This list of resources was compiled by Anna Gard, FNP-BC, by ACU, in collaboration with the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, as part of a cooperation agreement. To determine if your practice is required to participate in a recognition or accreditation program, contact your ACO program, PCMH-Incentive, federal grant (for example. B Health Resources and Services Administration) and major firm payers (e.g. B Medicaid, private insurance, etc.). As a general rule, if recognition is required, your agreement defines a specific recognition program that you must conclude. Nurse Practitioners (NPs) must be certified by their appropriate National Certification Board and comply with all state admission/certification guidelines where NP practices are in effect. PNs must also present a certificate certifying that they have a written cooperation agreement with a doctor of the same specialty, who is reputable in the same networks of careFirst providers. Approximately 13,000 primary care practices (with more than 67,000 physicians) have been recognized as medical homes by the NCQA. Find a directory of recognized organizations with the NCQA report card. The Patient Centered Medical Home Purchaser Guide, developed by the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), provides informative insights into the patient-centered medical home, including additional resources such as detailed case studies, pilot program descriptions and a research and information request (RFI) project and contractual language for employers/buyers. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about the ncQA patient-Centered Medical Recognition program. If you don`t see what you`re looking for below, you can browse the NCQA database with other frequently asked questions or ask a question about My NCQA. This web publication contains standards and policies (standards compliance requirements as well as explanatory notes and examples).

The survey tool also contains all the information and electronic data acquisition tool needed to prepare and submit materials to request recognition. Patient-centered home medical programs (HCP) are paid local, public and public-private initiatives that provide incentives to pay for participating practices that perform the functions of an HCP. To determine whether such initiatives exist in your area: PCMH practices develop cross-disciplinary care teams to improve coordination of care and management of patient care to improve safety, efficiency and quality of patient care. By becoming a recognized HCP, practices can improve care and use private or public incentives that reward patient-centered health homes. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides a higher federal endowment to states that serve Medicaid recipients. Provider groups and health organizations can visit their federal and regional government websites as well as private insurers for information on funding and reimbursement initiatives. The HCP is fully voluntary and participating providers can earn judicious reimbursement increases of three types: examples of national initiatives that can operate in your country include the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services program: An eligible practice consists of one or more clinicians (including all eligible primary care clinicians) who practice together and provide patient care in a single geographic location.