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Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative works to develop and advance the patient-centered medical home (PCMH), an approach to providing comprehensive primary care for children, youth and adults.

In February 2007, four primary care societies—American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Physicians and the American Osteopathic Association—developed these principles, the Joint Principles for the PCMH, which are summarized in these points:

  • Ongoing relationship with a personal physican;
  • Physician-directed medical practice;
  • Whole-person orientation;
  • Care is coordinated and/or integrated;
  • Quality and safety;
  • Enhanced access to care; and
  • Payment appropriately recognizes the added value

For its part, ACP has developed a depth of resources for practices seeking to establish a patient-centered medical home. One of our premier products ACP Practice Advisor can help your practice enhance patient care and office efficiency. Engage the entire team. Use the ACP Practice Biopsy® and Resource Library to guide your team toward improving practice performance and patient care.

Additionally, ACP provides tools, resources, advocacy and other services to those interested in learning more about this concept, the payment models and how other organizations have succeeded in moving to this model of care. Learn More

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Maintenance of Certification:

What if I Still Don't Know Where to Start?

Maintenance of Certification: What if I Still Don't Know Where to Start?

Because the rules are complex and may apply differently depending on when you last certified, ACP has developed a MOC Navigator. This FREE tool can help you understand the impact of MOC, review requirements, guide you in selecting ways to meet the requirements, show you how to enroll, and more. Start navigating now.