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Improving Primary Care: CSI Project

Rhode Island Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative

What is a patient-centered medical home?  

The Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative (CSI) Project convened by the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner announced the addition of three more primary care practices to the project, bringing the total number of participating sites in the all payer patient centered medical home initiative to 16.

     CSI-RI expansion press release 7 30 12

Deloitte Issue Brief  

The Rhode Island Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative: A Multi-Payer Demonstration of the Patient-Centered Medical Home 2011

     Snapshot of CSI - Jan 2011

CSI Project gets Medicare Funding

     CMS PRESS RELEASE NOVEMBER 16, 2010


The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announced Today the RI's Chronic Care Sustainability Initaitive was one of eight all payer patient centered medical home projects in the country selected for participation in the Medicare Advanced Primary Care Practice (MAPCP) project.

     Health Leaders April 26, 2010
     CSI Proof in Practice
     Sen Whitehouse Grant Press Release Nov 17, 2010
     Health Leaders April 26, 2010
     PBN - Chronic Care Sustainability a success
     CSI Proof in Practice
     CSI Proof in Practice
     PBN - Chronic Care Sustainability a success

Primary Care is the only part of the medical system where an increased supply is associated with lower community health care costs and better health care quality. Yet experts acknowledge that our fee for service payment system encourages procedures, discourages prevention and vastly underpays for primary care. Here in Rhode Island we are trying to change that. Under the leadership of the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, Health Plans are paying more and differently for excellent primary care. Read more below."

January 29, 2010
First Annual CSI-RI Forum: The "Rhode" to the Patient-Centered Medical Home 

2009

The Rhode Island Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative: A Multi-payer Pilot of the Patient-Centered Medical Home Project Summary: November, 2009

     The RI Chronic Care Sustainability Initiative Summary
 

2008

     Modern Healthcare 112408 CSI RI Story
     NENG All Payor Medical Homes Pilot 11-06-08 Story
     CSI Translating Med Home Principles into a Pmt Pilot

2006

The Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner will direct Rhode Island's Regional Quality Improvement project with the management support of Quality Partners of Rhode Island (Quality Partners). This two-year project will result in the formation of a sustainable body of key stakeholders and the development of a coordinated system to align performance standards and financial incentives among Rhode Island's health plans, purchasers and providers for the delivery of high quality ambulatory care for chronic illness throughout our state.

     RQI summary
     RQI Grant Summary

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