AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is now open for the Caravan Health Accountable Care Symposium, the premier learning and networking event for current and future participants in Advanced Payment Models. The two-day symposium will be held January 11 and 12, 2017 at The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix, Arizona, Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161108/437029LOGO The meeting will convene independent practice associations, small practices, rural health systems, community hospitals, FQHCs and multi-specialty groups; together with hundreds of current ACO participants including primary care physicians, community hospital CEOs, nurse care coordinators and executive leaders. Many newly accepted participants in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) will attend, joined by physicians and hospital leaders that are preparing to enter into Advanced Payment Models in 2018. "Leaders who attend will leave the Symposium with an understanding of exactly what needs to be done in 2017 in order to succeed in their CPC+ and ACO programs," stated Lynn Barr, CEO of Caravan Health. The first day of the symposium will be dedicated to policy: explaining the interaction between MACRA and advanced payment models and showcasing real world experiences from pioneers of accountable care and practice transformation. The second day will feature hands-on workshops that will provide instruction on how to simply and affordably implement chronic care management and behavioral health interventions, in addition to wellness, risk adjustment and stratification programs. A special workshop will be dedicated to MACRA's new Advancing Care Information category, providing practical tips on how to implement the workflows that will achieve the highest scores. Participants that are currently enrolled in the Caravan Health ACO or CPC+ program or are participating in a Practice Transformation Network may attend the Symposium at no cost, if they register by December 15, 2016. A complete agenda and registration are available through the Caravan Health website www.CaravanHealth.com. About Caravan Health: Caravan Health helps providers implement population health programs with affordable, end-to-end solutions that achieve outstanding results.