In terms of migrant and seasonal farmworkers, PCHH ensures continuity of care when visiting different health centers throughout the harvest seasons.
According to the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative, PCHH is not a brick-and-mortar place like a doctor's office or clinic but rather it is a health care philosophy.
Arcadia Solutions, a leading provider of data-driven quality improvement solutions, launched a new version of its PCHH Accelerator to provide health systems with a more timely and efficient path to achieve and track Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition.
To simplify this process and meet grant requirements, CHP will leverage Arcadia Solutions' PCHH Accelerator 2.
The Petaluma Health Center (PHC) has been a part of CPCA's PCHH technical assistance initiative since May 1, 2012, which helped streamline their recognition process.
Health care reform legislation passed in 2010 has encouraged health centers to implement a PCHH model of care as part of system wide reform.
NCFH has compiled the following resources in an effort to aid community/migrant health centers in learning about and attaining PCHH certification.
Also published by NCFH, this issue of Health Tips offers basic information on PCHH that can help community and migrant health center patients understand and learn about PCHH.
The PCHH initiative builds on the team based approach to care that health centers have used as their model for many years and leverages their existing strengths to build a sustainable standard for health home activities and services," said CPCA President and CEO Carmela Castellano-Garcia.
Health care reform legislation passed in 2010 has incentivized health centers to implement a PCHH model of care through additional funding opportunities.
Hudson River HealthCare has once more been recognized by NCQA as a Level 3 PCHH
under these new standards.
CCHN's goal is for each CHC to implement the PCHH
model and obtain NCQA PCHH
recognition, thereby achieving improvements in patient health outcomes, patient experience, staff satisfaction, and cost savings.