Free online learning platform addresses new CMS bundled payments program
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced the next generation of the Bundled Payments Care Improvement (BPCI) voluntary payment model, BPCI Advanced. The release of the updated program details officially opened a two-month enrollment window, set to close on March 12. To guide providers in this critical phase, Archway Health, a full-service tech-enabled bundled payment company, today unveiled Archway Academy, an online educational platform designed to help providers succeed in BPCI Advanced.
“Whether a practice has previous experience with bundled payments or is just starting to explore the option, Archway Academy will prepare them for taking the next step with BPCI Advanced,” said Keely Macmillan, Archway Health’s General Manager of BPCI Advanced. “We strongly feel that as the industry builds momentum toward implementing alternative payment models, providers need an unbiased space for learning about how they work and clear guidance through the process.”
Archway Academy provides a self-paced, online learning platform for healthcare practices and organizations that matches their demanding schedules and mission to improve both patient care and financial performance. The Academy helps answer clinicians’ questions on fit, function, costs and return on investment in the adoption of bundled payments for their practices. Further, Archway can handle the application process and data processing for providers interested in participating in BPCI Advanced.
“There are demonstrable benefits for specialty providers, large or small, to move to bundled payment models,” said Dave Terry, CEO and Co-founder Archway. “With Archway Academy, we can help clinicians and staff assess their opportunity for improvement, and importantly, make the application and implementation process far less intimidating and disruptive.”
Any provider who signs Archway’s non-binding Good Faith Agreement will gain full access to Archway Academy. In addition, Archway will be offering weekly webinars to provide updates on BPCI Advanced as more information is released from CMS. The next webinar will be Thursday, January 25 at 1 p.m. EST. Archway will also host a webinar on Wednesday, January 31 at 2 p.m. EST, following CMS’ Open Door Forum on January 30.
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