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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
May 2022 Rachel Block,
Evidence suggests strong primary care is foundational to health system transformation. It can help people lead long, healthy lives and improve 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
January 2022 Maanasa Kona, Megan Houston, Nia Gooding,
Read a set of… More
December 2021 Christopher F. Koller,
Does primary care, and by extension all of health care, exist to meet the needs of the community or the individual? More
December 2021 William Golden,
The HCP-LAN can be a pivotal force in reenergizing health care by promoting payment for evidence-based opportunities for better patient-centered operations in organizations large and small. More
May 2021 Christopher F. Koller,
Like one of those impressive but forlorn polar bears pacing back and forth on a shrinking ice floe, much of primary care practice seems trapped in a fee-for-service payment system that’s bobbing in the ever-expanding sea of our health care economy. More
May 2021 Greg Howe, Anne Smithey, Rob Houston,
This brief by the Center for Health Care Strategies’ Greg Howe, Anne Smithey, and Rob Houston examines state Medicaid agencies’ decision-making around participating in federal multipayer primary care models. More
This e-book aims to put a spotlight on (1) the ways in which countries failed or succeeded in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic, (2) how primary care innovated in response to the pandemic, (3) lessons learned that might inform approaches to confronting future catastrophes, and (4) the ways in which innovation has served as a tool for driving health equity. More
April 2021 Martha Hostetter, Sarah Klein,
In Nebraska, a cadre of independent clinicians, health plan administrators, with a state legislator have partnered over the last decade to strengthen the state’s primary care infrastructure. In a new article, Martha Hostetter and Sarah Klein look at the progress advanced by these leaders, who are working today with the dean of the University of Nebraska’s School of Public Health to align health plans and providers around shared population health goals. More
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