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175 Practices and 600,000 Patients: Celebrating the Successes of the Patient Centered Medical Home Pilot and the Medical Homes Model in Maine

Published on December 12, 2016 by

On the final day of 2016, the sun will set on the Multi-Payer Advanced Primary Care Practice (MAPCP) Demonstration, a national health care transformation initiative that supported the Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Pilot in Maine. MAPCP and the Maine PCMH Pilot have led to marked and positive change in the way primary care is…

Summit Explores Best Care for Superutilizers

Published on December 7, 2016 by

How do we truly address patient needs? Build a team for support? Identify the right care for the patient in front of us? Recently, Maine Community Care Teams (CCTs) confronted these questions with national experts at QC’s final Superutilizer Summit in Freeport. Attendees included teams from each of the Community Care Teams, Maine Quality Counts…

Health Insurance Mergers: What’s In Store for Consumers?

Published on September 2, 2015 by

flickr photo by natallej (license)   Special note: With several health insurance mega-mergers in the news, we reached out to our colleagues at Maine Consumers for Affordable Health Care for reaction. This post is by Steve Butterfield — Maine CAHC’s Consumer Assistance Program Associate and a former Maine state legislator. Steve’s opinions are his own and do not necessarily…