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This report analyzes earlier primary care prospective payment models and offers lessons and insights for designing a prospective payment for primary care that will facilitate the delivery of comprehensive, coordinated, and patient-centered primary care. More
Future federal COVID-19 recovery and stimulus efforts—whether new funds or allocation of existing ones—should prioritize primary care practices, their workforce, and the patients they serve. More
In this report, RAND reviews how leading states and payers are collecting alternative payment model data on primary care and makes recommendations to standardize the information gathering and reporting process. More
Lisa Dulsky Watkins, MD, summarizes the key findings of a recent brief on three value-based primary care programs involving Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. More
This issue brief looks at data from three Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield value-based primary care programs, finding reduced beneficiary spending, as well as a 2:1 return on investment. More
A new package of Milbank Memorial Fund publications highlights Maryland’s health policy innovations, including its advanced primary care program and all-payer hospital model. More
When Maryland launched its advanced primary care program in 2019 to improve population health outcomes and reduce unnecessary hospital use, no one anticipated it would prove as useful as it has in helping practices adapt to COVID-19. More
The Maryland Primary Care Program (MDPCP) aims to make strategic investments in primary care practices and build a resilient statewide infrastructure to prevent and manage chronic disease. More
Ten years ago, Rhode Island instituted health care “affordability standards” for commercial health insurers to encourage them to improve the affordability of their health plans, as well as enhance health care quality and consumer protections. The Rhode Island Office of Health Insurance Commissioner (OHIC) recently updated these standards, continuing its primary care funding requirement and adding important new provisions designed to facilitate behavioral health integration and accelerate the adoption of payment reforms. More
Like New Orleans 15 years ago, the United States has an opportunity in the wake of disaster to prioritize health care services that most benefit population health. More
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