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August 2022 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Megan Houston, Emma Walsh-Alker,
This case study of Baltimore City, Maryland, is the second in a series of case studies designed to assess the effectiveness of various policy initiatives to expand access to primary care in a region, particularly for underserved populations. More
August 2022 Nicolette E. Wise, Karly Campbell,
Engaging health care providers, community-based organizations, and other state agency partners to address Medicaid members’ nonmedical risk factors is essential to delivering on TennCare’s mission of providing high-quality and cost-effective care. More
June 2022 Pam Curtis, Dan Vizzini, Beth Church,
With support from the Center for Evidence-based Policy, the MPC developed this Framework for Integration of Whole-Person Care (adapted from the work of Thomas Bodenheimer and colleagues). The Framework provides a roadmap for primary care practices as they seek to provide advanced levels of care, including the integration of behavioral and social health, and it prepares them to receive more advanced models of payment. More
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the critical role that primary care plays in guarding the health and well-being of all people. As a result, an… More
Millions of Americans have unmet social needs that can affect their physical and mental health. More
May 2022 Maanasa Kona, Jalisa Clark, Megan Houston, Emma Walsh-Alker,
This case study of rural Grant County, New Mexico is the first in a series of case studies designed to assess the effectiveness of various policy initiatives to expand access to primary care in a region, particularly for underserved populations. More
On February 24, during Innovation and Integration: Addressing the U.S. Mental Health Crisis through Primary Care Partnerships, the second event in Blue Shield California and Milbank Memorial Fund–sponsored Primary Care Payment Innovation series, participants discussed how partnerships, payment innovation, and digital health in primary care can help to address mental health. More
March 2022 Anna Adams, Danielle Peereboom, Marty Williams, Brian Kegley, Richard Shonk, MD, PhD,
Standardization of claims data aggregation, measure alignment, and consistency of goals are important if multipayer primary care transformation is to be expanded and sustainable. More
Despite evidence that primary care improves the health of populations and reduces health inequities, primary care in the United States is in a… More
January 2022 Maanasa Kona, Megan Houston, Nia Gooding,
Read a set of… More
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