URAC Patient Centered Health Care Home Practice Achievement Workshop: August 28, 2012 in Honolulu, HI

Tuesday Aug 28, 2012 08:00 am EDT

Tuesday, August 28, 2012 (8am - 4pm US/Hawaii)Sheraton Waikiki2255 Kalakaua AveHonolulu, HI 96815The URAC PCHCH Practice Achievement Program evaluates practices on 28 key URAC PCHCH Practice Standards from the URAC PCHCH Program Toolkit. These standards are considered essential elements of a patient centered health care home and include 7 mandatory standards. The essential standards align to the Joint Principles of the Patient Centered Medical Home and address key requirements for all Meaningful Use requirements for electronic medical records, e-prescribing, and quality data submission.The URAC PCHCH Practice Achievement also offers additional standards that are optional, thereby allowing a plan sponsor, pilot program, or practice to require self-selected standards from the remaining toolkit practice standards. These additional standards are noted as optional in the achievement guide and can only be used to supplement, and not replace, the 28 key standards comprising the URAC PCHCH Practice Achievement program.URAC’s PCHCH Achievement includes 7 modules essential to primary health care:- Core Quality Care Management – Patient Empowerment and Engagement- Patient-Centered Operations Management - Patient Registry- Access and Communications – Enhancing Patient Access to Services- Testing and Referrals – Track and Follow-Up on Referral- Care Management and Coordination – Comprehensive Health Risk Assessment- Advanced Electronic Capabilities and Registry – Electronic Health Record (EHR)- Performance Reporting and Improvement – Performance Tracking and ReportingURAC’s PCHCH Practice Achievement offers practices two levels of recognition:- Achievement- Achievement with electronic health records (certified EHR also meets standards consistent with Meaningful Use)

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