Quality health care is the foundation of a healthy society, but unfortunately, those living in rural Oklahoma lack access to the same level of care that urban areas enjoy. With long travel times and limited medical professionals, getting the care you need can be difficult, especially for those with chronic illnesses. Fortunately, there is an answer. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) and its partners developed Pcnok—a comprehensive patient care network specifically geared towards Oklahomans. This innovative program provides a one-stop shop for all of your healthcare needs, from preventive and primary care to behavioral health and physical therapy services. Read on to learn more about how Pcnok can help you stay healthy and connected in rural Oklahoma.
What is Pcnok?
The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) is a model of care that puts patients at the center of their own health care. The PCMH model is based on the premise that patients are best served when they have a continuous, coordinated relationship with a primary care provider. In addition to providing comprehensive and coordinated care, PCMHs also emphasize preventive care and patient education.
The Oklahoma State Department of Health has developed the Pcnok program to help Oklahomans receive high-quality, patient-centered medical care. The Pcnok program is a statewide network of primary care providers who have agreed to provide comprehensive, coordinated, patient-centered medical homes for their patients. By joining the Pcnok network, these providers are committed to working together to improve the overall health of Oklahomans.
What services does Pcnok provide?
Pcnok is a comprehensive patient care network that provides a variety of services to Oklahomans. These services include primary care, specialty care, behavioral health, and social services. Pcnok also offers a variety of programs and services aimed at improving the overall health of Oklahomans.
Who is eligible for Pcnok?
Patients who are Oklahoma residents and have been diagnosed with a qualifying condition by a licensed Oklahoma physician are eligible for Pcnok. Qualifying conditions include:
-High blood pressure
-Mental health conditions
Patients must also be income eligible, which means their household income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty level.
How to sign up for Pcnok
If you’re an Oklahoma resident looking for a comprehensive patient care network, you can sign up for Pcnok. Pcnok is a statewide program that provides access to quality health care for Oklahomans of all ages.
To sign up for Pcnok, you’ll need to provide some basic information about yourself and your family. You’ll also need to create an account and select a primary care provider. Once you’ve done this, you can start using the Pcnok network to schedule appointments, view your medical records, and more.
PCNOK is a comprehensive patient care network for Oklahomans that has the potential to greatly improve access to quality healthcare across the state. By connecting patients and providers, PCNOK will enable people to find the right healthcare provider and receive timely, appropriate treatment. It also helps reduce administrative costs and streamlines communication between providers. Ultimately, PCNOK will help ensure that Oklahoma residents can easily access quality healthcare when they need it most.