URAC has finalized and released its standards for a patient-centered health care home. The standards include the following topics:

  • Organizational core
  • Partnership agreement
  • Patient Registry
  • Access to services
  • Community services and resources
  • Managing tests and results
  • Referral process
  • Wellness and health promotion
  • Individual care management
  • Coordination of care
  • Self-management support
  • Electronic patient registry
  • Electronic communications portal
  • Electronic prescribing and dispensing
  • Electronic health records
  • Performance reporting

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A toolkit, which includes details on each of the standards and additional information about measures used in the standards, is available for a fee from URAC.

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