Transforming the organization and delivery of primary care:  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will walk you through what PCMH is and why it matters in our healthcare world.  The link provides resources on PCMH, evidence of its successes, learning communities, and tools and resources for putting PCMH into practice.
A step by step guide: The organization, Improving Primary Care, takes you through one step at a time to becoming a PCMH and achieving the quadruple aim.

The safety net medical home:  Read about how PCMH was adopted by primary care safety net clinics to create high functioning practices with excellent quality of care and patient experience.

Overview:  HRSA delivers a one page overview of the three accreditation/recognition organizations.  Remember, HRSA pays for this with the completion and approval of your Notice of Intent.

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) PCMH Contact Form

The Joint Commission PCMH Resource Sheet

  • Contact person:           Pam Komperda
  • Email:                
  • Contact number:         (630) 792-5551

Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) Medical Home Information

  • Contact person:           Mona Sweeney
  • Email:                
  • Contact number:         (847) 324-7487

Ready for the survey?

Ready to think about applying?  Want HRSA to pay for it? Time for the Notice of Intent.

Switching Accreditation/Recognition Organizations:  Read about switching from NCQA to AAAC to The Joint Commission.

Selecting the Accreditation or Recognition Organization

PCMH Grantee Webinar Slides:  HRSA guides you through the timeline from reviewing PCMH to preparing for PCMH to creating a notice of intent and so on.

Electronic Handbook:  Once you are ready to complete your Notice of Intent, you will use the electronic handbook.

Patient Centered Medical Home Resource Links

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Want to make a change?

What is PCMH?  Why do we want to be recognized as a PCMH?

Preparing for the Survey:  Are you ready?