Category Archives: Skilled Nursing Facilities

‘Next Generation’ ACO Encourages Telehealth, Post-Discharge Home Services: CMS

In another step towards advancing models of care that reward value over volume, HHS announced the Next Generation Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model of payment and care delivery. A new initiative from CMS’s Innovation Center, the model is part of … finish reading ‘Next Generation’ ACO Encourages Telehealth, Post-Discharge Home Services: CMS

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4 Reasons to Develop a Post-Acute Care Coordination Network

Capacity issues and resulting loss of revenue, and concerns about adequate discharge plans prompted Summa Health System to develop an SNF care coordination network, explains Carolyn Holder, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC, manager of transitional care, resulting in improved patient care and … finish reading 4 Reasons to Develop a Post-Acute Care Coordination Network

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NaviHealth/Cigna-HealthSpring Partner to Improve Post-Acute Care, Costs

Hoping to improve care quality and outcomes for an estimated 100,000 post-acute patients in the heavily populated Mid-Atlantic and Pennsylvania markets, Cigna-HealthSpring and naviHealth are joining forces, according to releases from both organizations. The collaboration will utilize naviHealth’s technology (which … finish reading NaviHealth/Cigna-HealthSpring Partner to Improve Post-Acute Care, Costs

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