Feb 08, 2018
MiCMRC Care Manager Monthly Update
Complex and Hybrid Care Manager Training: Training was held April 7-10, 2014.
Updates to the MiPCT-Approved Self-Management Programs: The April 7th, 2014 edition of the MiPCT Monday FLASH provided information on the most up to date Self-Management Programs that are approved by MiPCT. The article can be found at http://mipct.org/mipct-monday-flash.
November and December 2013 G-Code Reports:
The November 2013 G-Code Reports were not re-created because no new G-Code claims were provided in the updated November paid claims data received.
New G-code Reports for December 2013 were made available on the Download PO Reports tab of the MiPCT Dashboards on April 2, 2014. These reports use March 2014 attribution for claims paid in December 2013. The reports are located in the _G-Code_Reports_MiPCT_Overall_2013_12.zip file.
The January 2014 reports were posted in April. The reports use March 2014 attribution for claims paid in January 2014.
MDC Release 8.0: This release occurred on April 1, 2014 and included the following:
For measures that MDC calculates, the measurement year includes dates of service from 9/1/2012 through 8/31/2013 based on paid claims through 11/30/2013. This calculation allows for a three month claims run-out.
Priority Health PPO data is included.
Standard Cost values have been updated for new claims from the newest version of the Truven Health Analytics Commercial MarketScan data.
Added Inpatient utilization trend data to the MiPCT and PO Utilization Trends dashboards.
Added Inpatient utilization data to the PO Comparison Utilization dashboard.
Added new PO Inpatient Utilization Comparison Reports (one comparing all POs and one comparing all Practices within your PO).
Changed the titles of the Comparison Reports in the _Reports_YYYY_MM.zip file to better reflect the reports included.
Updated documentation, including the Release Notes and User Guide is posted on the Support page of the MDC Website.
MDCs April 2014 MiPCT All-Payer Patient Lists: The Michigan Data Collaborative posted the April 2014 MiPCT All-Payer Patient Lists the week of April 28th, 2014. An email announcing the release was sent to Dashboard users. The MiPCT All-Payer Patient Lists are located on the Download PO Reports tab of the MDC MiPCT dashboards. The patient list .zip file includes a list of all MiPCT patients for the PO, formatted lists for each Practice within your PO, and a dropped patient list.
BCBSM PDCM Reimbursement Policy and Billing Guidelines: The BCBSM PDCM Reimbursement Policy and Billing Guideline-Commercial was recently updated. Also, the BCBSM Medicare Advantage Reimbursement Policy and Billing Guideline Medicare
Advantage was updated January 2014. These documents can be found at http://mipct.org/resources/mipct-documentsandpresentations/
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Transitional Care Services Fact Sheet:
The CMS Transitional Care Management (TCM) services Fact Sheet includes:
Health care professionals who may furnish TCM services;
TCM services settings;
Components included in TCM;
Billing TCM services;
Frequently Asked Questions; and
The CMS TCM Service Fact Sheet can be found at http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/Downloads/Transitional-Care-Management-Services-Fact-Sheet-ICN908628.pdf
MiPCT Clinical Focus Areas for 2014: The April 28th, 2014 edition of the Practice and PO FLASH presented information on the clinical focus areas for 2014. The clinical focus areas for the adult population include improving clinical indicators for individuals with diabetes, targeting the right (high-risk) patients, behavioral health and depression, and palliative care. The clinical focus areas for the pediatric population include targeting the right (high-risk) patients and behavioral health and depression. The complete article including the rationale and strategies for impacting these areas of focus can be found at http://mipct.org/mipct-monday-flash.
Care Manager Conference Calls: Care managers, identified by their PO to be eligible to participate, attended the Transition of Care (LMSW and Adult care managers) and Depression Revisited (Pediatric care managers) conference calls in April. Five conference calls were held (4/2/14 Adult CMs-South East region, 4/9/14 Adult CMs-North region, 4/11/14 Pediatric CMs, 4/16/14 Adult CMs-West region, and 4//18/14 LMSW CMs). The care manager conference calls provide an opportunity for discussion of application of concepts presented in webinars as well as sharing of best practices and networking.
Resources reviewed during the Transition of Care conference calls included the following: community resources document template, TOC roles template, LACE tool, post discharge tool, and TOC team process. The resources presented during the conference call are provided in the resource list below.
Pediatric webinar: A webinar/conference call was held April 21, 2014 titled Depression Revisited.
Adult webinars: One webinar was held April 23, 2014 titled Care Manger Survey Results.
Webinar recordings can be found on the private side of the Michigan Care Management Resources Center website at http://mipct.micmrc.org/webinar-information.
April 2014 Resource List
Adult Webinar Conference Call Resource Links
Transition of Care Conference Call
Slide deck (Double click on the image to view the file)
Community Resources Document Template (Double click on the image to view the document)
TOC Roles Template (Double click on the image to view the document)
LACE Tool (Double click on the image to view the document)
Post Discharge Tool (Double click on the image to view the document)
TOC Team Process (Double click on the image to view the document)
Care Manager Survey Results
Slide deck (Double click on the image to view the document)
Pediatric Webinar Conference Call Resource Links
Depression Revisited (Resources are provided within the webinar slide deck provided below).
MiPCT TOC CM Conf
Call 3 26 14.pdf
The Michigan Primary Care Transformation (MiPCT) Project
Transition of Care Care Management Conference Call April, 2014
Identify MiPCT utilization evaluation metrics and TOC MiPCT data
What do patients/families identify as important to have a smooth transition from one setting to another
Identify TOC interventions success/barriers, tools, and resources to address
TOC - Why are we talking about this Now?
Voice of the patient Post hospitalization, what do patients and
caregivers identify as important?
MiPCT TOC data what does it tell us? For many MiPCT practices, TOC intervention
What have we learned? MiPCT Care Managers lessons learned
MiPCT Patient Advisory Council
What is important to you as a patient/caregiver when preparing to go home after a hospitalization?
Patient/Caregiver questions when preparing to go home from the hospital
When should I follow up with my doctor(s)?
How do I take my medication?
When can I start weaning off my pain medication?
How do I arrange for care/treatment needed at home?
Who do I call at my doctors office during office hours, after office hours and on week ends to ask questions, address concerns? (to prevent going back to the ED.)
When should I expect to return to my normal routine?
Written information for quick reference. (community resource sheet with current phone numbers)
What does my insurance cover? MiPCT Patient Advisory Council
Question: What would have happened in Michigan without the
MiPCT demonstration? Conducted by: Research Triangle Institute (RTI)
Outcomes of MiPCT beneficiaries must improve at a greater rate than comparison beneficiaries
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services MiPCT Measures Cost Average PMPM Measured as Medicare
Quality Diabetes care: LDL-C screening HbA1c testing Retinal eye examination Medical attention for
nephropathy All 4 diabetes tests
Ischemic Vascular Disease: Total lipid panel test
Patient experience survey
Utilization All-cause hospitalizations ACSC hospitalizations (PQI) All-cause ED visits % ED visits that do not lead to
hospitalization Discharges from short-term
general, rehabilitation, and SNF with (billed) clinical follow-up within 14 days
Rate of 30-day unplanned readmissions (CMS definition developed by the Yale New Haven Health Services Corporation)
Quarterly Trend Comparison: Medicare PMPM Payments
Quarterly Trend Comparison: Hospital Admissions
MiPCT Transition of Care Intervention Care Manager conducts Transition of Care follow
up phone call within 24-48 hours post hospital discharge Then weekly x 4 phone visit
Address: Medication reconciliation Follow up - PCP appt., specialist appt., tests Social support Assessment barriers Red flags Care coordination Inform patient/caregiver Access to PCP office how to
Data were collected via Survey Monkey Dec.16, 2013- Jan 5, 2014
424 Care Managers were emailed invitations to participate
Data cleaning and analysis was performe