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Rural Care Coordination Organizations

American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP)
Works to improve the health of patients, families, and communities. Advocates for the Patient Centered Medical Home, promotes education for physicians and residents, and provides leadership in health promotion.
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American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Membership organization that works to secure overall health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults, and support the pediatricians and subspecialists that care for them. Oversees the National Center for Medical Home Implementation.
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Family Voices
Works to achieve family-centered care for children and youth with disabilities and/or special healthcare needs. Consists of a national network of chapters, which provide families with tools to advocate for improved public and private policies, and build partnerships among professionals and families.
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Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care (IPFCC)
Promotes family-centered care, an approach to health care where health care providers and the family are partners, working together to meet the needs of infants, children, adolescents, and family members of all ages.
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National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Works with large employers, policymakers, doctors, patients, and health plans to improve healthcare quality. Provides recognition standards for patient-centered medical homes, and accreditation, certification, distinction, and other recognition programs.
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Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC)
Focuses on improving coordinated care through the medical home model. Offers information on developing a patient centered medical home including: demonstration projects; guides for insurers and purchasers of health care plans; plus resources for providers and clinicians, federal and state government health entities, and for consumers.
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Last Reviewed: 10/28/2015