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  • September 7, 2021 Key Staff Meeting   Please join us for our MPP Key Staff meeting via webinar on Wednesday, September 29th, 2021 12:00 pm –1:30 pm   Presenting: Special Guest from BCBS Pharmacy, ACO and MPP Quality Updates and Wins, Persivia-New Population Health Platform, PCMH/PCMH-N Capabilities, Telehealth Tips, 2021 CI Scorecard and Care Coordination Updates   We want to hear from you on how MPP can assist your offices during these uncertain times.   ***Newfor 2021CI Score Card ...

  • August 25, 2021 McLaren CareNow offers Lab Services Are your patients experiencing issues with lab access? MPP has been made aware of limited availability of McLaren lab draw stations. Potential impacts of a delay in lab services includes suboptimal disease management, poorer patient outcomes and a delay in quality metric gaps in care closures. As always, patients should be encouraged to utilize McLaren services whenever possible. To better serve our patients and to support our providers, MPP and McLare...

  • July 21, 2021 Michigan Back Collaborative (MIBAC) Michigan Back Collaborative (MIBAC) is a new statewide BCBSM quality improvement collaborative to improve outcomes for patients with new episodes of low back pain. MIBAC will focus on improving quality of care for back pain with the primary goals of preventing patients from developing chronic pain, reducing opiate usage, and improving patient outcomes and overall satisfaction with care. In this collaborative, participants receive training in the care of ...

  • July 15, 2021 Clinical Corners With today’s ever evolving standards of care and focus on proper utilization, it is imperative that clinicians have access to the most up to date and relevant clinical information.   Clinical Corners are brief commentary on hot topics such as clinical information on chronic diseases. With this, our second quarterly update, we include our most recent released Clinical Corners topics as well as future topics. Keeping the provider informed yet being respectful of time an...

  • July 8, 2021 Second Notice AETNA Medicare Advantage Contract with McLaren In May of 2021, MPP announced expansion of the new Value-Based contract signed with AETNA for their Medicare Advantage (Aetna MA) insurance product to all Michigan MPP members. This contract encompasses all McLaren regions in Michigan. This new product offers provider gainsharing based on attaining quality and cost performance metrics. Key Points: Quality of Care Benefit: Patients will be supported by MPP Quality and Care Coordina...

  • June 30, 2021   McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) is pleased to announce the release of the MPP Clinical Integration Payment 2 of 2 for 2020. This payment is based on physician performance on quality measures and value- based payments received from August 2020 to January 2021. In response to the financial difficulties our providers endured in 2020 due to COVID-19, MPP has waived the 10 point requirement on the Quality Metric Composite measure to be eligible for a payment and all PCPs scoring 55 poin...

  • June 8, 2021 Tele-Care Coordination is Available for your Patients “Tele-Care Coordination” services are available to your patients by referral. This service aims to provide more care in the home environment, allowing us to visualize the patient and their surroundings for greater quality of care and easier understanding on both ends. Using Persivia, our Population Health Software, patients are connected to our licensed Care Coordinators who assist with disease education and management, routine questions...

  • June 2, 2021 Mclaren Physician Partners Spring Key Staff Meeting Please join us for our MPP Key Staff meeting  via webinar on  Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:00 pm –1:30 pm Presenting updates on:  McLaren Physician Partners Website New Population Health Platform Accountable Care Organization Care Coordination 2021 CI Scorecard PCMH/PCMH-N   ***New for 2021 CI Score Card *** CI metric—Key Conversations Physician attendance achieves 10 points  Staff Champion attendance achieves 5 point...

  • April 19, 2021 AETNA Medicare Advantage Contract with McLaren    Last Fall, MPP announced the new Value Based Contract that was signed with AETNA for their Medicare Advantage insurance product encompassing all McLaren regions in Michigan.  This new product offers provider gain sharing based on attaining quality and cost of care performance metrics.   At that time the agreement was limited to all McLaren hospitals and all active McLaren Medical Group providers.  MPP is pleased to...

  • 2021 Specialist VBR Results BCBSM of Michigan has released the results of the 2021 Specialist Value-Based Reimbursement (VBR) program. The VBR program is initiated through the Physician Group Incentive Program (PGIP) and your participation is administered by McLaren Physician Partners (MPP) . The quality care that Specialists are providing to their patients allows them to earn Specialist Value-Based Reimbursement. In 2021, 70% of MPP Specialists achieved VBR.   Specialist physicians participating i...