Patient-Centered Medical Home
Begin the journey towards a successful PCMH practice.
ACP has gathered a comprehensive collection of information, resources and demonstration projects to assist you in planning for a complete Patient-Centered Medical Home.
Understanding the PCMH
A Patient-Centered Medical Home is a team-based model of care led by a personal physician who provides continuous and coordinated care throughout a patient's lifetime to maximize health outcomes.
Costs, Benefits & Incentives
Learn about the costs to implement a Patient-Centered Medical Home in your practice and the benefits and incentives that will make the process worth the effort.
PCMH in Action
Access profiles of current Patient-Centered Medical Home demonstrations in action across the U.S. The purpose of these demos is to test the model and measure its effect, particularly in terms of quality improvement and cost savings.
Resources & Tools
ACP has gathered a comprehensive set of resources and tools to assist you in planning for a complete Patient-Centered Medical Home in your practice.
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New Study: Total Cost of Care Lower among Medicare Fee-for-Service Beneficiaries Receiving Care from Patient-Centered Medical Homes
August 9, 2014: A new, independent research study, conducted by RTI International and published in the Health Services Research journal, adds to the evidence that accredited patient-centered medical homes (PCMHs) deliver lower cost and drive more appropriate health care utilization. The study focused on participants in the Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) program, comparing 308 PCMHs recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) with a sample of nearly 2,000 non-accredited PCMHs across three years, beginning in July of 2008.
Recognized PCMH Practices
Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health, 2nd Edition
This new edition reflects recent clinical and social changes and continues to present the important issues facing practitioners and their LGBT patients. Read more about the Guide. Also see ACP's recent policy position paper on LGBT health disparities.
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