What Are Specialty Care Coordination Expectations?

Healthcare Performance Benchmarks
February 18, 2015 Vol. V Issue 7

What Are Specialty Care Coordination Expectations?

What Are Specialty Care Coordination Expectations? This Week's Challenge: Care coordination between primary care physicians and specialists is the main pillar of Wellpoint's medical neighborhood program, according to Robert Krebbs, director of payment innovation at WellPoint, Inc. Efficient, effective flow of information between practices as they transition patients between their practices results in "healthy handoffs" of those patients. See the core care coordination expectations in Wellpoint's patient-centered specialty care program.

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Care Compacts in the Medical Neighborhood: Transforming PCP-Specialist Care CoordinationCare Compacts in the Medical Neighborhood: Transforming PCP-Specialist Care Coordination, a 25-page resource, describes how the care compact, adapted from a Colorado System of Care/Patient-Centered Medical Home (SOC/PCMH) template, addresses such coordination concerns as communications, referrals, patient handoffs, and more.

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