VALUE PARTNERSHIPS: IMPACT

2.2 Billion In Costs Avoided

Cost Avoided Over Last Decade

20,000 Participating Physicians

Blue Cross Primary Care Providers

85% of Blue Cross Primary Care Providers

Collaborative Quality Initiatives

Collaborative Quality Initiative Presentations in Over 30 Countries

VALUE PARTNERSHIPS: THE LATEST

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PHYSICIAN GROUP INCENTIVE PROGRAM

Blue Cross leverages longstanding statewide collaborations to facilitate COVID-19 response

The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging the speed and resiliency of many health organizations as situations and protocols rapidly change. Because of the statewide collaborations already in place through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Value Partnerships platform, physician organizations and practices throughout the state have been able to connect and share vital information on patient […]

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PHYSICIAN GROUP INCENTIVE PROGRAM, PATIENT-CENTERED MEDICAL HOME

Access to substance use treatment boosted through statewide training programs

Despite the blizzard-like conditions, more than 60 emergency physicians and nurses from across Michigan traveled to Lansing in late February for a critical day of training. The eight-hour training session would enable them to screen patients for opioid use disorder and initiate medication assisted treatment (MAT) right in the emergency department, getting patients needed support […]

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COLLABORATIVE QUALITY INITIATIVES

CQIs: A 20-year partnership

Back in the late 1990s, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan was investigating ways to support efforts to improve health care processes and quality. “We realized we had to do a better job of creating value in health care,” said Thomas Simmer, MD, senior vice president and chief medical officer, BCBSM. A grant from the […]

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