AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Caravan Health two-day Accountable Care Symposium, to be held January 11 and 12, 2017 at The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix, Arizona, will provide hands-on training for ACO's, CPC+ participants and forward thinking primary care practices that want to learn simple techniques that improve care, lower cost and help practices earn significant bonuses under MACRA. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161122/442247LOGO In addition to covering a number of other prominent topics in population health, the Symposium will help participants learn tried and true methods for implementing CPC+, Accountable Care Organizations, and new, billable primary care services. Hands-on workshops will help practices set up the following programs:
Chronic Care Management
Transitional Care Management
Participants can meet and network with experienced care coordinators who have already implemented these programs successfully in hospitals, rural health clinics, Federally Qualified Health Centers and primary care practices. "Care coordinators are the heart and soul of population health. These workshops will teach practices how to set up successful care coordination programs that improve outcomes and are financially sustainable," 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+ programs 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.