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Maximizing Health Care for Colorado’s Underserved


Description

This operational handbook for safety-net medical homes describes the experience of Doctors Care, a community-funded, nonprofit organization that helps underserved children, adults, and families receive the medical attention they need. The handbook can help program managers maximize health care for the uninsured without overwhelming participating doctors, while also managing patient expectations.

It is organized into the following sections:
  • Doctors Care History: Celebrating 25 Years
  • Getting Started
  • Infrastructure and Operations
  • Patient Care Coordination and Patient Accountability
  • Recruiting Partner Providers
  • Sustainability
  • Lessons Learned
  • Final Thoughts
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Organizational Chart

Developer

Doctors Care

Funding Sources

Kaiser Permanente


QualityTool Topic

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Related Resources

Additional resources are available at: http://www.maximizinghealthcare.org/resources/index.htm.

History

  • Release Date: 03/2013
  • Original Summary: 09/2013
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Last updated: February 12, 2014.