The reward of creating a Clinically Integrated Network that functions at peak efficiency is enabling healthcare providers to communicate with one another so there’s greater coordination throughout the continuum of patient care.
While all ACOs are essentially CINs, not all CINs are ACOs. Although the two networks have many upfront similarities, it’s the details that can help to understand how a CIN can be the platform for building an ACO.
A high-quality healthcare experience – both for patients as well as physicians – rests on three pillars: patient satisfaction, ongoing improved health outcomes and cost containment
A clinically integrated network (CIN) can be a fantastic system that improves the patient experience and creates fair relationships between health care organizations and insurance payors.
With the introduction of MACRA and the start of reporting this year, physicians may be worried about their thin profit margins getting even thinner.
Clinically integrated networks are a legal structure with benefits that extend beyond the bottom line.