Physician Recognition Program

BlueCross and BlueChoice® HealthPlan started the Physician Recognition Program (PRP) to promote good health and fight disease. As you know, heart disease and diabetes are among the leading health issues affecting South Carolinians. PRP is a voluntary program available to Preferred Blue® and BlueChoice HealthPlan network providers only.

How to Qualify

Network physicians who receive recognition from one of these three physician-level programs can receive $2,000 from both BlueCross and BlueChoice HealthPlan for a total of $4,000.

Program
Contact Information
NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program Call NCQA Customer Support: 888-275-7585
NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program Call NCQA Customer Support: 888-275-7585
The American Society for Hypertension (ASH) Specialists Program Carolinas & Georgia Chapter – ASH Administrator, Susan Hallatt: Call 843-792-7781 or email: hallatt@musc.edu

There is also a practice-level recognition program available. Network practices can receive $2,000 from both BlueCross and BlueChoice HealthPlan for a total of $4,000 per physician system or entity for completion of the NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program.

Program
Contact Information
NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program Call NCQA Customer Support: 888-275-7585

 

The physician/practice is responsible for all costs of the application process.  As an NCQA Recognition Program Champion for Quality, we have arranged for a 20 percent discount on the NCQA application fees for eligible physicians/practices that apply.  To receive your discount code, please email your practice name, contact person and the name of the program you are interested in (Diabetes, Heart/Stroke or Patient-Centered Medical Home) to ashley.hitchcock@bcbssc.com.

How to Apply

Please review the Terms and Conditions. If you have already met the qualifications, congratulations! Just mail this information to the address listed on the Physician Recognition Program Payment Request Form:

  1. Physician Recognition Program Payment Request Form 
  2. Letter of recognition or certification from the appropriate program
  3. W-9 form
We look forward to recognizing you for your extra efforts in helping members with these diseases and promoting patient-centered care. If you have any questions after reviewing the enclosed information, please contact Rene Frick at 803-786-8466, ext. 25265, or rene.frick@bcbssc.com.

 


BlueChoice HealthPlan is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.