medical home

Game changing idea: Specialty intensive medical homeBlue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois partners with gastroenterology group to focus on Crohn’s disease patients.
Medical home recognition revised to address physician feedbackThe National Committee on Quality Assurance aiming to streamline certification
Filling medical gaps in foster care
Filling medical gaps in foster careThe pediatrician may be one of the only sources of advocacy, support, stability, and advice for the child in foster care. In that role, he or she must understand the needs and experiences of a foster child compared with other patients in the practice so that the unmet needs of this vulnerable population can be addressed.
Health home meets foster care’s complex needsAn integrated health home in North Texas aims to fill disparities in physical and mental health, educational attainment, and special healthcare needs for today’s children in foster care.
MACRA changes physician reimbursement modelThe new “MACRA” system, underway as of January 2017, massively changes the way physicians are paid under Medicare and will impact pediatricians indirectly but substantially, say experts.
Medical home pros and cons for small practicesThe hard work and cost of becoming a PCMH will benefit practices as they begin value-based pay.
A medical home far away from homePediatricians know that coordination and advocacy work. What happens, however, when we are faced with complex cases in conditions that are nontraditional and prohibitively difficult?
Bridging the gapBrainstorming with others on our medical team, we sought to bridge the gap between hospital and MH for our pediatric patients.
Six characteristics of continuum-centered care modelsThe combination of unsustainable healthcare spending and the rapid growth of value-based reimbursement revenue models is driving the shift to patient-centered care across the continuum—or continuum-centered care.
National at-home primary care initiative saves millionsAn Affordable Care Act payment model is showing that chronically ill patients can be better taken care of in their own homes while bringing down the long-term cost of care.