Become a PCCN Member

Benefits of Membership

By joining Phoenix Children’s Care Network, the only physician-led CIN in the state devoted exclusively to children, you’ll enjoy a variety of benefits. Membership is non-exclusive, meaning that you may still join other clinically integrated organizations, should you choose to. Our list of benefits includes:

Clinical

  • Improved patient care
  • Improved patient satisfaction
  • Care coordination
  • Identify gaps in care
  • Physician-defined standards of pediatric care
  • Access to peers/specialists
  • Enhanced educational resources

Strategic

  • Only CIN in Arizona devoted exclusively to children
  • Ability to maintain relationships and participation in other ACOs and CINs
  • Proactive approach to payer and governmental initiatives
  • Access to updates on health care reform and its impact on pediatrics

Financial

  • No capital investment required to participate
  • Potential reimbursement linked to quality measures/outcomes
  • Ability to contract jointly with payers for defined services/products
  • Enhanced group purchasing opportunities resulting in lower practice costs

Operational

  • Improved relationships with Phoenix Children’s Hospital and peers
  • Benefit from PCCN payer relationships to enhance communication and resolve issues
  • Discounted practice management solutions
  • Physician recruitment assistance

Phoenix Children’s Hospital Benefits

  • Membership in Phoenix Children’s Medical Staff
  • ID badge
  • Remote access to patient medical records
  • Preferred Provider affiliation with Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  • PCCN member signage for practice/office promoting affiliation
  • Listing as a member in physician publications and on Phoenix Children’s websites

 

PCCN - Leaving health care decisions in the hands of physicians and their patients

CURRENT MODEL

PCCN MODEL

Insurance risk with payer

Performance risk/reward

Fight for share of revenue

Rational allocation of revenue

Charge-based (FFS)

Value-based (performance = reward)

Physician dominant

Physician/patient directed

Get paid on quantity

Earn more for quality

Encounter focused

Episode of care and patient-centric

Split control and governance

Physician-championed governance

Do more

Do the right thing at the right time

Reactive patient engagement

Proactive intervention

Clinical integration as a legal step

Clinical integration for efficiencies and improved outcomes

Individual referral patterns

Referrals influenced by performance data and outcomes

Limited use of clinical IT

Active engagement and utilization of clinical IT

 

 

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