Wednesday, June 08, 2016

#CM4H16 State Innovation Model – Thomas Curtis

Michigan’s Approach to the State Innovations Model (SIM)

Thomas Curtis, Department Specialist, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

In 2014 Governor Rick Snyder shared a vision for “healthy, productive individuals, living in communities that support health and wellness, with ready access to affordable, patient-centered and community-based systems of care”. Currently, the State of Michigan’s health care transformation is leveraging the State Innovations Model (SIM) Test Award to develop and implement a detailed plan for the core innovative models it will implement to support the Governor’s vision. In this session, learn what the state is rolling out under the SIM grant organized into a) population health elements b) care delivery elements, c) value-based payment elements and d) newly enhanced and existing data interoperability and Heath Information Technology (HIT). Learn how these elements can enhance day-to-day care and coordination with new techniques and how new integration points with community services can help improve overall population health. #

2015 Received approval and funding for State Innovation Model.

Payment Policies
Measurement infrastructure
Key Investments
Committees and Communications Plans

Goals and Objectives:

Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Support the existing foundation.
Enable flexibility for PCMH Eligibility.
Performance payments

Community Health Innovation Region (CHIR)

Leverage community capacity.
Develop linkages
Encourage Health and Wellness

Promoting Governance, partnership, data collection, information sharing and integrated service delivery.

Help health systems understand how they can work wth CHIRs

Accountable Systems of Care (ASC)

Established 5 SIM Regions

  • Fund a backbone organization – The accountable manager for the SIM grant in a region.

Looking to reduce ED utilization.

Establishing Collaborative Learning Network

CMS Medicare SIM Funding requires that the model is new, novel and unique – not in use in other states

Foundational Use Cases:

  • Statewide Active Care Relationship Service (ACRs)

physician-Patient centric attribution service

  • Health Provider Directory (HPD)
  • Common Key Services (CKS)

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