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  • 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...

  • MPP is pleased to announce a new Medicare Advantage HMO agreement has been signed with Reliance ACO. Our includes McLaren hospitals and active MPP providers in the following regions: McLaren Flint McLaren Lapeer McLaren Macomb McLaren Oakland McLaren Port Huron Karmanos Cancer Center The new contract with Reliance is effective January 1, 2020. Pursuant to your Master Membership Agreement with MPP, active members will be included in the provider network unless written notification of your intent to opt o...

  • Adults 40–75 years of age with diabetes, who do or do not have clinical atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), should be started on a statin for primary and secondary prevention of ASCVD regardless of lipid status. Medications One of the following medications must have been dispensed. Note: The active ingredients are limited to oral formulations only. Drug Category Medications Statin medications * Lovastatin * Fluvastatin * Pravastatin * Simvastatin * Rosuvastatin * Atorvastatin * Pitavastatin ...

  • Produced by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved. Renal dysfunction is a potentially pivotal development in diabetes, and microalbuminuria is generally the first clinical sign of renal complication. Screening for albuminuria may be the most effective way to identify patients early who are at increased risk for renal events. Produced by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved. Produced by the National Kidney Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved. If you have any questi...

  • Pap tests in women aged 21-29 and 30 – 65 years of age In average risk women, annual cervical cytology screening has been shown to offer no advantage over screening performed at 3-year intervals, without HPV co-testing, for age 21-29 or 5-year intervals, with HPV co-testing, for age 30-65. However, a well-woman visit should occur annually to discuss prevention practices, recognizing risk factors for disease, identifying medical problems, and establishing the clinician–patient relationship. Women who hav...

  • MAPS This facility utilizes the Michigan Automated Prescription System In partnership with the state of Michigan to assist in the prevention of prescription drug abuse, diversion, overprescribing, and overdispensing of controlled substances, and to ensure the health and safety of our community. michigan.gov/mimapsinfo For members 18 years and older, the rate per 1,000 receiving prescription opioids at a high dosage for at least 15 days during the measurement year (average morphine equivalent dose [MED] ...

  • DID YOU KNOW?? McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) will be publishing the Standards of Medical Care in several key clinical areas on a semimonthly basis. These rigorously reviewed recommendations are evidence based recommended practices meant to guide preventive care and treatment. These guidelines are the basis for care quality for the National Committee for Quality Assurance HEDIS measures. This ensures that clinicians have the key information needed to provide better healthcare, leading to improved outc...

  • McLaren planning to open a combination of retail health clinics, primary care and urgent care centers at Michigan area Walgreens Walgreens to purchase McLaren’s pharmacy files DEERFIELD, Ill. & GRAND BLANC, Mich. – Oct. 17, 2018 – Walgreens and McLaren Health Care, a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence-based patient care and cost efficiency, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration focused on health service and pharmacy offerings. McLaren plans...

  • The Blues of Michigan have released the results of the Specialist VBR program.  This program comes through the Physician Group Incentive Program (PGIP), administered by McLaren Physician Partners.  We are pleased to share that 404 specialists were awarded the VBR in 2018 through this program, an increase of 113 specialists from last year!  Physicians participating in PGIP through MPP earned $5 million in VBR revenue in calendar year 2016.  The PGIP ranks participating specialists int...

  • MPP has made several changes to the clinical integration scorecards for 2018 for both specialists and primary care providers. One of the new metrics under Membership is physician education. To satisfy the metric, a physician must attest to viewing two educational topics offered on the MPP website. To access the educational offerings: Go to www.mclarenpp.org From the home page Click Physician Education located at the top of the page. Fill in the required fields on the contact form, then Click Submit. Thi...