PCDC Marks 200th Patient-Centered Medical Home

Categories: Client Spotlight, Press Release, Technical Assistance

New York, N.Y., March 29, 2016 – 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. In the PCMH model, primary care practices are responsible for providing and coordinating high-quality, patient-centered care for …

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PCDC Marks 200th Patient-Centered Medical Home

Categories: Technical Assistance

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

Categories: Policy, Technical Assistance

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

Categories: Client Spotlight

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

Categories: Client Spotlight

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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