Past Primary Care Review Issues

Michigan Multistakeholder Primary Care Review

  • Primary Care Review Nov-Dec 2022
    • Information on the new 2023 HEDIS Social Determinants of Health Screening and Intervention Measure
    • Registration links for MDHHS’ upcoming SDoH Strategy meetings
    • Seven-minute telehealth policy virtual learning videos
    • What CMS and CMMI’s strategy update may mean for primary care
    • The latest training opportunities from MiCMT, PTI, MiCCSI, and MiCHWA
    • LAN Strategic Initiative – Accountable Care Action Collaborative Flyer
    • Primary Care Review Fall 2022
      • Information about MDHHS’ upcoming SDoH Strategy meetings and how to participate.
      • A query to ACO Reach participants in Michigan to see if there is interest in participating in a forum to support the success of ACO Reach in Michigan.
      • A new toolkit from The Caring for Complex Chronic Conditions Research Center. 
      • An update on supporting access to CHWs in primary care and how to register for the annual Michigan Community Health Worker Alliance meeting.
      • Helping The Michigan Moonshot improve broadband access for telehealth in Menominee, Gladwin, Oceana, Newaygo, and Osceola counties.
      • Free access to “The Color of Care” documentary:  a health equity resource for practices.
      • Recent Center for Health & Research Transformation (CHRT) brief releases on overcoming barriers to telehealth for people with disabilities and better understanding SDoH screening and referral practices in Michigan.
      • The latest training opportunities from MiCMT, PTI, MiCCSI, and MiCHWA.
      • Primary Care Review August 2022
        • Great new toolkits on topics that matter to you, including:
          • Behavioral health integration (from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)); and
          • Diabetes and hypertension (from the Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality).
        • Updates from MDHHS on:
          • Progress of the Social Determinants of Health Strategy;
          • Announcement of the new Community Information Exchange Task Force members;
          • Providing input to MDHHS on the new proposed post-COVID telehealth policy and the upcoming Medicaid rebid to strengthen Medicaid coverage;
          • A chance to register for an information session on the Chronic Disease Accelerator; and
          • Establishment of eleven Health Equity Councils to address community risk factors.
        • What the Michigan Multipayer Initiatives (MMI) Steering Committee is doing to help HHS strengthen primary care nationally.
        • The latest on the importance of improving primary care investment.
        • A new “Test Your Knowledge” challenge to help you keep up with the latest acronyms.
        • A one-stop listing of upcoming statewide trainings from MiCMT, Mi-CCSI, MICHWA, and PTI.
  • MMI NewsBriefing June-July 2022
    • MMI NewsBriefing April 2022
      • Highlights of the National Academy’s “Strengthening Primary Care” recent webinar that featured thoughtleaders’ perspectives on payment reform, workforce development, and successful community collaboration.  It is compelling national attention and part of an integrated effort to make needed changes in the ways we pay, deliver, and approach primary care.
      • The release of the State of Michigan’s Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) strategy along with 2022 and 2023 milestones.  The strategy reflects a thoughtful way for MDHHS to help advance closing social care need gaps and reducing health disparities.
      • An opportunity to infuse the provider and practice voice in MiHIN strategy and use case design and development by serving on their new SDoH and Interoperable Referrals Workgroup.
      • A status report on Primary Care First (PCF) in Michigan.
      • Ways to honor National Health Decisions Day on April 16th.
      • How to register for the LAN Spring Virtual Event in May.
      • A listing of MiCMT training including some excellent sessions on fall prevention and registration for their May 5 and 6th annual conference.

Michigan Multipayer CPC+ Bi-Monthly Briefing Past Issues