Healthcare Business Weekly Update, July 16, 2018
July 16, 2018  Vol. X, No. 11
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Generating Population Health Revenue

Caravan Health's ACOs saved more than $26 million in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP) and achieved higher than average quality scores and quality reporting scores in 2016, according to newly released Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) data on the MSSP program. The ACOs' quality scores and quality reporting scores have them well-positioned under CMS' Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) as an additional potential physician practice revenue stream.

During Generating Population Health Revenue: ACO Best Practices for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success, a 45-minute webinar now available for download, Tim Gronniger, senior vice president of development and strategy, Caravan Health, shares the key focus areas for its ACOs to achieve these results while building a sustainable healthcare delivery model in the year ahead and beyond.

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  1. CMS Proposes CY 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, Evaluation and Management Payment Changes

  2. Post-Discharge Coaching for Complex Care Hospital Use Lowers Hospitalization and Charges

  3. Dual Approach to Patient Engagement: Activating High Utilizers and Coaching Clinicians

  4. FCC Launches Connected Care Pilot Program To Support Telehealth for Low-Income, Rural Americans, Veterans

  5. Increase HCAHPS Scores Through Healthcare Design

  6. Care Coordination Primary Care Model Cuts ER Visits, Hospital Admissions and Medication Costs

  7. A New Vision for Remote Patient Monitoring: Creating Sustainable Financial, Operational and Clinical Outcomes

  8. New Chart: What Are the Critical Elements of Patient Engagement Programs?

  9. Care Coordination in an ACO: Population Health Management from Wellness to End-of-Life

  10. Insurance Gaps Linked to Five-Fold Rise in Hospital Stays for Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

  11. Telephonic and Community-Based Care Coordination Model: An Early Engagement Approach for Medicaid Managed Care

  12. Home Healthcare Telehealth Pilot Documents Improved Patient Engagement, Reduced Missed Appointments, Avoided Unnecessary Hospital Admissions and Increased Referrals

  13. How Essentia Health Pairs Remote Patients with Hospital- and Clinic-Based Telehealth Services

  14. Hospitals May Take Too Much of the Blame for Unplanned Readmissions

  15. Health Coaching in 2018: Facilitating Health Behavior Change with Increasing Reliance on Digital Health Technologies

  16. Three Pillars of Health Coaching: Patient Activation, Motivational Interviewing and Positive Psychology

  17. Medicare Advantage Rankings Penalize Plans Serving Disadvantaged Populations

  18. In End-of-Life Cancer Care, Geography May Be Destiny

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