Costs of Transforming Established Primary Care Practices to Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs)

Resource summary

Background: The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) shows promise for improving care and reducing costs. We sought to reduce the uncertainty regarding the time and cost of PCMH transformation by quantifying the direct costs of transforming 57 practices in a medical group to National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)-recognized Level III PCMHs.

Audience
Care Managers
Executives
Operations
Practice Manager
Primary Care Provider (Physician, ARNP, or PA)
Psychologist/Mental Health/Psychiatrists
Quality Improvement Managers
Practice Type
Behavioral Health
Primary Care
Resource type
Evidence
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JABFM
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