CIPA: A Michigan Physician Organization

Consortium of Independent Physician Associations​

CIPA member physicians pay no fees to join, receive ongoing support from an experienced account manager, and access to multiple payer contracts – with Medical Advantage assuming all financial downside risk.

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Benefits of Joining CIPA


Statewide Physician Organization made primarily of independent physicians

Over 90%

of CIPA  practices achieved PCMH designation

$70 Million+

in additional revenue through fee schedule increases and financial incentives from participation in value-based contracts


Our Engagements Are Designed to Boost Your Value-Based Reimbursement Opportunities

We offer the opportunity to participate in the following contracts:

  • Aetna
  • BCBSM Blueprint
  • Blue Cross Complete
  • Blue Care Network
  • Health Alliance Plan
  • Humana
  • Meridian
  • Molina
  • Priority Health


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Practice Consulting

  • Monthly meetings with our Practice Consultants
  • Improve clinical and financial outcomes​
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Practice Marketing

  • Practice website services
  • Attract and engage patients in your community
  • Online reputation management
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Analytics & Performance Reporting

  • Portal access to analytics and reports​
  • Provides the insights necessary to effectively manage your patient population
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EHR Services

  • EHR staff training​
  • Template improvements​
  • EHR reports
  • Helpdesk services​
  • Telehealth configuration and training
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Billing and Revenue Cycle Management

  • Billing, coding, and revenue cycle training and consulting​
  • Ensure maximum reimbursement from payers on submitted claims
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Payer Contracting

  • Access to multiple payer contracts​
  • Optimize performance in VBC contracts​
  • Support in improving patient outcomes to maximize reimbursement
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MACRA MIPS Performance Assistance

  • Access to QPP Advisors for guidance on issues related to MIPS eligibility, participation, and performance
  • Assistance is customized to meet practice’s reporting requirements and goals​
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Medical Professional Liability Insurance

  • CIPA  members can take advantage of discounted Medical Professional Liability rates through The Doctors Company
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Care Management

  • Regular virtual check-ins with the high-risk members of your population
  • Documentation updates in your EHR​

Looking To Improve Medicare Reimbursement?

Learn more about the Medical Advantage ACO, a fee-free, penalty-free, and risk-free ACO that splits shared savings, but pays downside penalties so you don’t have to.

Established to Serve Michigan’s Independent Practices

CIPA  is a physician organization consisting of independent practices in over 80 Michigan counties. Our organization enables small groups of physicians and independents to participate in pay-for-performance programs and value-based payer contracts normally only available to larger groups. As a physician, you maintain autonomy in the practice of independent medicine and maintain full control over the financial health of your practice. As a CIPA member, you gain access to invaluable resources, no matter where you are in the state.

Physicians in CIPA benefit from regular in-practice and virtual visits with our team of expert coaches, who work closely with practice administration and staff to improve clinical and financial outcomes.​ CIPA does not require membership fees.

CIPA Membership Includes

  • Independent Practices
  • Specialty Practices
  • Group Practices
  • Primary Care Practices
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Rural Health Clinics

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Physician Spotlights

With support and guidance from Medical Advantage practice consultants, physicians all across the state are experiencing the benefits being a CIPA member brings – listen to their stories here.

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Learn More About Joining CIPA

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