CSHC Awarded PCMH PRIME Certification


December 5, 2016 - Codman Square Health Center has been certified as Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) PRIME by the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission. The designation as a PCMH PRIME location indicates high level PCMH practices that demonstrate the integration of behavioral health into their primary care.

PCMH PRIME promotes best practices for integrating behavioral health care into a patient-centered primary care setting. The program provides benefits to practices and their patients by:

  • Supporting the use of evidence-based guidelines in treating patients.
  • Helping increase patient access to behavioral health care services. 
  • Recognizing practices that deliver comprehensive care by addressing both physical and behavioral health in the practice setting. 
  • Helping practices identify behavioral health issues before they become acute, resulting in better outcomes and improved patient experience. 

This certification reiterates Codman’s innovation in primary care and the high level of integrated services offered to our patients.