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Medical Homes 101

May 21, 2012

Anna Spencer, Grantmakers In Health

First championed by the American Academy of Pediatrics more than 40 years ago, the medical home is a team-based health care delivery model led by a physician that provides comprehensive, continuous, and coordinated primary and preventive medical care to patients. The development and expansion of the medical home (also referred to as a health home) is a centerpiece of the Affordable Care Act, and the model is quickly becoming a catalyst for multiple reform efforts related to health care delivery, reimbursement, and primary care.

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