This Viewpoint discusses alternative payment models that reward value and quality, focusing on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model for advanced primary care medical homes.
This Viewpoint discusses the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act and the key features of the law and the opportunities it presents to shape the future of payment and medical practice.
This randomized clinical trial reports that among high-risk children with chronic illness, an enhanced medical home that provided comprehensive care to promote prompt effective care reduced serious illnesses and costs compared with the provision of usual care.
This Viewpoint discusses the use of structured payments to patient-centered medical homes as a means of optimizing primary care reimbursement.
Friedberg and coauthors investigated the associations between participation in a large US multipayer medical home pilot and changes in the quality, utilization, and costs of care by surveying 32 volunteering primary care practices from 2008 to 2011. In an Editorial, Schwenk discusses the importance of strategic and targeted deployment of the patient-centered medical home model.