Discover point-of-care tools like our insurance coverage checker for CGMs and medications and dosing info for T2D

ENGAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS

As a member of MCT2D you are required to complete certain activities to receive your value-based reimbursement (VBR)

LEARNING COMMUNITY REQUIREMENTS

(Engagement VBR)

PHYSICIAN LEVEL

Each VBR earning physician must complete ONE of these activities.
1

Test (pilot) a Learning Community tool and give feedback on its use in a clinical setting.

2

Complete a CME course and submit a brief course evaluation to help us improve.*
* This option is only available for non-clinical champions.

3

Participate in a live learning event including drop-in events and panel discussions.

PRACTICE LEVEL

Each practice must complete ONE of these activities(Can be completed by any member of a participating practice)
1

Gather feedback from a patient on a Learning Community tool.

2

Participate in a Patient Data Dashboard usability session.*
* These will be offered periodically. We will make you aware of these opportunities as they become available.

PHYSICIANS ORGANIZATION LEVEL

Each PO must complete ONE of these activities(Can be completed by any member of a participating practice)
1

Contribute your expertise through an interview for a blog or video with our coordinating center team.

2

Share your expertise at a live event as a panelist.

3

Refer a patient to share a story, quote, or other feedback about their T2D care.

Activity: Provide a short, virtual interview for our collaborative blog or video series, like pharmacist and clinical champion Heidi Diez’s insights into Patient Assistance Programs for medications.

Impact: Sharing your expertise, big ideas, or lessons learned can have a ripple effect for the 800+ members of the Collaborative who are working on the shared goal of delivering the best available care to your patients and communities.

Time commitment: 1 hour, online

Upcoming Events

FEATURED EVENT: PHARMACIST AND DIETITIAN DROP-IN SUPPORT MONTHLY SESSIONS

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Dietitian Drop-in Discussions Hosted by MCT2D Dietician Lead Rina Hisamatsu, MPH, RDN.
These open discussions are held monthly, intended for MCT2D members to ask questions, learn, and connect with others around diabetes nutrition and the lower carb lifestyle.
Follow to link to register. All sessions hosted on Zoom.
Friday, 09/16/22 at 12 pmmichmed.org/j8X2Q
Friday, 10/14/22 at 12 pmmichmed.org/JyJzV
Friday, 11/11/22 at 12 pmmichmed.org/PXK9e
Friday, 12/09/22 at 12 pmmichmed.org/AYKeg
Pharmacist Drop-in Discussions Hosted by MCT2D Pharmacist Lead Dr. Heidi Diez, PharmD.
These open discussions are held monthly, intended for MCT2D members to ask questions, learn, and connect with others around diabetes medications, pharmacy benefits, and navigating coverage.
Follow to link to register. All sessions hosted on Zoom.
Monday, 09/12/22 at 12 pmmichmed.org/YDJm3
Monday, 10/10/22 at 12 pmmichmed.org/gWbJV
Monday, 11/14/22 at 12 pm michmed.org/8R38v
Monday, 12/19/22 at 12 pmmichmed.org/W9wzM

Webinar Recordings

Prior Authorization Expert Panel

July 18, 2022
An open question and answer session with clinicians who have taken on leadership roles in the prior authorization process, ranging from small two-provider practices to large multi-practice health systems. The goal of this session was to share tips and tricks, preferred software, workflows and key personnel, and answer each others' questions regarding prior authorization for SGLT2s and GLP-1s, CGMs, and more. Thank you to our fantastic panelists:
  • Theresa Gallagher, RN, BSN, Care Manager - Great Lakes PO Bobby Dabicci, PharmD - Lakeland
  • Tiffini Jones, RN, BSN, CDCES - GMP Network
  • Renea Clark, Practice Coordinator/Quality Support Specialist - LPO, LLC
  • Heather Keifer, MS, RD, CDCES - Holland
  • Connie McDonald, RN, CCP, Care Manager from - St. Mary’s PHO
Key Takeaways from the Prior Auth Session

Update on Anti-Obesity Medications (AOM’s)

May 17, 2022
Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Diplomate, American Board of Obesity Medicine. Member, Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers. MCT2D Program Co-Director.Objectives: Compare and contrast anti-obesity medications. Appreciate prior authorization criteria. Apply selection of a medication to a case.
Download Anti-Obesity Meds Coverage Guide
Download Presentation Slides

On-Demand Training for CME

Members are invited to earn CME/CE credit through our free 1 to 2-hour video courses. Practice clinical champions are required to attend training sessions in each category.
CME provided through Beaumont’s Department of Continuing Medical Education. See step-by-step instructions on how to register in the Beaumont CME Portal.

Courses Include

Continuous Glucose Monitoringwith Rodica Busui, MD, PhD, Professor, Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
Novel Medications for Hyperglycemia with T2D with Heidi Diez, PharmD, Clinical Assistant Professor in Pharmacy and Lauren Oshman, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Family Medicine
Lower Carbohydrate Diet with Dina Hafez Griauzde, MD, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine
Tying It All Togetherwith Caroline Richardson, MD, Professor, Family Medicine
Novel Medications for Diabetic Kidney Disease: SGLT2 & GLP-1s with Michael Heung, MD, Clinical Professor of Nephrology [NEW 5-2022]

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Care Network of Michigan

Support for the Michigan Collaborative on Type 2 Diabetes is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network as part of the BCBSM Value Partnerships program. BCBSM’s Value Partnerships program provides clinical and executive support for all CQI programs. To learn more about Value Partnerships, visit www.valuepartnerships.com. Although Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and the Michigan Collaborative on Type 2 Diabetes work in partnership, the opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints expressed by MCT2D do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints of BCBSM or any of its employees.