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Table 1 Characteristics of LEAP Practice Sites

From: Effective team-based primary care: observations from innovative practices

Organizational Type
 Federally Qualified Health Center 15 (50%)
 Private Practice  
  Multi-specialty Group 9 (30%)
  Primary Care 6 (20%)
Residency Training Program
 Medical 4 (13%)
 Nurse Practitioner 1 (3%)
 No residency 25 (83%)
Region
 New England (MA, ME,NH) 5 (17%)
 Middle Atlantic (NY, PA,WV,DC) 7 (23%)
 Southeast (SC,LA) 2 (7%)
 Midwest (OH,IN,IA,WI,MN) 5 (17%)
 Southwest (TX,NM,CO) 5 (17%)
 Pacific Coast (CA,OR,WA) 6 (20%)
Location
 Urban 9 (30%)
 Suburban 8 (27%)
 Rural 11 (37%)
 Multiple 2 (7%)
Number of Sites in the Practice Organization
 One 7 (23%)
 2–5 6 (20%)
 6–10 8 (27%)
 11–20 4 (13%)
 21+ 5 (17%)
Panel Size per full-time PCP
  < 1500 10 (33%)
 1500–1999 9 (30%)
 2000–2500 10 (33%)
  > 2500 1 (3%)
PCMH Certification
 NCQA level 3 20 (67%)
 JCAHO 1 (3%)
 State Certification 3 (10%)
 No PCMH Certification 6 (20%)