74 PMC Primary Care Practices (95%) Receive Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s PCMH Designation
The Practices are Members of PMC, a Physician Organization Managed by Medical Advantage Group
FLINT, Michigan, September 1, 2020 – Primary care practices in the Medical Advantage managed physician organization Professional Medical Corporation (PMC), recently received 74 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) designations. The list of designated practices can be found HERE >
BCBSM’s PCMH program is a comprehensive approach that creates care teams that work with patients to keep them healthy while monitoring their care on an ongoing basis. The PCMH program uses registries to track and manage conditions like asthma and diabetes.
PMC consists of over 460 independent primary care and specialty physicians based throughout the Genesee, Lapeer, Shiawassee and Monroe areas. The physician organization offers member practices access to pay-for-performance programs, health plan contracting, technology, process improvement and performance improvement resources.
Medical Advantage’s practice transformation team works with PMC practices to help them achieve PCMH status. The team works on-site with practice staff to implement various patient-centered processes to qualify for PCMH designation. In 2020, Medical Advantage helped nearly 200 primary care physician practice clients achieve designation. Since, 2009, Medical Advantage has assisted in over 1,000 practice transformations.
Dr. Khan, PMC’s Medical Director, said that the awards represented the organization’s push toward better care and efficiency.
“We are proud of our PMC primary care practices that have achieved the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan PCMH Designations,” Khan said. It is a prestigious accomplishment that signifies a commitment to value-based health care centered around the patient. With all the negative press around Flint these days, we’re happy to be a part of a positive story in the city – one centered around a group of physicians dedicated to better health in our communities for all of our patients.”
Professional Medical Corporation (PMC) is a Flint-based physician organization with over 460 physicians dedicated to the practice of independent medicine. The clinically integrated organization is dedicated to encouraging improvements in the quality and efficiency of patient care by engaging in opportunities which recognize and reward health care providers for performance excellence. To learn more about PMC, visit www.pmcpo.com.
About Medical Advantage
Medical Advantage simplifies the delivery of efficient, high-quality health care for medical practices, health centers, physician organizations, hospitals and health systems. Medical Advantage helps doctors navigate the shifting health care landscape by providing the resources needed to deliver better patient care in the new value-based health care economy. Medical Advantage is also one of the key partners in the development of the largest PCMH network in the U.S. With more than two decades of expertise managing physician organizations and ACOs, Medical Advantage clients have demonstrated success in improving quality of care and reducing the cost of care.
Medical Advantage provides management and advisory services for Professional Medical Corporation. To learn more, visit medicaladvantage.com.