Research Report Will the Patient-Centered Medical Home Transform the Delivery of Health Care?
Robert A. Berenson, Kelly J. Devers, Rachel A. Burton
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This status report on the patient-centered medical home covers such topics as: What is a medical home? Where did the concept come from? How are medical homes assessed and paid? Do medical homes actually work? How does the health reform law encourage medical homes? The paper, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, concludes that the medical home model has the potential to transform health care delivery, but organizations promoting the model should tread carefully because enthusiasm for the approach may not be borne out in evidence of success. Pilots should be completed and evaluated, and the model should be recalibrated before it is broadly expanded.
Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Federal health care reform Health care delivery and payment Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  State health care reform Retirement policy
Policy Centers Health Policy Center