A guide for patients and consumers on the medical home and what it means for them.
A Medical Home is About You!
Caring about YOU is the most important job of a medical home. The care in a medical home is personal and the team’s job is to make sure you get the health care you need.
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Consumer Advocates Guides
Tools for advocates to help shape and promote medical home proposals at the local and national level.
A broad coalition of more than 25 of the nation's leading consumer, labor and health care advocacy groups developed a set of nine principles to guide the development and implementation of the medical home model of care.
Understanding the Medical Home
A “medical home” is a medical office or clinic where a team of health professionals work together to provide a new, expanded type of care to patients.
Why Consumer Advocates Should Get Involved
The medical home model is gaining momentum nationwide as a way to improve the quality of care and reduce costs by offering more accessible, comprehensive, and coordinated primary care.
How Consumer Advocates Can Get Involved
To effectively advocate for a medical home that is truly patient centered, it is necessary to understand some of the changes that need to happen in the health care system.