Network News

October 30th, 2020 | Network News

Recently approved for participation, these providers and practices join their colleagues in a network dedicated to transforming for the better delivery of health care in our community. New Practices We are pleased to announce that Oak Orchard Health has joined AHP.  A Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with over 60 providers delivering primary, dental, vision…

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October 30th, 2020 | Network News

Adult PCP Advisory Committee:       Thursday, November 16th 6:00pm – 7:30pm https://urmc.zoom.us/j/5857301255 Practice Managers Meeting:             Tuesday, December 1st 8:00 am – 9:30 am https://urmc.zoom.us/j/5857301255 Pediatric PCP Advisory Committee: Wednesday, December 2nd 6:00pm – 7:30pm https://urmc.zoom.us/j/5857301255 For a comprehensive list of upcoming AHP meetings, visit https://ahpnetwork.com/events/.  Contact Renée Sutton for additional information or to include specific…

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October 30th, 2020 | Network News

It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, and our community’s health is at stake. We need your help. COVID-19 has affected our community in many ways and has created new obstacles for keeping families safe from lead poisoning. A combination of factors like children spending more time indoors in potentially unsafe housing, a recent surge of…

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October 30th, 2020 | Network News

It’s that time of year, and the health plans contracted with AHP are kicking off open enrollment for 2021: University of Rochester:         November 2 – 16, 2020 Highland Hospital:                   November 2 – 13, 2020 UR Thompson Health:             November 9 – 23, 2020 While there are few changes to the benefits of these plans, the…

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September 30th, 2020 | Network News

Keeping AHP up-to-date about your practice’s information has never been more important than now.  Whether it’s to help patients find the correct phone number for your office on AHP’s online directory or to ensure that claims process correctly for patients covered by a health plan that has AHP as the tier one network, AHP needs…

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September 30th, 2020 | Network News

The UR Medicine Recovery Center of Excellence and Highland Family Medicine are sponsoring a free course on the treatment of opioid use disorder that may be taken by any physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant wishing to obtain a waiver to prescribe buprenorphine in office-based treatment of opioid use disorders. The course will be offered…

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September 30th, 2020 | Network News

Open enrollment for the 2021 University of Rochester benefit plan will be announced soon, and AHP practices should be prepared for UR employees to call and ask about your network participation.  With AHP serving as the plan’s tier one network, 30,000 UR employees and their families will pay lower copays and/or deductibles when they keep…

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September 30th, 2020 | Network News

COVID’s impact to population health quality performance is clear in the trailing year June 2020 report pictured below. With the exception of the Adult Acute measure cohort, AHP’s performance trended downward in comparison to the prior measurement period. The Optimization Team’s current focus on Diabetic Eye Exam and Adult Flu Vaccination will contribute to performance…

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September 30th, 2020 | Network News

If you’re eager to lend your vision to the network’s strategic direction, consider running for a seat on AHP’s Board of Managers, the governing body whose members are elected to represent the interests of providers and to make the major decisions facing AHP. Nominations are now being accepted for one board seat: the F.F. Thompson-affiliated…

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July 7th, 2020 | Network News

In response to COVID-19’s impact on practice operations, NCQA has extended PCMH recognition dates for many practices as well as granting some leniency on reporting quality improvement data.   Practices may confirm their 2020 recognition extension status by logging into their Q-PASS portal.  It is important to note that if the practices were not granted an…

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