Whether prompted by government mandate, regional competition, or patient demands, healthcare organizations are adopting new care models designed to foster value-based care. Patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs), accountable care organizations (ACOs), and a host of other options offer organizations a structured approach to improving patient outcomes while lowering the cost of care. 1,077 more words
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Last week CMS released its much-anticipated proposed rules for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), which was passed by Congress approximately 1 year ago and introduced substantive changes in the way Medicare will reimburse physician services. 1,048 more words
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The recent report from the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative showed the tremendous impact of the PATIENT CENTERED MEDICAL HOME (PCMH)on the cost and quality of care.
The success of a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) depends upon collaboration and coordination. But PCMHs focus mainly on primary care, and patients requiring specialty care are often frustrated when they don’t find the same type of coordination in a specialist’s office. 52 more words