(presentations online here)
Paul Grundy, MD – “Think huge”
Purchaser guide – there have been many of these, but the first time one prepared with consumers and providers
Health Information Technology – help educate, advocate, demonstrate around PCMH the technology that will be necessary to help physicians make the transformation
Panel – What Does it Cost to Become a Patient Centered Medical Home?
Bob Berenson, MD, Senior Fellow, The Urban Institute
“A good medical home”- patient with superficial phlebitis treated via one office visit, 6 phone calls, 6 e-mails, including hematologic consultation, one reimbursement for in-office care
Julia Pillsbury, DO, Alternate RUC Representative, American Academy of Pediatrics
New G codes for Medical Home-type work. Crosswalked to currently existing codes, some subsume current G codes, some do not. Tier 1, 2, and 3, between 6.5 to 9.2 minutes per patient per month, may be around $50/member/month.
Sabrina Corlette, Director of Health Policy, The National Partnership for Women and Families
Grant from the Wellpoint Foundation to introduce consumer advocates to PCMH and involve them and shaping it. Environmental scan, Focus Groups, Develop consumer/patient principles
Debbie Peikes, Ph.D., Mathematica Policy Research
We should involve patients and providers in primary care assignment, using claims retrospectively is expedient perhaps but has difficulties