Healthcare Business Weekly Update, January 15, 2018
January 15, 2018  Vol. IX, No. 39
Sponsored by: Generating Population Health Revenue: ACO Best Practices for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success

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 on January 17th at 1:30 p.m., Tim Gronniger, senior vice president of development and strategy, Caravan Health, will share the key focus areas for its ACOs to achieve these results while building a sustainable healthcare delivery model in the year ahead and beyond. Click here to register or for more information

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  1. CMS: States May Require Work, Community Engagement for Select Medicaid Beneficiaries

  2. New Medicare BPCI Advanced Payment Model Rewards Coordinated Care That Hits Spending, Quality Targets

  3. Top 2018 Healthcare Trends: Banking on Data Analytics, Population Health Management

  4. Nurse Staffing Levels Linked to Patient Satisfaction: University of Pennsylvania Study

  5. Centralized Care Management to Reduce Readmissions and Avoidable ED Visits in High-Risk Populations

  6. ACC's Innovation Roadmap Tackles Digital Health, Big Data and Precision Health

  7. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Community Health Partnerships

  8. Higher Stress Among Minority and Low-Income Populations Can Lead to Health Disparities, Says Report

  9. Improvements to U.S. Childhood Mortality Rates Have Lagged behind Other Wealthy Nations for the Past 50 Years: Study

  10. Medicare Chronic Care Management Billing: Evidence-Based Workflows to Maximize CCM Revenue

  11. Netsmart and American Well Partner to Create Virtual Health Community Serving Behavioral Health, Social Services and Post-Acute Care

  12. 2018 HIN Healthcare Benchmark Membership Delivers Monthly Metrics

  13. New Chart: Top Patient Populations Targeted by Chronic Care Management

  14. HealthSounds Episode: 7 Benefits of Leveraging a Patient Portal to Promote Population Health

  15. Infographic: Opioid-Related Emergency Room Visits

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

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