CMS Required Evaluation Activities to Date
Primary Care Practitioner (PCP) Survey
Developed and conducted a survey of Michigan PCPs with at least 12 assigned HMP patients to describe PCPs’ experiences caring for HMP enrollees, practice approaches and innovations adopted or planned in response to HMP, and future plans regarding care of HMP patients. Survey was fielded in 2015; there were 2,104 respondents with a response rate of 56%.
Healthy Michigan Voices (HMV) Survey
Developed and conducted a telephone survey of more than 4,000 people enrolled in HMP and 1,000 people who have disenrolled in 2016. These surveys are being repeated in 2017 and 2018 to allow for a longitudinal analysis of perspectives of HMP enrollees. Interviews with those who are eligible but remain unenrolled will also be conducted in 2017 and 2018. A modified version of the Healthy Michigan Voices survey will be fielded in 2019.
Other Healthy Michigan Plan Evaluation Activities to Date
Annual Report on Uncompensated Care and Insurance Premium Rates
Developed a yearly report on uncompensated care and insurance premium rates for the legislature in December of each year, beginning in 2014. This report utilizes MDHHS cost report data to examine uncompensated care at Michigan hospitals and rate filings and interviews to examine factors influencing insurance premium rates and rate setting.
Experiences of Enrollees and Providers with HMP
Conducted more than 100 semi-structured telephone interviews, including 67 with HMP enrollees, 19 with PCPs and 28 with other providers serving HMP enrollees to inform survey items and measures and to enhance the interpretation of survey findings.
Early Experiences with MI Health Account Statements Project
Conducted 32 in-person cognitive interviews with HMP enrollees in 2015 after their receipt of at least one MI Health Account statement which includes information on health care spending and payment responsibilities. The report provides an early look at enrollee understanding of the statement and its purpose, perceptions of cost sharing, how behaviors are influenced by the statement, and payment experiences.