Children receiving care through a patient-centered medical home (PCMH) practice in 2015 to 2016 were more likely to receive preventive health counseling than children seen in non-PCMH practices that were participating in one of two quality-related activities. The health counseling topics included healthy eating, exercise, wearing a bicycle helmet, use of age-appropriate car safety devices, and not smoking in the home. Adolescents receiving care through a PCMH were more likely to receive counseling on smoking, exercise, and eating healthy than adolescents seen at other practices. The findings are . . .
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