medicare program, punctuated with a surprisingly strong endorsement of Accountable Care Organizations in Medicare.
February 08, 2018
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission recently voted to replace the Merit-Based Incentive Payments System (MIPS), leaving many health care leaders questioning their current payment strategies.
Policy, MACRA MIPS