Posts Tagged ‘rural hospitals’

Infographic: Rural Hospitals and Health Systems Ensure Local Access to High-Quality, Affordable Care

July 1st, 2019 by Melanie Matthews

Rural hospitals are essential to the health and economic well-being of the community, according to a new infographic by the American Hospital Association.

The infographic examines challenges facing rural hospitals and communities and recommendations for federal policies and investments in rural communities.

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS SuccessA laser focus on population health interventions and processes can generate immediate revenue streams for fledgling accountable care organizations that support the hard work of creating a sustainable ACO business model. This population health priority has proven a lucrative strategy for Caravan Health, whose 23 ACO clients saved more than $26 million across approximately 250,000 covered lives in 2016 under the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP).

Profiting from Population Health Revenue in an ACO: Framework for Medicare Shared Savings and MIPS Success examines Caravan Health’s population health-focused approach for ACOs and its potential for positioning ACOs for success under MSSP and MACRA’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).

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