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Appendix 1: CSI Common Developmental Contract, April 2012

Performance Targets

Target 1:  Structural Improvements (Practice Metric): Hire a nurse care manager; establish a compact with four specialists including a hospitalist; establish a plan/policy for after-hours care; have an electronic medical record and achieve Level 1 meaningful use; comply with the Quality Partners of Rhode Island Hospital and community physician best practices; demonstrate best practices for outpatient transitions of care; demonstrate use of evidence-based care; submit quality data

Target 2: Clinical Process Measures (Provider Metric): Achieve benchmark goals on specified CAHPS survey items; meet benchmark goal or achieve 50 percent improvement on at least four of seven metrics: Diabetes HbA1C <8, Diabetes BP<140/90,Diabetes LDL <100,Hypertension <140/90,Tobacco Cessation, Adult BMI (18-64), Adult BMI (65+)

Target 3: Outcome Measures (Provider Metric): CSI practices, in aggregate, to reduce emergency department and all-cause inpatient hospital admission rates by 7.5% and 5% respectively, relative to a comparison group

Staging

  1. Start-up Year
    • Payments support transformation and measure development
    • $4.50 PMPM to practices who attain NCQA Level 1 PCMH recognition, report common quality metrics, and achieve a number of process requirements.
    • Practices are required to participate in project governance, evaluation and CSI learning collaborative.
  2. Transition Year
    • Payment commits practices to use data measurement to drive performance
    • $5.50 PMPM for demonstrating evidence of data-driven performance and attaining NCQA Level 2 recognition
  3. Performance Year 1
    • Pay practices based on performance
    • $5.00 PMPM if 0-1 performance targets are met
    • $5.50 PMPM if 2 performance targets are met
    • $6.00 PMPM if all 3 performance targets are met
    • Practices agree to attain NCQA Level 3 PCMH recognition by end of performance year 2
  4. Performance Year 2
    • Pay practices based on performance
    • $5.00 PMPM if 0-1 performance target is met
    • $5.50 if two performance targets are met
    • $6.00 if all three  performance targets are met
    • Practices must attain NCQA Level 3 PCMH recognition by end of year

Appendix 2: CSI Governance Structure

Appendix 2: CSI Governance Structure

Appendix 2: CSI Governance Structure

Source: CSI-RI: Strategic Planning, Final Plan, February 21, 2013.
http://www.pcmhri.org/files/uploads/CSI_Strategic_Plan_Summary%20March%202013.pdf

Appendix 3: CSI Working Committees: Purpose and Scope

  • Data and Evaluation– performance improvement; measure selection; measurement definition/harmonization; goals and benchmarks; evaluation; research; and liaison with other committees
  • Practice Training  Support and Transformation– conferences, learning collaboratives, coaching, and other forms of assistance
  • Practice Reporting– review of quarterly practice data, data validation and public reporting, support for practice improvement and data sharing, support with EHR/IT issues
  • Payment Reform/Contracting– contract development, patient attribution, alternative payment models, issues associated with PCMH as part of a delivery system
  • Service Expansion and Integration– develop additional service capabilities (e.g., behavioral health, transitional care, oral health) and expand to additional populations (e.g., dual eligibles, children)

Source: CSI-RI: Strategic Planning, Final Plan, February 21, 2013.
http://www.pcmhri.org/files/uploads/CSI_Strategic_Plan_Summary%20March%202013.pdf

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