Application Now Available for TennCare's PCMH Program
(from the Tennessee Division of Health Care Finance & Administration)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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Section: Spotlight Articles, April/May 2017




In partnership with TennCare's three health plans, the Tennessee Division of Health Care Finance and Administration (HCFA) launched a statewide aligned Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) program with 29 organizations on January 1, 2017. PCMH is a comprehensive delivery care model designed to improve:
  • The quality of primary care services for TennCare members.
  • The capabilities and practice standards of primary care providers.
  • The overall value of health care delivered to the TennCare population. 
Participating organizations commit to member-centered access, team based care, population health management, care management support, care coordination, performance measurement, and quality improvement.
 
Applications are now being accepted for additional PCMH organizations to join the program. Program participation for newly participating providers will begin January 1, 2018. The application may be found here and information about the program may be found here. Applications are due by 5 p.m. (Central time) on June 30, 2017.

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