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The Commonwealth Fund: 5 Reasons Why Community Health Centers Are Becoming Medical Homes

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  1. The Affordable Care Act may significantly increase the demand for services offered by safety-net providers.
  2. Helps health centers meet their clients’ care needs in a more coordinated, effective way.
  3. Better preparation to undertake quality improvement activities, which can improve health outcomes and lower costs.
  4. Improves access to behavioral health services and dental care
  5. Can provide access to the nonmedical services that many low-income people need, such as transportation, nutritious food, and supportive housing.

Source: The Commonwealth Fund, September 25, 2015
Source URL: http://www.commonwealthfund.org/publications/lists/community...

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