Providers get $85M under BCBS of North Carolina model

In January 2019, five health systems in North Carolina accepted share threat under a brand-new reimbursement design with BCBSNC. Under the design, called Blue Premier, payments to medical facilities and physicians are tied to the worth of services provided. Overall payments to the health systems are based upon their collective capability to handle expense of care and quality performance at their systems.

First-year arise from the program show the 5 health systems taking part in Blue Premier, as well as independent doctor practices in ACOs, increased colorectal cancer screenings by 3,041 members and controlled high blood pressure for 13,412 more members than in 2018..

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina stated 5 health systems and physicians in its risk-based payment model have produced $153 million in expense savings and quality improvement throughout the past year.

Morgan Haefner –
Friday, August 14th, 2020

As an outcome of the enhancement, Blue Premier suppliers got $85 million in efficiency payments..