Healthcare Business Weekly Update, December 18, 2017
December 18, 2017  Vol. IX, No. 37
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. OIG Identifies 2 Vulnerabilities in Medicare Quality Payment Program

  2. Moody Report for BCBSA Links Social Determinants to Adverse Health Impact of Specific Diseases

  3. 60 Percent of Revenues from Medicare Will Be from Risk-Based Products by 2019: AMGA Survey

  4. Healthcare Trends & Forecasts in 2018: Performance Expectations for the Healthcare Industry

  5. HHS ISMICC Report: 5 Focus Areas for Improving Mental Health Services

  6. Social Determinants and Population Health: Redesigning Care Management to Bridge Clinical and Non-Medical Services

  7. Self-Service Kiosks Offer Virtual Visits in New York-Presbyterian-Walgreens Telemedicine Collaboration

  8. 2017 Healthcare Benchmarks: Case Management

  9. New Chart: Leading Factors for Evaluating Case Manager Performance

  10. New HealthSounds Episode: Synergies from Non-Traditional CVS Health-Aetna Merger

  11. Infographic: The Hyper-Connected Patient

  12. Community Health Partnerships in 2017: Alliances Aim to Improve Care Access

  13. Proactive Care Management in a Top-Performing ACO: Closing Quality and Care Gaps in High-Risk, High-Utilization Populations

  14. Coordinated Emergency Care Improves Survival for Patients with Heart Attacks

  15. The Science of Successful Care Transition Management: Leveraging Home Visits to Improve Readmissions and ROI

  16. New Humana Tool Aims to Improve Medication Management and Safety

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