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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Primary care practices participating in AHP gain sharing contracts can expect to receive their first quarter 2017 payments via postal mail in mid-June. Clinical integration payments are intended to compensate PCPs for actively supporting AHP’s clinical integration activities such as utilizing the Arcadia Analytics dashboard and participating in patient satisfaction surveying through Press Ganey.  Clinical…

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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

AHP is pleased to announce the addition of Laura Jean Shipley, MD to our team as Pediatric Medical Director.  Dr. Shipley will work in a part-time capacity at AHP while continuing to see patients at the Panorama Pediatric Group.  Prior to joining the team, Dr. Shipley volunteered as co-chair of AHP’s Pediatric PCP Advisory Committee…

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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

As you’ve seen splashed across the headlines recently, organizations both around the world and in our backyard have seen a significant uptick in ransomware attacks. These cyberattacks are committed by criminals who exploit network weaknesses to deploy malicious software that encrypts the contents of the computer and any servers to which that computer is networked….

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May 31st, 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. Last month, we reviewed how to sort and filter the rows in reports. This month, we’d like…

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May 31st, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Certified Practice Facilitator Linda Franke conducts monthly learning collaboratives that support provider office staff professional and skill development. The goal for these meetings is to have a place where practice representatives can bring questions or issues they have to a group that understands where they are coming from….and is likely experiencing the same thing. Meeting…

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April 28th, 2017 | Network NewsNews

AHP recommends that practices preparing for participation in CMS’s Merit-based Incentive Program (MIPS) consider participating in a webinar series being conducted by CAPG, a national association of physician groups. A complimentary series of webinars designed to assist physician practices with participating in CMS’s Quality Payment Program, the series will combine CMS’s expertise on the contents…

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April 28th, 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: Sorting and Filtering Reports and Report Cheat Sheets The…

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April 28th, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Thanks to all who turned out for the first practice managers meeting of 2017! Highlights of the meeting included a presentation from Daryl Sharp, AHP’s Director of Care Management, on the formation of a comprehensive Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) team to work alongside AHP’s providers that are managing behavioral health issues in the primary care…

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April 28th, 2017 | Network NewsNews

Improving processes around hierarchical condition coding (HCC) for Medicare beneficiaries in order to ensure that the acuity of these patients’ conditions is captured year over year is an important initiative for AHP in 2017. The HCC pilot launched in 2016, and representatives from Excellus’ Revenue Integrity team have spent the past few months meeting with…

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April 28th, 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: Edwin Acosta MD – Diagnostic Radiology – Associated Radiologists of the Finger Lakes David Chung MD – Diagnostic Radiology – Associated Radiologists of the Finger Lakes Edwin Hutsal…

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