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The Way We Measure the Patient-Centered Medical Home May Be Biased against States with a High Burden of IllnessOctober 22, 2015:
-Guest Blog by SHARE grantee Lisa Clemans-Cope, PhD, with Victoria Lynch, MA
With the increasing attention to PCMHs under the Affordable Care Act, which contains several provisions directed at the establishment and promotion of PCMHs not just for children but for adults as well, the need to refine the standard survey-based PCMH measure for children is an increasingly important issue.
Stay tuned for an issue brief analyzing this and other issues surrounding the standard PCMH measure in greater detail.
 US Department of Health and Human Services. December 2010. Healthy People 2020, Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Objectives. Washington: Government Printing Office. Available from: http://www.healthypeople.gov. Accessed November 6, 2013.
About the Authors
Lisa Clemans-Cope is a Senior Research Associate and Health Economist at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC. She is the Principal Investigator on a SHARE grant titled, "Medical Homes Measures in Household Survey Data: State-Level Estimates Using Alternative Methodological Approaches."
Victoria Lynch is a Research Associate at the Health Policy Center at the Urban Institute in Washington, DC.