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Evaluation of CMS's Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Advanced Primary Care Practice (APCP) Demonstration

Description
Reports on a 3 year demonstration project regarding the change of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) into advanced primary care practices (APCPs) that provide comprehensive patient-centered healthcare for Medicare beneficiaries. Examines the processes and challenges involved in this change and the effects of the APCP model on access, quality and cost of care delivered to Medicare and Medicaid patients. Includes a rural/urban comparison of findings and data.
Author(s)
Katherine L. Kahn, Justin W. Timbie, Mark W. Friedberg, et al.
Date
07/2015
Type
Document
Organization
RAND Corporation
Tagged as
Access · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Healthcare quality · Medicaid · Medicare · Primary care · Statistics and data