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Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH): The Benefits of a Team Approach to Health Care

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A brief, easy-to-understand explanation of the benefits of a PCMH approach to care for patients and health care consumers. To download a list of BCBSM PCMH providers, visit http://www.bcbsm.com/pdf/PCMH_directory.pdf

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Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH): The Benefits of a Team Approach to Health Care

  1. 1. Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) The Benefits of a Team Approach to Health Care
  2. 2. What is PCMH? <ul><li>A team approach to health care led by your primary care physician </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a central point of access to health care professionals, medical records and complementary care </li></ul>
  3. 3. Keeping You Healthy <ul><li>Complementary nutrition and wellness counseling </li></ul><ul><li>Prevention education to self-manage chronic conditions like asthma and diabetes </li></ul>
  4. 4. More Time for YOU <ul><li>Longer office visits </li></ul><ul><li>24-Hour access </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized care from a team who really knows you and your medical history </li></ul>
  5. 5. Prevention Over Intervention <ul><li>In 2009, Michigan PCMH patients were hospitalized 2.6% less and relied on emergency room care 1.4% less than non-PCMH patients </li></ul>
  6. 6. PCMH in Michigan The PCMH model from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) is the largest of its kind in the U.S. with more than 1,800 physicians in 500 medical practices throughout the state. Approximately 3,200 additional physicians are currently seeking PCMH designation through the BCBSM program. *Sites with identical zip codes appear as one star
  7. 7. Finding PCMH Online <ul><li>Visit www.bcbsm.com and click on “Find Doctor” at the top of the page, then select “Patient Centered Medical Home Program” </li></ul><ul><li>Search for #PCMH online and on Twitter to follow the conversation </li></ul>

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