Community Care Partnership of Maine Helps Control Cost of Healthcare, Earns Millions in Medicare Shared Savings Program for 6th Consecutive Year. Community Care Partnership of Maine improved care for nearly 17,000 Medicare beneficiaries across the state and saved Medicare $13,006,752 by meeting quality and cost goals in 2021, according to recently released performance data from the federal agency that administers Medicare.
Community Care Partnership of Maine earned a quality score of 98.31% on performance measures such as conducting cancer screenings and preventing avoidable hospitalizations, Medicare data show. The $13,006,752 of gross savings to Medicare will result in a shared savings payment of $5,098,646.94 to CCPM. CCPM and its participating member organizations, all of which are federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) or community hospitals, will use the performance payment to invest in continued improvements in the delivery of high-quality patient care. Performance year 2021 marks CCPM’s sixth consecutive year of success in the program. The graph below outlines CCPM’s cumulative savings generated (in blue) and net savings (in green) in MSSP 2016-2021.
“I am so proud of our tremendous success in the Medicare Shared Savings Program over the last six years. It is truly a testament to our member organizations’ dedication to CCPM’s mission to deliver high-quality, person-centered and cost-effective care to the people of Maine,” said Mary Prybylo, CEO of Community Care Partnership of Maine and President of St. Joseph Healthcare in Bangor.
CCPM is comprised of 17 organizations – 14 FQHCs and 3 community hospitals. Member organizations share best practices in order to improve patient health outcomes and ensure continuity of care across the care delivery system. CCPM’s MSSP participants in 2021 included:
- Bucksport Regional Health Center – Bucksport and Ellsworth
- Cary Medical Center – Caribou
- Eastport Health Care – Eastport, Machias and Calais
- Fish River Rural Health – Eagle Lake, Fort Kent, Frenchville, Madawaska, St. Agatha, and Van Buren
- Greater Portland Health – Portland, South Portland, and Westbrook
- Harrington Family Health Center – Harrington
- Health Access Network – Lincoln, Lee, Medway, Millinocket, and West Enfield
- Hometown Health Center – Newport and Dexter
- Katahdin Valley Health Center – Ashland, Brownville, Dover-Foxcroft, Houlton, Island Falls, Lincoln, Millinocket, and Patten
- Millinocket Regional Hospital – Millinocket
- Nasson Health Care – Biddeford and Springvale
- Penobscot Community Health Care – Bangor, Brewer, Old Town, Belfast, Jackman, and Winterport
- Pines Health Services – Caribou, Presque Isle and Van Buren
- Sacopee Valley Health Center – Porter
- St Croix Regional Family Health Center – Calais and Princeton
- Joseph Healthcare – Bangor, Brewer, and Hampden
For more information about Community Care Partnership of Maine, please visit: www.ccpmaine.org.