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PCMH Benefits

Research shows NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition improves patient care and reduces costs. In addition, the PCMH model is associated with happier staff and happier patients.  

PCMH Evidence 

Patient-Centered Medical Homes are driving some of the most important reforms in healthcare delivery today. A growing body of scientific evidence shows that PCMHs are saving money by reducing hospital and emergency department visits, mitigating health disparities, and improving patient outcomes. NCQA’s Evidence Report keeps an up-to-date look at what the scientific evidence has to say about the PCMH. 

Benefits to Clinicians, Practices and Patients 

In addition to benefitting patient care, the PCMH model has tangible benefits to practices and its staff. Practices can align with where health care and payers are headed, and clinicians can see benefits like enhanced reimbursement, MOC credit and the ability to better focus on patient care. See how NCQA PCMH Recognition can benefit you and your patients.

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Medical Boards Awarding Maintenance of Certification Credit for Recognition

For information on medical boards that may be offering maintenance of certification credit for recognition, please visit our Recognition Program Resources page.