Pittsburgh-based health insurer Highmark is expanding its patient-centered medical home initiative from 160 primary care physicians to roughly 1,050. Highmark launched a pilot PCMH in 2011 that included 12 physician practices and covered about 45
The PCPCC recently launched an initiative sponsored by our Education & Training Task Force: to build a rich collection of primary care residency and health professional training programs that incorporate advanced practices in primary care and the patient-centered medical home.We encourage you or your colleagues to submit profiles of existing residency and health professionals training models and best practices that represent a range of communities, institutions, geographic locations, and patient populations.
Sponsored by PCPCC's Stakeholder Center for Employer & Purchaser Engagement, this webinar will explore the relationship between specialists and primary care physicians in an accountable, coordinated care environment, including medical homes and Accountable Care Organizations (ACO).
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield announced that it has completed agreements with six large physician groups statewide to participate in a program to strengthen the role of primary care and its benefit to consumers.
Behavioral Health Integration in the Medical Home - Screening for DepressionThursday, November 15th, 2012 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM ESTREGISTER FOR FREE HEREDepression screening is an important element of behavioral health integration in the patient-centered medical home. Learn more about how this process has been successfully implemented and managed across a spectrum of patient populations - from teens to adults to medicare-eligibles - in this free and informative webinar from 1:00-2:30pm on Thursday, November 15, brought to you by the PCPCC Behavioral Health Special Interest Group.
An experiment to ensure that complex Medicaid patients have a regular doctor and care coordinators who can help them stay healthy has saved Colorado an estimated $20 million in its first year, according to a new report from Colorado’s Medicaid ma
Free WebinarThursday, Nov 29, 20122:00-3:00pm ETURAC developed its Patient Centered Health Care Home (PCHCH) Programs to educate and guide health care practices, and/or their sponsoring health plans, insurers, and pilot programs in transforming into truly patient centered health care homes. URAC’s PCHCH Practice Achievement Program evaluates practices on evolving levels of success across 28 key URAC PCHCH Standards.This complimentary webinar will:1. Introduce attendees to the PCHCH Programs2.