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New Aetna MA Contract Rewards High-Value Care

The new Aetna Medicare Advantage (MA) contract is measured across quality and cost performance, and participation means expanded access to high-value, low-cost care for MA patients across the network. The network’s new agreement with Aetna brings VHAN to three MA contracts, alongside Cigna MA and Humana MA.

VHAN Hub Hall of Fame: Most Popular Content in 2020

This year, VHAN members have downloaded 882 PDFs and viewed nearly 30,000 pages on the Hub. The most popular items included telehealth guides.

VHAN Town Hall Addresses Safety and Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines

VHAN hosted a virtual town hall to address the safety and efficacy of the new COVID-19 vaccines. Panelists were Vanderbilt University Medical Center experts in vaccine research, epidemiology and infectious disease.

Quality Measures Toolkit Helps Jennie Stuart Close Gaps in Care

This year one VHAN member found great success implementing the VHAN Quality Measures Toolkit—ranked the No. 1 most-downloaded piece of content on the Hub.

VHAN and UnitedHealthcare Offer NexusACO Health Plan Tailored to Employers

NexusACO is now available to self-funded and fully insured employers in Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. VHAN providers will be featured in Tier 1 of the NexusACO network, with members incentivized through lower copays to choose these physicians for their care.

Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Announces Health Care Collaboration for Small Businesses

The Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry announced a new collaboration with Aetna and VHAN to provide small businesses access to Aetna Funding Advantage self-funded health plans at a significant discount. The plan, known as TN Chambers Health, will leverage trusted VHAN providers across Tennessee to care for plan members.

Use QuizTime to Earn Free CME Credits

QuizTime reimagines the traditional CME experience and facilitates learning by using quiz questions as the content of a course. “QuizTime revitalizes intellectual curiosity in physicians,” reports Dr. Paul Gentuso, CMO of Heritage Medical Associates.

Best Practices for Transitions of Care

This fall and winter, make sure to prioritize post-discharge follow-up visits when appropriate and via telehealth when necessary. Check out the following timeline of key post-discharge activities to help you stay on track.

Prioritize the Fall Risk Screening

Patients above the age of 65 are at a higher risk for falls, which can result in significant morbidity, long-term hospitalizations and premature nursing home placement. Here are some tips to help you capture the Fall Risk Screening appropriately.

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