These national and local programs reward doctors for stronger care outcomes. Providing data to the doctors results in a better quality of care and lower costs for both you and your employees.
When doctors and hospitals are rewarded for better outcomes, both you and your employees benefit. Your employees can choose from more than 20,000 doctors who have partnered with Blue Cross to provide high-value care. Promoting illness prevention and wellness programs can mean fewer trips to the ER for your employees and reduced costs for you.
Total Care doctors and hospitals focus on overall health, well-being and prevention. They provide care that's coordinated with the patient's other providers.
Doctors with the Total Care designation aim to:
Blueprint for Affordability is an agreement between providers and Blue Cross. These providers make a commitment to better manage care, costs and quality standards. They coordinate their quality of care and patient outcomes to meet cost-savings goals.
To learn more about updates to the program coming in 2023, view our on-demand webinar.
Patient-Centered Medical Home is our Michigan designation for high quality, value-based primary care. These primary care practices are delivering better results and reducing unnecessary spending, while showing higher incidences of preventive screenings. This program includes 4,713 physicians across 1,641 practices, serving nearly 3 million members.
This program consists of more than 20,000 primary care and specialist physicians in Michigan involved in quality improvement efforts. It connects 40 physician organizations focused on improving the health care system in Michigan. This is accomplished through collaboration, sharing of best practices and data collection to increase the overall value of care while reducing costs.
We also address cost and quality with our national Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. It recognizes hospitals and health care facilities that deliver consistent, quality care in certain specialties that have high-impact costs, including:
Across all these programs, savings are shared between providers and health systems and help make health care more affordable for your employees.
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