FAQs

For Patients

How does Modus help patients?

  • Modus identify clinicians who holds patients best interest at heart, and help them achieve best care and outcome for their patients

  • Patients are usually anxious and stressed dealing with injury or illness, similar to a Google / Amazon star rating Modus finds them clinicians that they can trust.

  • Patients return to normal function faster which in turn enables them to return to their life, family and jobs.

How does Modus rate physicians?

  • Gold Medalist Physician: Almost All Patients benefit from the best standards of care to achieve the highest function and satisfaction, by avoiding aggressive unnecessary procedures and surgeries and limiting the use of addictive medications

  • Silver Medalist Physician: The Vast Majority of Patients benefit from the best standards of care to achieve the highest function and satisfaction, by avoiding aggressive unnecessary procedures and surgeries and limiting the use of addictive medications

  • Bronze Medalist Physician: The Majority of Patients benefit from the best standards of care to achieve the highest function and satisfaction, by avoiding aggressive unnecessary procedures and surgeries and limiting the use of addictive medications

How does Modus secure patients' personal health information?

  • Modus uses the latest data security technology backed by the best cloud security services

  • Modus system is more secure than any major bank App with the use 2 factor authentication at every level

  • Modus perform regular third party security audits that insure our top level security

For Clinicians

Are all clinicians automatically rated as gold, silver, or bronze?

  • No, Modus will not share or publish a clinician ranking unless the clinician consents to be published

  • When Modus has enough data from a clinician to be rated, the clinician will be asked for consent before publishing his or her data

  • Clinicians can choose to use Modus and not be rated until they feel they have mastered the scoring and they are ranked fairly

How is Modus different from discount provider networks?

  • Modus believes in paying providers a premium for high quality care based on best value

  • Modus is the opposite of discount providers networks, Modus's business model pays for performance with incentive payments for clinicians who demonstrate high quality care through better patient functional outcomes

  • Discounting physician/therapist fees generally leads to reducing the quality of care. In turn, this often causes patients to seek alternative, aggressive, and/or expensive procedures and surgical care that lead to poor outcomes

Why should physicians and therapists adopt Modus?

  • Our clinicians do well by doing good

  • Good clinicians are overworked and under appreciated because the current systems treat every clinician the same way by requiring onerous documentation, utilization review and pre auth processes.

  • Modus approach is trusting the clinicians responsible autonomy.

  • A significant portion of Modus fees are paid to the top ranking physicians as rewards for better patients outcomes, without interfering with billing practices. Top performing physicians potentially can earn an extra 6 figures in annual incentive dollars

  • Modus enables clinicians to be included in high value employer networks.

  • Modus does not dictate treatment choices. Providers may use their best judgment, based on patient circumstances, that result in better outcomes.

  • Integration with EHR and saves 80% of clicks (More time spend with patients than computers).

  • Getting recognized and paid incentives for value they provide.

  • Updated best practice at the point of care without the need for time consuming conferences.

How do clinicians become part of the Modus network?

  • If a provider is a part of an employer network, they can use the Modus app at absolutely no cost.

  • If a provider is not yet part of an employer network, they can download and use the Modus app for free and pay a nominal fee to cover ongoing support and maintenance costs.

For Employers/Claims Managers

How would Modus benefit payers (employers/health plans)?

  • Employers can cut their Musculoskeletal care costs in half

  • An easy to use dashboard simplifies employee outcome tracking at point of care

  • Employers pay for better not just more care, and success instead of efforts

  • Modus platform lowers case management and utilization management expenses

  • Modus aligns employer / provider incentives by lowering the cost of care while rewarding providers for improving employee outcomes resulting in better more trusting relationships

  • Modus gives employers a tool which steers employees to easily find providers they can trust

How is Modus different of other analytics companies?

  • We are unique in using non-claims-based quality metrics.

  • Modus's best practices standards are dynamic (compared to the rigidity of analytics process) and customizable to the individual facility

  • Timing for physician feedback: at point of care/real time vs months in claims based analytics.

  • Dynamic Best practice standards allows clinicians the freedom to choose the best practices they want to follow and then uses Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence technology to refine those best practices based on outcomes.

  • We measure patient reported functional outcome vs claims-based analytics that measure clinicians' effort of clicking on EHR boxes.

How pays providers their incentive payments?

  • Modus pays providers based on their outcomes ranking (gold, silver, bronze)

How many participating clinicians is needed for an employer to also benefit from utilizing Modus?

  • 1 Physician and 3 therapist per 750 annual claims

How much will Modus cost?

  • Employer's fees are charged to on per employee bases.

  • Fees are determined by evaluating employee locations, classification codes, and DART scoring.

How is Modus different from digital/remote physical therapy?

  • Modus doesn't add a third layer of virtual providers to the care

  • We empower that best doctors and therapist in your location to provide the best care and outcomes