Value of Community Health Centers Study
A Review of Recent Research on Health Center Cost of Care
This study analyzed Medi-Cal claims data from Partnership Health Plan of California (PHC), a public/private organization designed to provide a cost-effective healthcare delivery system to Medi-Cal recipients in California’s Solano, Napa, Yolo, and Sonoma Counties in California. The findings align with other studies demonstrating a lower monthly cost per Medicaid member.
Value of Community Health Centers Partnership HealthPlan of California Case StudyThe California Primary Care Association (CPCA) has recognized that if federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) are strategically going to work towards Triple Aim goals of improved patient care, improved health, and improved cost effectiveness, one first step is to understand FQHC patients’ total system utilization and associated costs.