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Community Health Centers and Payment for Integrated Care

  • Charles DuarteEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Community Health Centers (CHCs), which include Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), currently provide health care services to more than 21 million patients in the U.S., most of whom are enrolled in Medicaid. Increasingly, CHCs are transforming their practices to become Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMHs) with integrated behavioral health services and “wrap-around” support. This chapter examines trends in Medicaid payment reform supporting PCMH and integrated care.

Keywords

Integrated care Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Alternative Payment Methodologies (APM) Prospective Payment System (PPS) Community Health Center (CHC) Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Medicaid Same day billing 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Community Health AllianceRenoUSA

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