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June 7th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

Navigating the EpiPen Shortage: The FDA has announced a manufacturing shortage of Mylan’s EpiPen and its authorized generic, epinephrine auto-injector. The shortage is expected to be “short-term” but an estimated resupply date has not been provided. Generic Adrenaclick is also in shortage, however details on the expected duration are not available. Despite ongoing shortages, patients…

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May 30th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

In this month’s population health update AHP continues to maintain top percentile performance in the pediatric and adult acute measures, while improving over the prior period in all other measure categories. Although we are trending up, percentile performance in pediatrics preventive and adult disease management has room for improvement. Looking for help to improve your…

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May 30th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

AHP is working with the Finger Lakes Performing Provider System (FLPPS) to assist in closing gaps in care across 11 key metrics for Medicaid patients across our region. These gaps largely relate to well care visits for patients who have not had one since July 1, 2017. AHP has chosen to partner in this effort…

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May 30th, 2018 | Arcadia ConnectionsNetwork NewsNews

Arcadia-implemented practices (or those that will be implementing soon) are invited to join us for the Arcadia Quarterly Forum on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 12:15 pm to 1 pm. We will be discussing the dashboard interface updates and other topics, including best practices and quality measures. Teleconference information for this meeting can be found…

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May 30th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

In last month’s Network News, we announced an effective date for AHP’s contract rates with Fidelis Care that has since been changed. Please note that practices who have already submitted an opt-in form to AHP will be effective with the new rates on June 1, 2018. Claims with dates of service beginning June 1, 2018…

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May 30th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

With over 120,000 New Yorkers living with HIV and rates of infection among young people on the rise, universal access to PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is an important strategy for HIV prevention. AHP member Trillium Health is launching a campaign to educate providers and patients about PrEP. For providers interested in becoming PrEP prescribers, Trillium specialists…

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May 1st, 2018 | Network NewsNews

Join Lifespan on May 21st to learn more about home-based primary care from Dr. Mindy Fain at the Rocco M. Vivenzio MD Memorial Symposium. The event is free, but please RSVP. Event details are below. This event is sponsored by UR Medicine, UR Medicine Home Care, and the UR Medicine Geriatrics Group. Come out to…

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April 30th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

Keeping all providers aware of and engaged with the quality measures that drive the network’s success in population health is an important priority for the AHP team. While primary care providers can access the Arcadia Analytics dashboard to see their own performance to quality, specialist providers do not have access to that tool. To ensure…

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April 30th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

AHP will soon launch an Arcadia-based care management platform for use by care managers working with EMRs other than Epic. As with the Arcadia dashboard that houses our quality and utilization metrics, the care management platform will organize and manage EMR data along with member eligibility and medical paid claims data from several payers with…

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April 30th, 2018 | Network NewsNews

We are pleased that implementation of AHP’s fee-for-service contract with Fidelis Care is moving forward.  This contract was announced in December of 2017 and offers enhanced rates to primary care and specialist physicians. Practices who have already submitted an opt-in form to AHP will be effective with the new rates on May 15, 2018.  Enrolled…

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