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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • MPP is pleased to announce a new Gain Sharing Agreement has been signed with Humana. We have expanded our existing MPP agreement for Medicare Advantage to include all regions. Our current agreement now includes all McLaren hospitals and active MPP providers in the following regions: McLaren Bay and Bay Special Care (LTACH) McLaren Caro McLaren Central McLaren Flint McLaren Greater Lansing McLaren Lapeer McLaren Macomb McLaren Oakland McLaren Northern McLaren Port Huron McLaren Thumb Region Karmanos Canc...

  • McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) is pleased to announce the release of the MPP Clinical Integration Payment 2 of 2 for 2018. This payment is based on physician performance on quality measures and value-based payments received from August 2018-January 2019. The total distribution amount is $3,167,210. As we transition to value-based payments, our top performing physicians have received the following in the 2018 Payment 2: Summary of MPP 2018 Payment 2 Max Min Median PCP $33,187 $100 $4,942 SPC $1,191 $65...