A geriatric patient-centered medical home: How to obtain NCQA certification

UPMC Senior Care-Shadyside, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA.
Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (Impact Factor: 2.71). 05/2012; 79(5):359-66. DOI: 10.3949/ccjm.79a.11103
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The patient-centered medical home is a rapidly growing concept in reforming American health care. It has spread from its origins in primary care pediatrics to family practice and, more recently, into internal medicine. This review article describes how primary care geriatricians can obtain certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for a patient-centered medical home that includes some of the features unique to geriatrics.

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