MedNetOne Health Solutions announced it is the first Michigan physician organization to enter into a joint venture with Nashville-based Honest Medical Group, a physician enablement company aimed at improving the health care experience and reducing costs for members with Medicare Advantage.
The announcement was made by MedNetOne co-founders Ewa Matuszewski, CEO, and Al Juocys, D.O., President and Chief Medical Officer. It follows Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan's announcement that it would form a joint venture with Honest Medical Group to facilitate independent joint ventures between physician groups such as MedNetOne and Honest Medical Group for risk and revenue sharing.
"This is a huge step in the right direction for Medicare Advantage providers and their patients. Transforming primary care is no longer a dream – it's a reality. And we could not be more excited about where the partnership will take us for the benefit of patients."
Dr. Aric Coffman, CEO of Honest Medical Group
MedNetOne has been tightly connected with payors focusing on innovative, patient-centered quality care programs and its capacity to meet quality performance measures reliably. This emphasis encouraged the company to seek a partnership with the Honest Medical Group earnestly.
MedNetOne provides a wide range of services to independent medical practices, advanced practice physicians, mental health specialists, and chiropractors that are intent on running fully integrated, population-based, patient-centric practices with modern technological infrastructure. In addition, 18% of the population served is at least 65 years old and qualified for or enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan.
The company tests, develops, and implements novel care management techniques and expanded multidisciplinary team care services, emphasizing providing care for the complete person to people with chronic illnesses such as diabetes, hypertension, obesity, chronic pain, and asthma. Additionally, the company has expanded its offerings to include palliative care.
During the pandemic, MedNetOne established 120 vaccination clinics in schools and ethnic areas and is a partner of the Detroit Equity Coalition on Covid-19.
The organization has recently launched a mobile clinic for community-based treatment, particularly in marginalized regions, to provide primary care services such as chronic illness care, physicals, blood pressure screenings, and immunizations.