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Patient-Centered Medical Homes: Do They Work? A Briefing

On May 3, 2013,  more than 180 congressional and administration staff, journalists, and other Washington, D.C., policy stakeholders convened for a briefing to discuss the status of the medical home pilots and preliminary results of their effect on health outcomes, quality of care, patient and provider satisfaction, and health care costs.

The briefing featured Meredith Rosenthal, Ph.D., a professor of health economics and policy at Harvard School of Public Health; Sean Cavanaugh, acting deputy director, programs and policy, at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation; and Barbara Tobias, M.D., medical director at the Health Collaborative in Cincinnati. The briefing was comoderated by Alliance for Health Reform chairman Robert Graham, M.D., and Commonwealth Fund vice president of patient-centered coordinated care Melinda Abrams.

Read a summary of the event on The Commonwealth Fund Blog. Presentations are available at

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