Coordinated care management offerings from BCSBM
January 23, 2024
Access to coordinated care management can significantly impact both the health and financial well-being of you and your employees. When healthcare services are organized and managed collaboratively, it leads to improved outcomes, increased efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. Small businesses can benefit from coordinated care in several ways, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) plays a vital role in supporting these efforts.
Why Coordinated Care Matters for Small Businesses:
Coordinated care helps in preventing unnecessary medical procedures and tests, reducing healthcare costs for both employers and employees. By streamlining healthcare services, small businesses can optimize their healthcare budgets.
Improved Employee Health:
When healthcare providers work together to manage a patient’s care comprehensively, it leads to better health outcomes. For small businesses, this means a healthier workforce, reduced absenteeism, and increased productivity.
Enhanced Employee Satisfaction:
These solutions help employees have seamless access to necessary healthcare services. This results in improved satisfaction among employees, fostering a positive work environment.
Preventive Care Emphasis:
Coordinated care encourages a focus on preventive measures and early intervention. This proactive approach can help identify and address health issues before they become more serious, reducing long-term healthcare costs.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Support:
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is committed to promoting coordinated care and supporting small businesses in their healthcare management efforts. Their Coordinated Care Portfolio is tailored to deliver personalized care management, clinical guidance and customer service solutions to make your employees’ specific health care challenges easier.
Network of Providers:
BCBSM has a vast network of healthcare providers, ensuring that employees have access to quality care. This network facilitates communication and collaboration among healthcare professionals, promoting coordinated care.
Care Management Programs:
BCBSM offers care management programs that focus on coordinating care for individuals with chronic conditions. These programs help in managing healthcare costs and improving outcomes for employees with ongoing health needs.
BCBSM leverages technology to enhance coordination among healthcare providers. This includes electronic health records and communication tools that facilitate the exchange of information for more informed and coordinated care.
Employee Education and Wellness Programs:
BCBSM provides resources and educational materials to help employees understand the importance of preventive care and coordination. Wellness programs encourage healthy behaviors, contributing to overall well-being.
Customized Solutions for Small Businesses:
BCBSM understands the unique challenges faced by small businesses. They offer tailored solutions and support for small businesses. If you’re not enrolled, request a quote.
BCBSM’s Katherine Dortch, DrPH, Solutions Manager, Blue Cross Coordinated Care, explains more about coordinated care in a recent appearance on SBAM’s Small Business Briefing.