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Study: Medical homes cut costs for chronically ill members

By: Heather S. Miller It appears as though Blue Cross Blue Shield was more successful in Pennsylvania with its medical homes than the study conducted by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Click here to read about the study … Continue reading

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Medical Home Pilot Proves a Disappointment Despite High Hopes

By: Heather S. Miller The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) conducted a study that found that a large medical home demonstration project in Pennsylvania had little-to-no effect on quality, costs, or health care utilization. While the participating practices … Continue reading

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Private Payers Promote Development of Patient-Centered Medical Homes

By Stephen Siegel Patient centered medical homes (“Medical Homes”) are likely to be an integral part of a successful accountable care organization. However, Medical Homes   represent a primary care delivery model that stands on its own. Unfortunately, the Medicare program … Continue reading

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