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Humana Medicare Advantage members receiving value-based care had more preventive care, lower costs and better outcomes in 2020 compared to those in traditional Medicare, according to Humana’s latest annual value-based care report.
A collaborative effort from all parts of the health care system, including employers, health plans, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), is warranted to address growing feelings of mistrust among patients, said Daniel Wolfson, executive...
A new health-equity scorecard released Nov. 18 by the Commonwealth Fund finds deep-seated racial and ethnic health inequities in all 50 states and the District of Columbia — disparities that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic...
Health care costs rise every year, but the nation’s biggest employers still see insurance coverage as an important benefit to provide. They just struggle getting the health care system to deliver what their workers need, according...
WASHINGTON, November 11, 2021—Leaders from the membership of the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) and other healthcare stakeholder groups gathered Nov. 9 and 10 in an online working summit to consider payment and investment reforms to...
The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) announced today the recipient one of its three annual awards for 2021. The awards recognize individuals and a practice in the primary care community that exemplify excellence in providing high-value...
The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) announced today the recipient one of its three annual awards for 2021. The awards recognize individuals and a practice in the primary care community that exemplify excellence in providing high-value...
The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) announced today the recipient one of its three annual awards for 2021. The awards recognize individuals and a practice in the primary care community that exemplify excellence in providing high-value...
At the time of this writing, the processes of approving COVID-19 booster shots for eligible populations and initial doses for children between the ages of 5 and 11 have moved forward.   In anticipation of the authorization of the COVID-19...
Congress has turned its attention to a budget reconciliation package (H.R. 5376, Build Back Better Act).  After tough intra-party negotiations, Democrats are now contemplating legislation with between $1.5 and $2.0 trillion. The pressure...
Last week, the CMS Innovation Center released a refreshed strategic vision for the agency that hopes to achieve equitable outcomes through high-quality, affordable and person-centered care. In the document, the Innovation Center identifies...
  Sens. Todd Young (R-Indiana) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) introduced the bipartisan Social Determinants Accelerator Act, a PCC-supported Senate companion bill to the Social Determinants Accelerator Act of 2021 (H.R.2503) initially...
  American Academy of Pediatrics released a new study that found that over 140,000 children experienced the death of a parent or grandparent caregiver during the COVID-19 pandemic and the risk of losing a caregiver was much higher for...
The following is republished from the October issue of the enewsletter to PCC Executive Members. Each issue of the newsletter features a short profile of an individual who works in primary care. It is a way of recognizing the dedication...
The findings of a web-based survey conducted in March 2021 by the 2020-2021 American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Vaccine Science Fellows suggest that vaccine confidence since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic either increased or...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2021—Following is a statement by Ann Greiner, president and CEO of the PCC, on the release today of The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMS Innovation...
The PCC and some of its Executive Members joined many other healthcare-related organizations in a Sept. 30 letter as part of the Coalition to Improve Diagnosis, an initiative of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, to leaders of...
WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2021—A new report, Primary Care and COVID-19: It’s Complicated—Leveraging Primary Care, Public Health, and Social Assets, shows that primary care and other factors in the health system were effective in mitigating the...
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Check back regularly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous clinician survey, see Round 30 Results. The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to regularly survey primary...

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