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1 MEDICAL HOME 1/2009 Mary Goldman, D.O., President of MAOFP

2 MICHIGAN Patient Centered Medical Home Definition Agreed upon by Michigan Primary Care Consortium in 2008 to develop consensus of representatives from health plans, medical professional associations, public health, insurance companies, and industry.

3 Physician-patient relationship Each patient has an ongoing relationship with a personal physician trained to provide first contact, continuous, and comprehensive care The personal physician leads a team of individuals at the practice level who collectively take responsibility for the ongoing care of the patient The personal physician is responsible for providing for all of the patient’s health care needs or taking responsibility for appropriately arranging care with other qualified professionals, including care for all stages of life, acute care, chronic care, preventive care, and end of life care

4 Care coordination and facilitation Care is coordinated and/or integrated across all elements of the complex health care system (e.g., subspecialty practices, hospitals, home health agencies, nursing homes) and the patient’s community (e.g., family, public and private community-based services) Care is facilitated by registries, information technology, health information exchange, and other means to assure that patients get the indicated care when and where they need and want it, in a culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate manner

5 Quality and safety are hallmarks of the medical home: 1.Practices advocate for their patients to support the attainment of optimal, patient centered outcomes that are defined by a care planning process driven by a compassionate, robust partnership between physicians, the patient, and the patient’s family

6 More quality and safety measures 2. Evidence-based medicine and clinical decision-support tools guide decision making 3. Physicians in the practice accept accountability for continuous quality improvement through voluntary engagement in performance measurement and improvement 4. Patients actively participate in decision-making, and feedback is sought to ensure patient expectations are being met 5. Information technology is utilized appropriately to support optimal patient care, performance measurement, patient education, and enhanced communication

7 More quality and safety measures 6. Practices participate in a voluntary recognition process by an appropriate nongovernmental entity to demonstrate that they have the capabilities to provide patient centered services consistent with the PCMH 7. Patients and families participate in quality improvement activities at the practice level

8 Access Enhanced access to care is available through systems such as open scheduling, expanded hours, and new options for communication between patients, their personal physician, and practice staff

9 Payment appropriately recognizes the added value : 1.It should reflect the value of patient centered care management by physicians and non- physician staff that falls outside of the face-to- face visit, including team participation 2. It should pay for services associated with coordination of care both within a given practice and between consultants, ancillary providers, and community resources

10 Payment determinants (cont) 3. It should support adoption and use of health information technology for quality improvement 4. It should support the provision of enhanced communication access such as secure e-mail and telephone consultation 5. It should recognize the value of physician work associated with remote monitoring of clinical data using technology

11 Payment determinants (cont) 6. It could allow for separate fee-for-service payments for face-to-face visits (payments for care management services that fall outside of the face-to-face visit, as described above, should not result in a reduction in the payments for face-to-face visits) 7. It should recognize case mix differences in the patient population being treated within the practice

12 Payment Determinants (cont) 8. It should allow physicians to share in savings from reduced hospitalizations, emergency room use, and procedures associated with physician-guided care management in the office setting 9. It should allow for additional payments for achieving measurable and continuous quality improvements

13 PCMH pilot demonstration projects commonly test one or more of the following: Per patient per month care coordination fee Fee-for-service reimbursement based on E & M codes Pay-for-performance incentive programs Episode of care bundled payments (e.g. the Prometheus model based on evidence informed case rates) Comprehensive payments and other capitation models Global shared saving programs in accountable care organizations

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