News

Aug 13, 2019

Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) can improve oral health for Medicaid members and also reduce costs through emergency department (ED) diversion, Commonwealth Medicine's Health Law & Policy experts highlight in a report for the Southern New England Practice Transformation Network (SNE-PTN).

Jul 31, 2019

SNE-PTN has developed an Alternative Payment Model proposal to provide incentives for optometrists and other eye care professionals to increase visits for patients with ambulatory sensitive eye conditions such as conjunctivitis and common ailments.

May 29, 2019

Get set to track your practice's preparation for the Merit-Based Incentive Payment System with this helpful checklist and information on the MIPS 2019 key changes! 

Mar 18, 2019

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. Take a look at the course offerings. 

Jan 25, 2019

Photos and news from the Vision Source Administrator Meeting in Dallas. 

Dec 10, 2018

Dr. Jeffery Whittington, an optometrist from West Virginia enrolled with the Southern New England Practice Transformation Network, shares a story of how his practice defused a patients eye emergency, saving them hundreds of dollars in potential emergency room fees, and earning his practice a new lifetime advocate. 

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.

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