Friedberg MW, Schneider EC, Rosenthal MB, Volpp KG, Werner RM. Association between participation in a multipayer medical home intervention and changes in quality, utilization, and costs of care. Jama. 2014 Feb 26;311(8):815-25.
To measure associations between participation in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Chronic Care Initiative, one of the earliest and largest multipayer medical home pilots conducted in the United States, and changes in the quality, utilization, and costs of care. 3 years’ post‐certification, PMCH practices had fewer all‐cause ED visits, fewer all‐cause hospitalizations, fewer ACS ED visits, fewer ambulatory visits to specialists, and more ambulatory primary care visits.