ACO implementation program Caravan Health looks to digital with acquisition of Wellpepper

Joseph B. Hash

Caravan Health and fitness, a enterprise that aids companies transition into accountable care companies (ACO), has dipped into the electronic place with the acquisition of affected individual engagement tech vendor Wellpepper, in accordance to the startup’s former CEO Anne Weiler. 

Founded in 2012, Wellpepper functions with health strategies to offer their individuals with electronic remedy strategies, messaging products and services and an inform technique, amongst other resources.  

“[Wellpepper is] a clinically validated system for interactive affected individual care strategies,” Weiler explained to MobiHealthNews. “We delivered throughout the entire care continuum chronic [and] acute care strategies [that] support individuals self-handle and

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CMS selects 205 applicants for new Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport Model

Joseph B. Hash

The Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Services has declared the choice of 205 applicants to take part in the new Crisis Triage, Address and Transportation Design.

A remaining list of ET3 Design individuals will be produced accessible after the applicants sign a participation settlement.

The model will reimburse crisis solutions for Medicare fee-for-provider beneficiaries when remedy is furnished at a facility other than an crisis department. Ambulance care groups will have larger flexibility to handle crisis desires subsequent a 911 connect with.

Currently, Medicare only pays for crisis ground ambulance solutions when beneficiaries are transported to unique kinds of amenities,

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Michigan doc charged in $120 million healthcare fraud, money laundering scheme

Joseph B. Hash

A medical professional who the top prescriber of oxycodone in Michigan from 2016 to 2017 was billed in an indictment this 7 days with a $one hundred twenty million health care fraud and cash laundering plan that concerned the alleged medically avoidable distribution of extra than two.two million doses of controlled substances, and the administration of medically avoidable injections. These purportedly resulted in affected individual damage.

Francisco Patino, 65, of Wayne County, Michigan, was billed in the superseding indictment with a person depend of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and wire fraud, a person depend of conspiracy to commit

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