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Md. Code Ann., Health-Gen. § 19-1A-02 - Participation in program

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The Health Care Commission must establish the Maryland Patient Centered Medical Home Program to promote development of patient centered medical homes. A health insurer may elect to participate in the Program. The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene may require managed care organizations and Medicaid participating carriers and recipients to participate in the Program.  
The term “patient centered medical home” is defined in MD. CODE ANN., HEALTH-GEN. § 19-1A-01 as a primary care practice organized to provide a first, coordinated, ongoing, and comprehensive source of care to patients to: (1) Foster a partnership with a qualifying individual; (2) coordinate health care services for a qualifying individual; and (3) exchange medical information with carriers, other providers, and qualifying individuals.

Current as of June 2015