The Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Purchaser Guide


The Patient-Centered Medical Home: A Purchaser Guide


This guide provides an overview of the patient-centered medical home concept, addresses the question of why health care purchasers should consider supporting it, and then defines a list of potential strategies that purchasers should consider, including some recommended immediate steps that could be taken.

The guide also provides supplemental resources, including detailed case study descriptions, and in the appendices, additional information regarding current and forthcoming pilots, and draft Request for Information/Proposal (RFI/P) and contract language for purchasers.


National Business Coalition on Health

Funding Sources:

Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) Center for Health Benefit Redesign and Implementation


Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: July 2009
Last Updated: 06/19/13

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