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ASCO Launches Oncology Medical Home Model

November 17, 2016  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

A new initiative launched by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) aims to help community oncology practices move away from volume-based towards value-based care by structuring reimbursement around the full range of services needed by patients with cancer.

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Patient-centered IBD home reduces expenditures, improves QOL

October 27, 2016  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

he institution of a patient-centered medical home for patients with inflammatory bowel disease resulted in less visits to the ED, less hospitalizations and overall improved quality of life in the first year.

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Regional Cancer Care Associates And Aetna Form Oncology Medical Home

October 12, 2016  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Regional Cancer Care Associates and Aetna (announced a collaboration to create an oncology medical home that is designed to improve the care experience for cancer patients.

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The Growth of Medical Homes in New York State, 2014 to 2016

September 22, 2016  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

New York State continues to lead the nation in adoption of the medical home model by primary care practices, according to the newest in a series of reports tracking medical home growth in New York State.

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Horizon Blue Cross pays doctors $58.9 million for improving care

September 9, 2016  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), States

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the largest insurer in the state, said it paid doctors $58.9 million in care coordination and quality bonuses last year, up from $40.4 million in 2014.

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Geisinger Medical Homes For Commercially Insured Consumers Reduced Care Costs By 9%

June 26, 2016  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Commercially insured adults enrolled in a Geisinger Health System patient-centered medical home (PCMH) from 2008 through 2013 had costs of care about 9% lower than costs of consumers not enrolled in a PCMH.

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Aetna, OHC Form Oncology Medical Home in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

November 5, 2015  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Cancer patients in greater Cincinnati and northern Kentucky will have access to improved care following the announcement today by OHC and Aetna  to create an oncology medical home.

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Maintaining PCMHs Will Cost $105,000 per Physician per Year

September 25, 2015  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

Providing the staffing necessary to deliver required patient-centered medical home (PCMH) functions for even partial implementation will cost about $105,000 for each full-time physician per year, researchers have found.

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Pennsylvania-Based Medical Oncology PCMH, CMOH, Decreases Hospital Costs

September 9, 2015  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH)

The first oncology practice to be recognized as level III PCMH shows how it’s done.

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Health insurer CDPHP saves $20 million with patient-centered primary care program

August 1, 2015  /  Emerging Healthcare Models, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH), States

Health insurer CDPHP saved $20.7 million in 2014 through a program focused on improving primary care.

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