Prepared by: Karin Johnson, PhD; Robert Penfold, PhD; Judith Schaefer, MPH; Julie Reardon, MacColl Center for Healthcare Innovation, Jessie Gerteis, MPH; Abt Associates
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What Is a Primary Care Extension Program?
AHRQ IMPaCT Initiative
Model State Enhancement Efforts
Summary of Model State Program Components
Building a Culture of Change in Primary Care
Building a Culture of Change Across Stakeholders
Who Were the Extension Agents?
Reach and Results Within Model States
Spreading the Model to Partner States
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Alignment With Existing Entities
Lessons Learned From IMPaCT About PCEPs
Conclusions and Implications
Key Questions for Sustainability and Expansion
The authors thank all of the investigators and partnerships who worked on the AHRQ Infrastructure for Maintaining Primary Care Transformation (IMPaCT) grants for their primary care extension efforts.
Prepared for: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857. www.ahrq.gov
Source: This report was prepared by Abt Associates and the MacColl Center for Healthcare Innovation under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), Rockville, MD, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Contract No. HHSA-290-2010-00004-I, Task Order No. 10).
Disclaimer: The findings and conclusions in this document are those of the authors, who are responsible for its content, and do not necessarily represent the views of AHRQ. No statement in this report should be construed as an official position of AHRQ or of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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