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July 19, 2011

How Patient-Centered Medical Homes Aim to Strengthen Primary Care



Primary care is often described as the backbone of the U.S. healthcare system. With policymakers, business leaders and consumer groups all agreeing on the importance of improving healthcare quality while reducing healthcare spending, primary care and the patient-centered medical home model took a front seat during the federal healthcare reform negotiations. This month’s policy snapshot, How Patient-Centered Medical Homes Aim to Strengthen Primary Care, provides an overview of the concepts of primary care and medical homes, including the advantages they offer and the challenges they face.

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