Answers for Patients
What is patient-centered primary care?
What is a Patient-Centered Primary Care Home?
I received a letter about my health care clinic being a recognized primary care home. What does this mean?
What can I expect from my primary care home?
How can I get involved?
How is a primary care home recognized?
Answers for Providers
What is patient-centered care?
What is a Patient-Centered Primary Care Home and what does it mean to be "recognized"?
Who is eligible and what type of clinics can become recognized?
How do I become recognized; what data is necessary?
How long is the application process?
To qualify for recognition, does my practice need to provide all the services described by the standards on-site or within my practice?
How are Patient-Centered Primary Care Homes different from a Coordinated Care Organization?
When will recognized practices be able to apply for enhanced Medicaid funding?
Will there be an audit process? And how do I demonstrate or attest to the services we offer?
Do I need to renew my recognition status?
What type of written agreement is needed between primary care homes and hospitals?
What if my clinic is already pursuing recognition as a Patient-Centered "Medical" Home?
What is the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, and are clinics required to use it to gain recognition?
How are children's needs being met through primary care homes?