PCC's Medicare PFS Comments Stress Investment in Primary Care, Health Equity

In comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, PCC urged both transformative reforms and immediate steps to strengthen primary care for all communities. Noting that the COVID-19 pandemic hit hardest in those communities facing persistent inequity, PCC called out continuing underinvestment in primary care and called for “pathways to rapidly transition away from a predominantly fee-for-service system.” PCC also offered detailed comment on Medicare telehealth, tele-mental health, vaccination, and health equity policy.

Read the full PCC comment letter

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