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E.06.c.

Comprehensiveness of care.

E.06.b.

Accessibility to care.

E.06.a.

Patient/primary care provider relationship.

E.06.

In addition to the Standards presented in Chapter 5.1, the Medical Home's quality improvement program includes at least one study every three years  on each of the following topics:

E.05.

The Medical Home assesses and continously improves the services it provides; measurements, quality studies, data trending, and benchmarking are key tools in a quality improvement/management program.

E.04.e.

Appropriate management of patient referrals (avoidance of unnecessary referrals).

E.04.d.

Absence of clinically unnecessary diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.

E.04.c.

Appropriate ordering of diagnostic tests.

E.04.b.

Medication review and update including prescription, over-the-counter, and diet supplements, and if indicated, use of recreational drugs and substances.

E.04.a.

Appropriate and timely diagnosis based on findings of the current history and physical examination.

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