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PCMH’s Impact on Cost and Quality?

I am, as a rule, a big fan of the PCMH concept.  The process for recognition and the inability to get those outside your circle to participate – namely, specialists are other things entirely, of course.  Even with those caveats, PCMH remains perhaps the best opportunity for practices to develop the discipline and receive the …

AAP’s Alternative Payment Models Webinars

Readers of this blog should be interested in the following announcement: The American Academy of Pediatrics Practice Excellence (APEX) is hosting a four part webinar series focused on Alternative Payment Models. This webinar series will be focused on payment transformation in the medical home. The following topics will be presented: 1. An Overview of Alternative …

PCMH Payoff in NC

Holy smokes. The Governor of NC just issued quite a press release: “Care management saved N.C. Medicaid nearly $1 billion over four years, according to a new analysis by a national health care consulting firm.”  You can read the rest here. Given that there isn’t anywhere close to full PCMH coverage in the NC Medicaid program, …