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  • April 25, 2022 MPP Board of Directors Election Results   The MPP Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results of the 2022 Annual Membership election held via virtual ballot.  Gregory Koby, D.O., and Esa Ali, M. D. were re-elected by our membership as Directors on the Board for a four-year term ending in December of 2025.    We congratulate Dr. Koby and Dr. Ali and thank them for their continued service on the Board.

  • May 3, 2022 Specialist Value Based Reimbursement Results   MPP is pleased to announce the results of the 2022 BCBSM Specialist Value Based Reimbursement (VBR) program. This program was developed to reward specialists for performance in population healthcare delivery by promoting responsibility for the cost and quality of care of a shared population of patients. It rewards Specialists to engage in the Patient-Centered Medial Home Neighborhood and their collaboration with Primary Care Physicians. VBR...

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    Allisyn Mattice-Eskau GRAND BLANC, Mich.— Allisyn Mattice-Eskau, director of government & regulatory affairs for McLaren Health Care, whose accomplishments and strong dedication to health care advancement through legislation, has landed a prized spot on the list of “ 30 in Their Thirties 2022 ,” an annual compilation of business professionals in their 30s who have achieved notable success produced by DBusiness Magazine . Discovering her passion and intense interest in health care legislation while s...

  •   May 2, 2022 HEDIS 2022 – Controlling High Blood Pressure The Controlling High Blood Pressure quality measure continues to be a focus for improvement within MPP and remains on your 2022 CI Scorecard. Health plans for commercial and Medicare populations have now weighted this metric 3 times the other metrics. MPP performs at less than a 4-star rating and therefore may not receive incentive dollars for this measure. Every patient aged 18-85 with a diagnosis of hypertension during the measurement yea...

  • April 15, 2022 Transitions of Care – Best Practice Increasingly, health care is focusing on primary care outside of a hospital setting. Patients are vulnerable when they transition between different parts of a health care system, these care transitions threaten patient safety. Transitions of Care (TOC) are changes in the level, location, or provider of care as patients move within the health care system.(1) The consequences of poor transitions of care are multiple: (2) Patient care delays Staff stress a...

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    GRAND BLANC, Mich.— McLaren Health Care, with several hospitals and dozens of outpatient facilities covering the majority of the state, is included on the list of Michigan’s Largest Employers for 2022 from Crain’s Detroit Business . With 19,914 employees, McLaren Health Care landed at no. 11 on the list of nearly 150 landmark Michigan-based businesses. “Being included on this list — and listed so near the top — affirms the value that our team members see McLaren as an employer of choice where you can ha...

  • March 15, 2022 Well Child Exam vs Sports Physical Exam Background: Many students and their parents believe that a Sports Physical is equivalent to a Well Child Exam, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. The Sports Physical is designed to clear an athlete for participation in sports while the Well Exam includes much more.   Both a well-child visit and a sport physical are not needed. The child’s annual well visit covers everything he or she needs for a sport physical. A sports physical does ...

  • March 15, 2022 McLaren Physician Partners Launches MyCare   Starting this week, McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) has launched a deviceless remote patient monitoring program called MyCare. MyCare sends condition-specific text messages or automated phone calls to McLaren patients to support care coordination and monitor their health virtually. The goals of this partnership are to: • Reduce medical costs by reducing ED visits, admissions and re-admissions • Scaling care coordination services to engage...

  • March 1, 2022 Annual Wellness Visits – Best Practice Tips Annual Wellness Visits (AWV) are underused and are a critical component of the Patient Centered Medical Home and population health management.   The AWV provides an opportunity for physicians and providers to improve the quality of care, discuss and organize a care plan, engage the patient in their care, discuss diagnoses and preventative care measures, and optimize your revenue opportunity. Despite the possible benefits to both providers an...

  • March 1, 2022 MPP SPRING 2022 PHYSICIAN UPDATE McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) provides physician update presentations bi-annually in the Spring and Fall. Please join us for our live webinar:   Wednesday, March 30, 2022 5:30 PM Whether you are a specialist or primary care physician our objective is to keep you abreast of what is happening in Population Health at the local and national levels and to answer any questions that you may have.  Topics to be discussed include: Population Health Mana...