State medical home initiative slashes healthcare costs for complex Medicaid patients

Posted by on June 27, 2016 1:48 pm
Categories: health

Providing Medicaid patients with a primary care ‘medical home’ cut costs of their care by as much as $4,100 a year and lowered their number of doctors visits and hospitalizations, according to a new study. The research analyzed claims from Pennsylvania Medicaid patients who had both a chronic illness and a substance abuse or psychiatric condition.

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