Panel: How Michigan is Working to Align Quality Measures
Moderator: Rick Wilkening, Director of Major Accounts & Emerging Solutions, MiHIN
Efforts in Michigan to address the quickly-evolving quality measure reporting space have developed rapidly in the past few years. Learn about these efforts and how they tie together to ease reporting and alignment of quality measures, and how new models are being developed to maximize the effectiveness of quality measures.
Quality Measures and Meaningful Use – Jason Werner, Manager, Medicaid EHR Incentive Program, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Michigan’s Payer-Provider Quality Collaborative (PPQC) – Joe Neller, Director, Integrated Physician Advocacy, Michigan State Medical Society
Quality Measures in a Multi-Payer Environment – Ellen Bunting, Manager, Michigan Data Collaborative
Quality Measures and Meaningful Use – Jason Werner
Medicaid EHR Incentive Program
- The program is not dead or going away.
- eMIPP accepting 2016 registrations
- Rolling out stage 3 of Meaningful Use (MU) in 2017
- Dual Eligible (MIPS/Medicaid EHR) providers will have to register separately.
5,900 MI providers distributed $153M of incentives (9,704 payments)
117 MI Hospitals distributed $157M (299 Payments)
Quality Measure collection:
- Direct Data Entry
- PDF Upload
- QRDA Category III file upload
- QRDA Category File upload via HIE/Direct by June 1, 2016 – Via MiHIN.
QRDA Cat 1 = Individual Patient quality Report.
QRDA Cat 3 = Aggregate quality data.
MI focuses on Cat 3.
Eligible entities and providers create QRDA XML file.
Submitted to MiHIN. cat3
MiHIN validates for quality isees.
Then shared to PQRS and other State data warehouses.
Provides a REPORT ONCE benefit and front-end validation.
Michigan’s Payer-Provider Quality Collaborative (PPQC) – Joe Neller
Collaborating to support Physician Organization (PO) practices.
Surveyed PO leaders to identify quality outcome measures.
Resulted in 35-45 common measures.
Physician Payer Quality Collaborative (PPQC)
Health Plan Survey:
Found 9 common measures.
7 of 9 are national overlapping measures.
Outcome was 24 common measures across most health plans. 18 of the 24 are from CQMs for Meaningful Use.
Quality Measures in a Multi-Payer Environment – Ellen Bunting
MI Primary Care Transformation Project
Quality Improvement Goals and Measurement
Aligning HEDIS Measures in a multi-payer environment
Changing the perspective in a multi-payer environment
350 Practices / 1,800 Physicians in a PCMH model.
PCMH Key Elements:
– Access to Primary Care
– Acute Care
– Chronic Care
Use Data for learning, finding variations, identify best performers and use that information to model based on best performers.
– Use all data available across all providers and payers
– Linking Patient’s data (common key Service)
– Identify denominator by population regardless of payer
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