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Structuring Payment to Medical Homes After the Affordable Care Act

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  • Samuel T. Edwards
  • Melinda K. Abrams
  • Richard J. Baron
  • Robert A. Berenson
  • Eugene C. Rich
  • Gary E. Rosenthal
  • Meredith B. Rosenthal
  • Bruce E. Landon
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    Abstract

    The patient-centered medical home (PCMH) and the accountable care organization (ACO) are models of delivery system reform. Although there is theoretical alignment between PCMHs and ACOs, the discussion of physician payment within each model has remained distinct. This article compares payment for the two models, considers opportunities for integration, and discusses implications for policymakers and payers considering promoting primary care through ACOs.

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    Paper provided by Mathematica Policy Research in its series Mathematica Policy Research Reports with number 8091.

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    Date of creation: 30 Apr 2014
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    Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:8091

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    Keywords: PCMH; Patient Centered Medical Home; Affordable Care Act; Structuring Payment;

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