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MACRA Proposed Rules Provide Some Clarity, But Questions Remain

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. 1,039 more words

Healthcare Reform

Will Patience Pay Off? A Time Frame for ROI in PCMHs

Real estate is traditionally considered a wise investment. But most people don’t buy a home and expect to profit by selling it just a few months later. 436 more words

Healthcare Reform

Perfect Introduction to Integrated Health


This is an awesome introduction into the benefits of integrated care for patients and providers.

Why is your health Primary?

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.

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It Takes a Village

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

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Good news and bad news: The cost of (partial) Patient-Centered Medical Home implementation

Magill and colleagues published a nice analysis of the staffing costs of a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). Compared to a regular practice that already has an electronic medical record, they looked at the incremental costs associated with meeting NCQA standards for… 279 more words

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The Divergent Paths of MACRA

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood/And sorry I could not travel both.”

No federal legislation will ever be mistaken for poetry. For one thing, poetry uses… 583 more words

Healthcare Reform