Navigation Links
Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative Statement on Passage of Medicare Bill
Date:7/10/2008

Passage is legislative victory for patient-centered medical home model

WASHINGTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) released the following statement on yesterday's Senate passage of the Medicare bill, which includes a provision for a $100 million demonstration project for the patient-centered medical home model:

"The bill's inclusion of additional funding for expansion of patient-centered medical home demonstration projects in Medicare was a key legislative focus for PCPCC, so we are delighted with its passage," said Edwina Rogers, PCPCC's executive director and vice president of health policy, The ERISA Industry Committee. "We are also pleased that there is a provision to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to expand these projects to become full-scale pilots if they are shown to be successful. This is a significant advancement to our efforts to advance the patient-centered medical home model."

About the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative

The Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative is a coalition of more than 150 major employers, consumer groups, organizations representing primary care physicians, and other stakeholders who have joined to advance the patient-centered "medical home." The Collaborative believes that, if implemented, the patient-centered medical home will improve the health of patients and the health care delivery system. For more information on the patient-centered medical home and a complete list of the PCPCC members, please visit http://www.pcpcc.net/.


'/>"/>
SOURCE The Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. DNA Direct and Iverson Genetics Announce Partnership to Provide Personalized Patient Reports for Warfarin Dosing Test Results
2. 1,000th Uninsured Virginia Patient Secures Access to Quality Medical Care Through Virginia Cares Uninsured Program (VCUP)
3. New Study Shows Physicians Use Numerous Sources to Inform Prescribing Decisions for Patients
4. Mark & Associates, P.C. & McGinnis, Lochridge, Kilgore, L.L.P. File Lawsuit Against Botox Maker Over Patient Deaths, Injuries
5. Massachusetts Patients Offer Feedback on Their Experiences With Primary Care
6. New Research Shows Cadaver Tissue Fails Nearly a Quarter of the Time in Young, Athletic ACL Reconstruction Patients
7. BodyLogicMD Reports Increase of Patients Who Suffer from Adrenal Fatigue
8. The Physicians of America Celebrate -- Senate Hears Patient and Physician Voices and Votes to Stop Medicare Physician Payment Cuts to Avoid a Medicare Meltdown
9. Assisted Breathing Eases Lung Symptoms for Heart Patients
10. CPC Hand-Delivers Patient Testimonies to State Leaders Pleading for No Budget Cuts to Health and Human Services
11. Chest pain center accreditation linked with better outcomes in heart attack patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance that covers ... companies have a waiver for care if the client has a cognitive impairment diagnosis. ... pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance start immediately,” ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... , ... Global Healthcare Management’s 4th Annual Kids Fun Run brought out many ... event, sponsored by Global Healthcare Management’s CEO, Jon Letko, is aimed at getting kids ... of all ages; it is a non-competitive, non-timed event, which is all about having ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Agile Software Development, has been awarded a contract by the Center for Medicare ... (BPA) aims to accelerate the enterprise use of Agile methodologies in a consistent ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... First Healthcare Compliance ... management, will showcase a range of technology and learning solutions at the 68th ... and Expo to be held October 14–18, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Resort ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The company has developed a suite of ... authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, every formula has been developed by ... , These products are also: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, Soy Free, Non-Dairy*, Preservative ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/27/2017)... , Sept. 27, 2017  Commended for their devotion ... notable awards. Ranked as number one in the South Florida ... time in Inc. 5000 yearly list, the national specialty pharmacy ... Armando Bardisa will soon be honored by SFBJ ... Set to receive his award in ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... R.I. , Sept. 25, 2017  EpiVax, ... assessment, vaccine design, and immune-engineering today announced the ... on the development of personalized therapeutic cancer vaccines. ... has provided exclusive access to enabling technologies to ... Eng., MBA will lead EpiVax Oncology as Chief ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... Sept. 22, 2017 AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced ... now successfully helping those with the widespread pain associated ... diagnosed Amanda in Essex, England ... my hair, experiencing no sleep at all, tremendous pain, ... I cannot recommend [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: