Results and kudos – 2016 Clinical Integration Program
In a word, our 2016 performance was OUTSTANDING. We met 16 of our 22 network measures, including 4 wellness targets for adult cancer screenings and well-child visits. $1,193,262 in Clinical Integration Program incentive funds were earned by 156 practices, and LHP realized $1.1 million in shared savings through our performance on the Legacy Employee Health Plan contract.
For a quick overview of our collective impacts on quality, cost and population health, read the LHP 2016 Impact Summary. Read the rest of the story, which includes a list of the 47 practices whose providers completed ALL eligible provider and practice measures.
Highlights from the 2018 proposed MACRA rule
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has published the proposed MACRA rule for 2018. We know many of you are still getting your arms wrapped around the 2017 program, but we’ve created a summary of some of the most significant changes proposed for next year and updated the MACRA documents on the LHP team site. Read the whole story here.
Majority of eligible members complete 2017 Clinical Integration Education by June 30 deadline
We’re pleased to let you know that 82% of eligible providers and 83% of eligible practice administrators completed the Clinical Integration Education by the June 30 deadline, earning full available points for the measure. Providers and practice administrators have until September 30 to earn half the available points.
Interview with retiring Legacy CEO George Brown, M.D.
In case you missed it, in this eDocTalk interview, Dr. Brown talked about the changes in health care and his hopes for the future of medicine. “Change is part of our profession. Don’t get dismayed, because uncertainty provides both opportunity and incentive to move things in the direction you think they should go.”
Practice administrator networking sessions in August
Next month LHP is hosting three networking and information sessions designed specifically for practice administrators. We want to hear your ideas about how we can better support you and your practice providers. This will also be an opportunity to share strategies and ask questions of both your colleagues and LHP staff. Mark your calendars for one of the sessions on Aug. 2, 10 and 15 at noon at Salmon Creek, Meridian and Emanuel. We’ll send more details later this month.
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