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This summary provides an overview of evidence and results from medical home demonstrations taking place throughout the United States. The results are listed in two categories:
(1) Costs & Utilization Rates: includes impact on hospital admissions and readmissions, avoidable emergency department visits, length of stay, specialist visits, in-person visits, and any impact on health care costs; and
(2) Care Quality & Outcomes: includes improvement in quality of care, such as improved access to providers and services, improvements in patient experiences and provider satisfaction, as well as outcomes data related to improvement in chronic disease management, prevention, and wellness.