Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH)
PCMH is a comprehensive care delivery model designed to improve the quality of primary care services for TennCare members, the capabilities of and practice standards of primary care providers, and the overall value of health care delivered to the TennCare population.
Tennessee has built on existing PCMH efforts by providers and payers in the state to create a robust PCMH program that features alignment across critical elements. To date, approximately 37% of TennCare Members (over 700,000) are attributed to one of the 83 PCMH-participating organizations at over 480 locations throughout the state. PCMH providers commit to member centered access, team-based care, population health management, care management support, care coordination, performance measurement and quality improvement. Participating providers receive training and technical assistance, quarterly reports with actionable data, and access to the Care Coordination Tool. These providers are compensated with ongoing financial support and an opportunity for an annual outcome payment based on quality and efficiency performance.
The selection process for the TennCare PCMH program is managed by the health plans (MCOs); each MCO will determine which organizations to include for PCMH participation. MCOs will manage their PCMH networks and may contract with preferred provider partners and/or increase membership to strong PCMHs.
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View past conference and webinar recordings by visiting the PCMH & THL Learning & Training page.
PCMH COVID-19 Impact Outcome Payment Memo – August 2021
PCMH Provider Operating Manual 2022 v1.0
PCMH Provider Operating Manual 2023
2023 PCMH Adult Organization Core Quality Metrics
2023 PCMH Family Organization Core Quality Metrics
2023 PCMH Pediatric Organization Core Quality Metrics
PCMH & THL Efficiency Threshold Guidance for PY 2023