Is PCMH meaningful and effective?

Classic solo and small physician family medicine practices have been medical homes for individuals and their families for 100s of years. PCMH is an arbitrary expensive government and insurance designation than means nothing as documented by recent studies.

WSJ: Study Questions Benefits of ‘Medical Home’ Programs for Chronically Ill
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304834704579405444193946228.html

PCMH Pilot Not Associated with Cost Reductions, Study Shows
http://www.healthleadersmedia.com/content/QUA-301470/PCMH-Pilot-Not-Associated-with-Cost-Reductions-Study-Shows

The patient’s relationship with the invested physician practice owner is the key to best health. Both parties interact at will and mutually benefit from the interaction.

Best wishes for good health,
Craig M. Wax, DO
Family physician, Editorial Board of Medical Economics
Host of Your Health Matters
Rowan Radio 89.7 WGLS FM
http://wgls.rowan.edu/?feed=YOUR_HEALTH_MATTERS
Twitter @drcraigwax
Independent Physicians For Patient independence @IP4PI
IP4PI.wordpress.com

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