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Medical home models cut health care costs, study finds
A study by HealthPartners Research Foundation showed that patient-centered medical homes may help reduce total and outpatient care costs for individuals with complex conditions. Researchers said PCMHs helped curb overall costs by $446 per patient in 2005 and by $184 in 2009, while outpatient expenses were lowered by $241 per patient in 2005 and $54 in 2009. Patients with complex cases were defined as those taking at least seven medications.  BeckersHospitalReview.com (12/17)