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Table 2 Variation in target populations for 12 VA medical centers that expanded home-based primary care to rural American Indian reservations

From: Barriers and facilitators to implementation of VA home-based primary care on American Indian reservations: a qualitative multi-case study

  VAMC 1 VAMC 2 VAMC 3 VAMC 4 VAMC 5 VAMC 6 VAMC 7 VAMC 8 VAMC 9 VAMC 10 VAMC 11 VAMC 12
Population served by:
 IHS      x x x    x x x
 THP   x x x     x     
Population: Multiple Tribes x    x     x x   x  
Active IHS/THP users at initiation of HBPC expansiona <5000b 10,000–30,000 5000–10,000 <5000 10,000–30,000 <5000 <5000 <5000 5000–10,000 >100,000 >100,000 10,000–30,000
Distance in miles from VAMC to furthest IHS/THP clinics in HBPC catchment area <50 50–100 50–100 >200 100–200 50–100 100–200 50–100 100–200 100–200 >200 50–100
Existing clinical relationship between VAMC and IHS/THP (e.g., cost sharing, joint privileging)   x        x    x
  1. aHealthcare Patient Information from Department of Health & Human Services Final User Population Estimates 2010 Report [32]
  2. bTribes not serviced by IHS or THP