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  • To All McLaren Employees The images that emerged last week from Minneapolis of the death of Mr. George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest across our nation are having a traumatic impact on our communities, our families and friends. Mr. Floyd’s death is a tragic reminder that there remains much work to do and more conversations to be had in order to address the continued inequities that exist in our society today. As an organization, we must commit to increased understanding of diversity and inclusion,...

  • For McLaren Physician Partners to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of access to communications and delivery of clinically pertinent information, we are updating our website to incorporate access to clinical education with individual logins for providers. This, in turn, will allow for claiming Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME) after participating in the Clinical Integration (CI) Education Series, as permitted. Using this digital strategy, it will allow for providers to access and complet...

  • McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) provides two physician update presentations annually. Attendance at these meetings is required to receive 5 points on the Clinical Integration (CI) scorecard for PCPs and 10 points for Specialist Physicians. We understand that there are a multitude of reasons why one may not be able to attend a live-webinar presentation, therefore, we are presenting our biannual updates via live webinar as well as providing access to the recorded webinar for on-demand viewing. New this y...

  • MPP is pleased to announce we are partnering with the McLaren Health Care Telehealth team to offer our independent physicians access to a HIPAA compliant Telehealth platform called Zoom for Healthcare . This platform is one of the platforms McLaren physician providers are currently utilizing to provide video visits. MPP will be covering the cost of the platform for your practice for the first 180 days.  Provider participation is at the practice level on a month to month basis. Patient access to the...

  • Following months of planning and consideration, St. Luke’s Hospital in Maumee, Ohio and McLaren Health Care have officially signed a letter of intent to define ways that the two organizations will work together to best meet the needs of the communities they serve. The letter of intent was signed on Dec. 4 at St. Luke’s Hospital, a 312-bed facility serving Maumee, Ohio and the surrounding communities. As part of the potential integration, McLaren Health Care plans to make significant investments in St. L...

  • Persivia’s CareSpace TM will assist McLaren to achieve even greater success in our value-based care models. The platform combines care coordination, real-time quality and utilization analytics and reporting, enhanced patient and provider engagement, and bundle payment management tools. Here are some of the clinical functionality we will realize following implementation: Automated Care Coordination work flows to improve efficiencies; allowing staff to spend more time managing patients Risk stratification...

  • Precise Treatment Spares Healthy Tissue with Fewer Side Effects McLaren Health Care is proud to introduce the newest weapon in its arsenal of cancer-fighting technology: Proton Therapy . The most powerful and precise radiation oncology treatment available to treat cancer is now provided at the McLaren Proton Therapy Center, located on the campus of the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Flint, Michigan. As one of only 28 proton therapy centers in the United States, the McLaren Proton Therapy Center features l...

  • PCP Value Based Reimbursement (VBR) & 2019-2020 Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Designations The BCBSM Value-Based Reimbursement (VBR) program provides for fee schedule uplifts for PCMH, quality performance, cost, and provider delivered care management (PDCM), up to a total of 150% of the fee schedule. PCMH 15% Quality 5%-15% Cost 10% PDCM 5% Advanced PDCM 5% _____ Total = 150% Key Achievements: 89% of MPP’s participating primary care physicians are eligible for a VBR 21% received a VBR for exc...

  • McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) provides two physician update presentations annually. Historically, attendance at these meetings was required to receive 10 points on the Clinical Integration (CI) scorecard for Specialist Physicians. We understand that there are a multitude of reasons why one may not be able to attend a live presentation. In an effort to adopt a digital strategy, become more user friendly, and to accommodate physicians’ busy schedules, we are presenting our biannual updates via live web...

  • McLaren High Performance Network, LLC received a perfect MIPS score of 100 out of 100 for performance year 2018. This score was calculated based on performance in Quality, Advancing Care Information, and Improvement Activities. CMS categorizes any score greater than 70 as exceptional performance. Based on this performance, eligible providers in the McLaren High Performance Network will receive a 1.68% positive payment adjustment in Calendar Year 2020. The 2020 MIPS payment adjustments vary between -5% a...