Case Study Shows over $75,000 of Attributed 2014 Revenue for Transition of Care Program with Citra

 
 
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - April 15, 2015 - PRLog -- A case study was released today at HIMSS that detailed the outcomes for Accountable Care Organization (ACO) clients using Citra’s proprietary Transition of Care Program and demonstrated an increase of 41% in office visit claims and 81% in outpatient claims, which translated to approximately $75,000 in attributed revenue for ACOs in 2014.

The objective of the program is to manage care transitions to ensure that when patients are discharged from the hospital, they are guided to the most appropriate setting for follow-up care. This helps reduce medical costs and readmissions while increasing revenue from shared savings and transition of care incentive payments. Poorly managed transitions are not only detrimental to the patient’s health but also drive up costs and hospitals are penalized for hospital readmissions.

The case study participants were able to work with Citra to receive admission and discharge data on ACO patients that were admitted to area hospitals and make post-discharge care coordination calls to schedule visits with the patient’s primary care physician’s office. More than 400 appointments were successfully scheduled in 2014.

To obtain a full copy of this case study, please visit booth #7519 at HIMSS 2015 this week at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. For directions to the booth and more information about HIMSS, visit www.himssconference.org (http://www.himssconference.org/). The complete case study downloads will be available at www.citrahealth.com/knowledgecenter (http://www.citrahealth.com/knowledgecenter) following the show.

About Citra

Citra Health Solutions aligns the needs of providers and patients with a focus on better health and more efficient value-based management. By combining scalable services with technical solutions, Citra enables its partners to optimize business practices while improving health outcomes for patients. To learn more, visit www.citrahealth.com (http://www.citrahealth.com/).

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