2008: The National Committee for Quality Assurance begins offering a PCMH recognition program.
Explore This IssueNovember 2010
March 2010: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act becomes law. It includes provisions promoting medical homes.
June 2010:The federal government invites states to apply for a multi-payer primary care practice demonstration to test medical homes.
Sources: AAFP, “The Patient Centered Medical Home: History, Seven Core Features, Evidence and Transformational Change,” Robert Graham Center, November 2007; “History of the Medical Home Concept,” Pediatrics, May 2004