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The Role of Hospitals in Medical Home Initiatives and Strategies to Secure their Support and Participation

Description
Discusses the spread of the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) initiative and the associated pressures and challenges with adoption of the new payment and delivery system for hospitals. Makes the case for the new approach, clarifies the hospitals' role in a PCMH, and offers strategies to successfully secure hospitals' support and participation. Addresses considerations for small/rural and Critical Access Hospitals when securing support and participation in medical home initiatives.
Author(s)
Charles Townley, Kimm Mooney
Date
09/2014
Type
Document
Organization
National Academy for State Health Policy
Tagged as
Accountable Care Organizations · Critical Access Hospitals · Hospitals · Medical homes · Reimbursement and payment models