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Oct. 22, 2018 Europe Publication

Does the Patient-centered Medical Home Model Change Staffing and Utilization in the Community Health Centers?

 Few studies have looked under the hood of practice redesign to understand whether and, if so, how staffing changed with the adoption of patient-centered medical home (PCMH), and whether these staffing changes impacted utilization. So the objective of this article was to examine the workforce transformation occurring in community health centers that have achieved PCMH status, and to assess the relationship of those changes to utilization, as measured by the number of visits.

May 7, 2018 Europe Publication

Are low and high utilization related to the way GPs manage their practices? An observational study

General practice care plays a key role in keeping healthcare effective and cost-efficient. However, variation in the utilization rates of practices may reveal variation in practice performance. This research goal is to investigate whether the socio-demographic profile of the patient´s area of residence and practice organization characteristics influence the low or high utilization of general practice care. 

Sept. 1, 2017 Americas Publication

The Impact of Integrated Case Management on Health Services Use and Spending Among Nonelderly Adult Medicaid Enrollees

Medicaid plans, whose patients often have complex medical, social, and behavioral needs, seektools to effectively manage enrollees and imprive access to quality care while containing costs. 

The aim of this study is to examine the effects of an integrated case management (ICM) program operated by a Medicaid managed care plan on health service use and spending for nonelderly, non-pregnant adults. 

July 12, 2017 Global Publication

The Impact of Primary Care Practice Transformation on Cost, Quality, and Utilization

The Impact of Primary Care Practice Transformation on Cost, Quality, and Utilization reviews PCMH results from 45 peer-reviewed reports and additional government and state evaluations. Implementation of the PCMH and high performing primary care differs depending upon the needs and preferences of those delivering, receiving, and paying for related care. 

The sixth annual PCPCC report, authored by the Robert Graham Center of the American Academy of Family Physicians and published with support from the Milbank Memorial Fund, employed broader search terms and more rigorous search criteria that evaluated studies, reports, and evaluations published between November 1, 2015 to February 28, 2017. It also features examples and data from PCMH programs, such as Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, which leads one of the oldest PCMH programs, now in its eighth year with seven years of data; the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative launched by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation ...