Blog posts tagged "OHA PCPCH"

CMS Recognizes Oregon PCPCH Program as Part of "Improvement Activity" Required in the MIPS Program

Blog - January 7, 2017
David Smith, MBA

If you are a Medicare provider, you may be aware of the new MACRA program, as it was called when legislated, and now known as the Quality Payment Program (QPP). The QPP repeals the Sustainable Growth Rate formula and in its place establishes two tracks for providers to choose from: the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) or the Advanced Alternative Payment Models (APMs).

STAR Pioneers - CHA Practices Achieve Highest Medical Home Rating

Blog - July 19, 2016
Dawn Creach

What does healthcare transformation really mean? What does high quality health care look like? Since 2011 Oregon’s Patient-Centered Primary Care Home Program (PCPCH) has facilitated changes in the way care is delivered at more than 600 primary care practices in Oregon. In 2014 the PCPCH Program released a new set of standards, called Tier 3 STAR, to recognize exceptional practices that have truly transformed into advanced medical homes.

Online Learning Modules Help PCC Medical Assistants Prepare for Workforce

Blog - May 27, 2016
Marissa Sweeney

On May 12th I attended the Portland Community College (PCC), Medical Assistant program poster presentations on the core attributes of the Patient-Centered Primary Care Home (PCPCH) model.  This is the third time that I’ve attended the PCC Medical Assistant poster presentations on the medical home model.

Behavioral Health Integration: Obstacles & Successes

Blog - April 29, 2016
Dr. Brian Sandoval

Behavioral health integration is a necessary and very beneficial part of patient-centered primary care. Yet it can be difficult to get an integrated behavioral health program started, as there are many moving parts to contend with and different models to choose from.

What the PCPCH STAR Criteria Means to Me

Blog - November 13, 2014
E. Dawn Creach, MS, Children's Health Alliance

The PCPCH Program is developing a new designation, called Tier 3 STAR, to acknowledge practices that have truly transformed into robust primary care homes. What does a transformed primary care practice look like and how can we define it by a set of standards?