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March 11th, 2020 | Network News

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and following the University of Rochester’s decision to limit events to 25 participants or fewer until further notice, AHP is canceling the Spring Clinical Grand Rounds event scheduled for April 16, 2020.  This event has been an important forum to share the network’s clinical priorities, including our 2020 quality…

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February 28th, 2020 | Network News

The Behavioral Health Integration and Optimization teams have made universal depression screening for patients 12 and older a major focus for 2020. The depression screening toolkit can be viewed here was developed to assist providers not only with implementing universal screening, but to provide evidence-based tools and medication strategies for the management of depression, as…

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February 28th, 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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February 28th, 2020 | Network News

The AHP Medical Director team has been receiving a number of questions from across the network about guidelines or recommendations and resources for addressing the recent coronavirus outbreak. For this particular issue, because of the evolving information and understanding of the transmission patterns, prevalence and protocols, we are directing inquiries to the Monroe County Health…

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February 28th, 2020 | Network News

AHP will be distributing clinical integration payments for the fourth quarter of 2019 to contract-participating, community PCPs in March. Based on a provider’s member attribution under an AHP gain sharing contract, these payments are provided to support provider efforts to advance AHP’s clinical integration initiatives. Checks are scheduled to be mailed in mid-March. Also coming…

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January 29th, 2020 | Network News

This month we are pleased to resume the Population Health Dashboard in Network News. We had briefly suspended its inclusion while AHP’s clinical and IT staff worked with Arcadia Analytics to better understand the new HEDIS definitions for 2019 measures and their impact on measure performance. In this month’s update, the network is holding the…

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January 29th, 2020 | Network News

The Vatica/Excellus Medicare Advantage program has been returning valuable incentives to AHP practices since 2018, and some upcoming modifications to the program will make it even easier for practices to participate.  Vatica Health’s Well365Plus Solution is a cloud-based tool used to ensure more accurate coding of chronic conditions, and it is available at no cost…

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January 29th, 2020 | Network News

We are pleased to share with you that Atlantic Health Partners, our immunization partner, has further strengthened its vaccine purchasing program by adding GSK vaccines. This include options for practices interested in the GSK portfolio or for those practices just interested in using Bexsero. Atlantic now offers AHP providers the full array of vaccine options…

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January 29th, 2020 | Network News

As part of our ongoing commitment to offering providers resources that complement their efforts to deliver high quality patient care, AHP is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members to our team: Kevin Kelley joins AHP as the Provider Relations Liaison, reporting to Senior Director for Provider Network Management and Payer Relations,…

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January 29th, 2020 | Network News

Spring 2020 Clinical Grand Rounds Attention Primary Care Providers: Save the date for AHP’s next Clinical Grand Rounds scheduled for Thursday, April 16, 2020.  Registration opens at 5:00 pm, followed by the program starting at 5:30 pm, and followed by a networking session at 7:00 pm. Invitations will be sent via email in mid-March along with an…

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