FQHC Advanced Primary Care Practice Demonstration

The Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Advanced Primary Care Practice demonstration will show how the patient-centered medical home model can improve quality of care, promote better health, and lower costs.

The Participating FQHCs

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There are 434 participating sites involved in the FQHC Advanced Primary Care Practice Demonstration. (List)
To view an interactive map of this Model, visit the Where Innovation is Happening page.


Initiative Details

This demonstration project, operated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in partnership with the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA), will test the effectiveness of doctors and other health professionals working in teams to coordinate and improve care for up to 195,000 Medicare patients. 

Participating FQHCs are expected to achieve Level 3 patient-centered medical home recognition, help patients manage chronic conditions, as well as actively coordinate care for patients. To help participating FQHCs make these investments in patient care and infrastructure, they will be paid a monthly care management fee for each eligible Medicare beneficiary receiving primary care services. In return, FQHCs agree to adopt care coordination practices that are recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). 

CMS and HRSA will provide technical assistance to help FQHCs achieve these goals.

Additional Information:

For more information on this effort, including archived information, visit the CMS.gov FQHC program page.