Get schooled on medical homes, payer reform, and what the future might look like for primary care with Dr. Sue Bornstein, MD, FACP and Executive Director of the Texas Medical Home Initiative and Chair of the Health and Public Policy Committee at the ACP.
Dr Alex Lane of Cooper University Hospital joins Matt as cohost!
Full show notes available at http://thecurbsiders.com/podcast
02:42 Guest CV and background
04:42 Getting to know our guest
10:40 Helpful resources for learning health policy
12:10 Who are the major players/influencers in health care and how do their interests align
15:02 Defining “medical home”
18:45 Where did the idea for a “medical home” originate
22:33 How does medical home affect cost
29:45 Payer reform and the quality payment program (QPP)
33:06 Recap and defining terms
37:18 How will the QPP be implemented?
41:04 Repeal and replace
43:37 Cuts in funding for safety net hospitals that care for the poorest, sickest patients
46:59 Take home points
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