The patient-centered medical home and meaningful use: A challenge for better care

Janis Strickland Coffin, Carla Duffie, Megan Furno

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his article discusses and illustrates the alignment between the National Committee for Quality Assurance's Patient-Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use. In addition to the various overlaps, there is also significant discussion about Patient-Centered Medical Home and Meaningful Use as well as their distinct requirements. With impending deadlines for Meaningful Use and potential penalties being imposed, this article provides a layout of dates, stages, and incentive payments and penalties for Meaningful Use, and discusses how obtaining Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition could be beneficial to achieving Meaningful Use.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)331-334
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Medical Practice Management
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014



  • Incentives
  • Meaningful use
  • Patient-centered medical home
  • Requirements
  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health Policy

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