2017 - Competency TC-C

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TC 09 (Core): Has a process for informing patients/families/caregivers about the role of the medical home and provides patients/families/caregivers materials that contain the information.

The documented process includes providing patients/families/caregivers with information about the role and responsibilities of the medical home. The practice is encouraged to provide the information in multiple formats, to accommodate patient preference and language needs.

The information that the practice provides should at minimum include information on after-hours access, practice scope of services, evidence-based care, availability of education and self-management support and practice points of contact.