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December 14th, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Pending New York State Department of Health approval, AHP is pleased to announce a fee-for-service contract with Fidelis Care. With more than 1.6 million members across New York State, Fidelis Care has become an important payer in our region. The contract negotiated with Fidelis offers enhanced rates to AHP providers, both primary care and specialists….

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December 14th, 2017 | Network NewsNews

AHP has widened its membership criteria to include additional providers that are part of the care continuum. This expansion strengthens AHP’s clinical integration efforts while also benefiting the members of health plans contracted with AHP whose plans provide for lower out-of-pocket expenses for seeing AHP providers. The specialties added include podiatry, physical therapy, optometry and…

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December 14th, 2017 | Network NewsNews

The Arcadia Connection is a recurring feature in Network News that keeps you up to date with news about the Arcadia Analytics Dashboard and connects you with information about workflow improvements and best practices that improve measure performance. This issue of Arcadia Connection includes two topics: how to utilize gap reports in December and when…

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December 14th, 2017 | Network NewsNews

A member of AHP’s Optimization Team – which focuses on improving network performance on Arcadia measures – Linda Franke, Certified Practice Facilitator, works with provider offices to identify opportunities for improvement and develop new processes and workflows to support that improvement. Among the practices achieving significant success in partnership with Linda is Dar Medical Associates,…

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December 14th, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Recently approved for participation, these physicians and practices join their colleagues in a network dedicated to transforming for the better delivery of health care in our community: Providers Thomas Andolina OD – Optometry – The Eye Care Center Peter Bird OD – Optometry – OcuSight Eye Care Center Jillian Bolton OD – Optometry – The…

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October 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Open enrollment for University of Rochester employees for the 2018 plan year will begin on November 1st and will run through November 15th. The 2018 UR plans will widen the cost-sharing between tiers one and two, so UR health plan members have even greater incentive to keep their care within the AHP network. For example,…

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October 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Elections are under way now for three physician seats on the AHP Board of Managers. Ballots were issued via Survey Monkey email to eligible voters on Tuesday, October 31st, and polls remain open until close of business on Friday, November 10th. Election results will be included in the November/December issue of Network News. The candidates…

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October 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Stay up to date on the latest news about the Arcadia Analytics dashboard and share best practices with your peers at the next Arcadia Quarterly Teleconference scheduled for 12:15 pm on December 5th. Participants will hear the latest on the network’s 2017 quality performance and share their tips on maximizing performance and incentives. AHP primary…

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October 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

On October 17, 2017 AHP held its Clinical Grand Rounds focused on back pain and the network’s inaugural Integrated Practice Committee (IPC) that was formed to improve care for that condition. Speakers included Web Pilcher, MD, the chair of the Back Pain IPC and chair of URMC’s Division of Neurosurgery, Matt Devine, DO, Medical Director…

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October 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

In 2016 AHP began reporting patient experience metrics to payers with which the network is contracted. AHP chose Press Ganey Associates to conduct the CG-CAHPS survey at that time, and we have continued to partner with them on this quality metric. AHP has had great success in working with Press Ganey, and there are now…

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