Primary Care and Medical Homes

Rising demand for a full array of service options and consumer preferences for home-like non-institutional settings is increasing the interest among state policy makers in adult foster care as a service for older adults. Although adult foster care may also serve individuals with developmental disabilities and other populations, the primary focus of this report is […]

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  • The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy statement, Identifying Infants and Young Children with Developmental Disorders in the Medical Home: An Algorithm for Developmental Surveillance and Screening, recommends that developmental surveillance be performed at every preventive visit and that a screening tool should be administered at 9-,18-, and 24- or 30-month visits and for those […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Primary Care and Medical Homes
  • Publications

    This State Health Policy Briefing explains the Patient Centered Medical Home model of care and explores reimbursement strategies states are using to help medical practices become medical homes. The PCMH model is seen as a way to address the diminishing role primary care plays in our health system. This is the first in a series […]

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    April 1, 2008 | Filed under: Primary Care and Medical Homes, Publications