Public, private partners award $535,000 to integrate health care for low income and uninsured patients coping with mental illness and substance abuseWritten by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Created on September 19, 2016
Six Michigan-based safety net providers received a combined total of $535,000 to help develop, enhance or expand programs to support uninsured and low-income patients coping with mental illness and substance abuse.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan designates record number of physician practices as patient-centered medical homesWritten by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Created on September 12, 2016
For the eighth consecutive year, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and its physician partners are leading the nation in advancing the patient-centered medical home model of care, as 1,638 practices, comprised of 4,534 physicians, have earned designation as patient-centered medical homes. Blue Cross’ medical home model has reduced both hospitalizations and emergency visits, resulting in improved health outcomes and preventing $427 million in medical costs over six years.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan announces nationwide, patient-focused health care offering for Michigan employersWritten by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. Created on September 6, 2016
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan today announced a national, integrated care offering for Michigan employers and their out-of-state employees – Blue Distinction Total Care.