Female doctor with patient Industry groups have praised the PCMH model for both improved outcomes and cost savings. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A new report shows that New York state has seen strong growth in a care model that is designed to improve quality and coordinate care services around a primary care “medical home.” However, the growth has been uneven across the state, and other than Medicaid funding, payer support has not been strong for the model.

According to a release by the United Hospital Fund (UHF), the number of primary care providers adopting the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) model of care rose by more than 35 percent between May 2017 and May 2018.

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