This technical assistance brief summarizes information gathered from the Health Homes Pace Car Rapid Learning Network, a call series for a small group of Medicaid programs leading the way in health home program development and implementation. The February 14, 2012 call featured Missouri and Rhode Island as the first two states to operate health home programs. The call captured 10 key lessons from their experiences developing health home provider networks.

This resource was developed by the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) for the Health Home Information Resource Center, made possible by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The Health Home Information Resource Center helps states develop health home models of care for high-need, high-cost Medicaid beneficiaries. Technical assistance is coordinated by Mathematica Policy Research and CHCS.