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The Patient Centered Medical Home & Specialty Physicians

One particular area where the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model requires further development and testing is the integration of the care model with specialty and subspecialty practices.

This model development is being addressed by the Council of Specialty Societies (CSS) PCMH Workgroup, and through collaborative initiatives between ACP and various specialty and subspecialty societies.

For more information, please access the resources below:

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What's New

September 2012

On September 6, the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, released the report "Benefits of Implementing the Primary Care Patient-Centered Medical Home: Cost and Quality Results" This report provides a summary of new and updated results from PCMH initiatives from the past two years, including cost and quality outcomes data.

Recognized PCMH Practices

NCQA

Website: www.ncqa.org/

Introduction to the Patient Centered Medical Home Video

Patients are curious about what a "Patient Centered Medical Home" is and this video was produced by Emmi Solutions in partnership with the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) in an attempt to answer their questions. Many practices already provide the type of care outlined in the video, and it is by no means meant to be critical to those physicians who are doing their best to provide patient-centered care under the current structure.

Patient Centered Medical Home


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