Community Care Partnership of Maine (CCPM) improved care for more than 15,000 Medicare beneficiaries across the state and saved Medicare $11,363,866.00 by meeting quality and cost goals in 2022, according to recently released performance data from the federal agency that administers Medicare.
Community Care Partnership of Maine earned a quality score of 83.41% on performance measures such as conducting cancer screenings and preventing avoidable hospitalizations, Medicare data show. The $11,363,866.00 of gross savings to Medicare will result in a shared savings payment of $4,454,636.00 to CCPM. CCPM and its participating member organizations, all of which are federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) and community hospitals, will use the performance payment to invest in continued improvements in the delivery of high-quality patient care. Performance year 2022 marks CCPM’s seventh consecutive year of success in the program. The graph below outlines CCPM’s cumulative savings generated (in blue) and shared savings paid to CCPM (in green) in MSSP 2016-2022.
“I am so proud of our tremendous success in the Medicare Shared Savings Program over the last seven 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 19 organizations – 15 FQHCs and 4 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 participating organizations in 2022 included:
- Bucksport Regional Health Center
- Cary Medical Center
- Eastport Health Care
- Fish River Rural Health
- Greater Portland Health
- Harrington Family Health Center
- Health Access Network
- Hometown Health Center
- Katahdin Valley Health Center
- Millinocket Regional Hospital
- Nasson Health Care
- Penobscot Community Health Care
- Pines Health Services
- Sacopee Valley Health Center
- St Croix Regional Family Health Center
- St. Joseph Healthcare
CCPM member HOMETOWN Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center with offices located in Dexter and Newport, Maine, plans to use the distribution of funds they received through MSSP Shared Savings to invest in patient services, which are a pillar of HOMETOWN Health Center team-based, person-centered approach to help patients manage their medical conditions more effectively.
For more information about Community Care Partnership of Maine, please visit: CCPM – Community Care Partnership of Maine (ccpmaine.org)