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April 7, 2014 - In this study, Commonwealth Fund–supported researchers consider how the patient-centered medical home payment model could evolve to keep pace with health care payment reforms launched by the Affordable Care Act, most notably the “shared savings” approach used by many accountable care organizations.
February 10, 2014 - Commonwealth Fund–supported researchers compared patients' experiences in a primary care clinic that implemented the PCMH model, along with lean process changes (which seek to maximize value and reduce waste) and a new approach to physician reimbursement, with patients' experiences in a similar clinic that did not make such changes.
July 10, 2013 - Download the presentations from a July 9 webinar about the impact of this five-year demonstration from the perspective of both researchers and clinic directors on the ground.
February 25, 2014 - The Journal of the American Medical Association has published results from a Commonwealth Fund–supported evaluation medical home pilot in Pennsylvania that found the program was not associated with significant improvements in quality of care or cost reductions. Commonwealth Fund Vice President Melinda Abrams puts these results into perspective.