PCDC's Impact: Patient-Centered Medical Home

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The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model transforms how primary care is organized and delivered. Patients are encouraged to be more involved in their treatment, leading to better disease management and lower care costs. There are also financial incentives available to PCMH-recognized providers.

PCDC has helped over 530 practices achieve PCMH recognition with a 100 percent success rate. Our expert trainers tailor one-on-one coaching modules to each practice’s unique needs, maximizing time, value, and resources.

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PCDC Marks 200th Patient-Centered Medical Home

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Thanks to expert assistance and coaching from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC), 200 primary care practices have now achieved National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) patient-centered medical home (PCMH) recognition. PCMH is a key element of health care payment reform currently underway in Medicaid, Medicare and commercial health plans, and is often linked to …

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PCMH Programs Increase While Incentives Fail to Meet Needs

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According to a recent report by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiatives are growing rapidly throughout the country, capitalizing on the value of PCMH in reducing overall health care costs while improving quality of care. Today there are more than 160 PCMH incentive programs (up from 29 in 2009) …

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Helping Practices Become Patient-Centered Medical Homes

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Among New York communities, Hempstead, on Long Island, has a relatively high poverty rate, 38 percent higher than the average for the state. As is often the case, this has led to a large population of people and families who are utilizing state-based assistance plans such as Medicaid to cover their medical expenses. For practices …

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Hundreds of Rural Providers Adopt EHRS and Health Exchange

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With support from a HEAL 10 grant, the Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization, which serves patients in rural communities in Northern New York is working with PCDC to help practices adopt electronic health records (EHR); achieve NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition; achieve “meaningful use” of EHR certification; and exchange health information across provider settings. …

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Medical Home /Meaningful Use Collaborative for 12 NYC Safety Net Providers

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The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) recognized that for the next several years Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) have the opportunity to participate in two important initiatives that are expected to improve health care and bring financial incentives to providers, Patient Centered Medical Home …

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