The Medicaid Pediatric Primary Care Rate Supplement program is live. This program will provide monthly payments to pediatric primary care providers based on the number of RI Medicaid-covered children served by the practice, and awarded upon demonstration of performance improvement on a standardized measure of primary care access.
Almost four months into the Diabetes Health Equity Challenge, the two teams have made tremendous progress towards developing and implementing their action plans. Teams met on August 12 for their last Momentum Call prior to the final September 18 learning collaborative.
RI American Academy of Pediatrics (RIAAP) leadership has been working closely with the Governor's Office, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, and Rhode Island Department of Health to develop and implement action plans that support primary care practices in their efforts to provide well-child care within the primary care patient-centere
Working with the Core Telehealth Planning Committee, CTC-RI has developed a Primary Care Telehealth Practice Needs Assessment/Patient Engagement Surveys (including patients that have and have not used telehealth services), that has been field-tested by Providence Community Health Center.
The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative is to lead the transformation of primary care in Rhode Island in the context of an integrated health care system; and to improve the quality of care, the patient experience of care, the affordability of care, and the health of the populations we serve.