News

Apr 30, 2018

Jay Flanagan shares how optometry practices across the country are saving patients thousands of dollars by giving them a more affordable alterative to the emergency room for eye emergencies. 

Feb 05, 2018

SNE-PTN has partnered with the UMass Medical School Center for Integrated Primary Care (CIPC) to allow clinicians enrolled in TCPi to participate in online core courses free of charge.

These courses are offered in three content areas: 1) Motivational Interviewing (MI); 2) Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH); and 3) Integrated Care Management (ICM). Certificate-level coursework is also offered for MI and PCBH.                                               

Feb 02, 2018

The Southern New England Practice Transformation Network (SNE-PTN), a collaborative led by UMass Medical School and UConn Health, has been selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to present its cost savings achievements at the 2018 CMS Quality Conference.

Oct 16, 2017

SNE-PTN listened to your feedback, and has redesigned its website to make it more easy to use and locate resources. Clinicians navigate the website through three main portals: Optometry, Primary Care, and Specialty.

Sep 13, 2017

As of October 2, 2017 there are only 90 days left in the performance period for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Transition Year 2017. If your practice plans to report for a partial year, you will have to start collecting MIPS performance data on or before October 2.

Dec 16, 2016

This poster presented at the CMS Quality Conference in December 2016 outlines strategies used by the Southern New England Practice Transformation Network (SNE-PTN) to enroll more than 5,000 clinicians from a variety of specialties by the end of October 2016.

Nov 16, 2016

The successful recruitment strategies of the Southern New England Practice Transformation Network (SNE-PTN), a collaborative led by UMass Medical School and UConn Health, were selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to present in a poster at the 2016 CMS Quality Conference at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Maryland Dec. 13-16.

Oct 27, 2016

The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) Final Rule was released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on October 14, 2016 and has provided updates to the Quality Payment Program (QPP). 

Oct 21, 2016

On Friday, Oct. 14, the final Quality Payment Program (QPP) rule was released by CMS. QPP is part of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).

Aug 16, 2016

If you missed our August 4 webinar, access it now to learn how The Southern New England Practice Transformation Network (SNE-PTN) can prepare behavioral health providers for alternative payment models.

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