A new study finds little support for the notion that patient-centered medical homes will reduce utilization in the long-run.
Research in the Journal of Health Economics continues the trend of finding little overall cost savings from medical home-type primary care.
A paper at the National Bureau of Economic Research attempts to ascertain whether some subsets of the medical home model have success in improving quality or lowering cost.
Medical homes may be a great idea, but it costs a lot to implement them, according to a study conducted by Rand and published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine.
An analysis of a Colorado medical home demonstration finds mixed results, at best.
A Rand Corp. evaluation of the demonstration to have federally qualified community health centers become medical homes reveals disappointing results.
Geisinger Health System reports results from its patient-centered medical home in Health Affairs.
Two recent evaluations have examined the effects of using “medical homes” on various outcomes. Today we look at how the CMS version is faring.
Research carried in Health Affairs finds little impact on costs from the use of medical homes in Louisiana’s Medicaid program.
Stung by research showing that patient-centered medical homes set up according to its standards provide little cost or quality improvement, the National Committee for Quality Assurance is seeking public comment on a revised set of standards to evaluate ambulatory care, called Patient-Centered Connected Care.http://www.ncqa.org/Newsroom/NewsArchive/2014NewsArchive/NewsReleasePCCCPublicComment.aspx
Medical homes have been implemented for long enough that research is beginning to examine the extent to which they actually improve quality or lower costs. Research published in Health Affairs examines the Veterans Health Administration’s experience with medical homes.
One of the first rigorous studies of the medical home concept, reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, finds little effect on quality or cost.