The Pulse is the bi-weekly e-newsletter from The Physician Alliance, one of Michigan's largest physician organizations serving more than 2,200 primary care and specialty physicians.
The Pulse of The Physician Alliance
Friday, Dec. 9, 2016
SAVE THE DATE for MACRA overview seminar
Understanding MACRA seminar
Friday, Jan. 20, 2017; 8-9:30am St. John Oakland Hospital Education Building, Madison Heights, MI
The Physician Alliance is hosting an education event for physicians and practice staff to gain an understanding of the new CMS MACRA rules and regulations. Attendees will learn valuable insight on the CMS final rules regarding physician reimbursements, and help get prepared for year one of the new Quality Payment Program. Information on "Pick Your Pace" practice options, MIPS and more will be shared.
Provider Delivered Care Management billing webinar hosted for PCMH practices
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017; 9-10:30am
The Physician Alliance and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan are hosting a webinar for Patient Centered Medical Home practices to gain valuable information on accurate billing and coding of the 12 Provider Delivered Care Management codes.
The BCBSM PDCM program assists in supporting care management. Practices can submit care management codes for reimbursement to BCBSM. Implementing PDCM in practices allows for a higher level of care coordination along with opportunities to improve performance metrics.
Presenter: Lori Boctor, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Value Partnerships
Who should attend: PCMH practice care managers, billers, office managers and physicians
The Physician Alliance's
Physician Discount program offers preferred pricing on a variety of products and services from quality partners. Need help getting patients to pay? Looking for a new answering service? Wondering if your practice needs cyber insurance? Shopping for employment benefit plans? Ready to invest in your financial future? Time to upgrade your technology equipment and support services?
Check out the
Physician Discount program list of partners! With 19 partners offering special pricing on cyber insurance, legal services, office supplies, digital marketing services and more, your practice can save money and time.
Member update: After hours orthopedic urgent care available
Movement Orthopedics in Clinton Township now offers extended hours for orthopedic injuries to help patients avoid the emergency room. The practice offers treatment for fractures, sprains, strains, sports injuries, work injuries and more. Walk-ins are welcome. Evening and Saturday hours are available.