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December 2023 Jonathan Staloff, Max Birger, Lingmei Zhou, Ashok Reddy, Christopher Chen, Judy Zerzan-Thul, Joshua M. Liao,
A new versatile, three-step approach to identifying primary care services in claims data incorporates information about clinician, organization, and facility types and better reflects real-world practice. More
October 2022 Samuel Han,
Last June, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health requested input from the public — including providers, payers, purchasers, advocates researchers, and others — about the federal government’s role in strengthening primary health care. 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
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
January 2021 Alessa Erawan,
A recent report commissioned by the New England States Consortium Systems Organization (NESCSO), with support from the Milbank Memorial Fund, found that spending on primary care in six New England States varies widely from 4.9% to 8%, representing an average of 5.5% of overall health care spending. More
The Delaware Department of Insurance Office of Value-Based Healthcare Delivery has recommended three “affordability standards,” including a… More
November 2020 Michael Bailit,
Strengthening primary care in the United States has been a prominent health policy topic for more than 13 years, tracing back to the publication of… More
January 2020 Rachel Block,
Three new state reports—from Colorado, Vermont, and Maine—offer recommendations on how to measure and increase statewide investments in primary care. More
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