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Video: Impact of COVID-19 on Advanced Primary Care and Medical Homes

Presentation at the Virtual Summit on Health System Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic

This video begins with a short interview of Michael Lipp, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI).

The interview is followed by a panel discussion (beginning at 15:31) that addresses advanced primary care and medical homes and how they have responded to COVID-19.

Moderator: Ann Greiner, PCC's President and CEO

Panelists:

More Than One-Third of Primary Care Clinicians Not Ready for Next COVID-19 Surge

New survey data shows primary care practices do not have the necessary equipment to prepare for the current surge or second wave of COVID-19 pandemic predicted this fall

WASHINGTON (July 1, 2020) – The Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) and 3rd Conversation, today released new data showing that more than 35 percent of primary care clinicians report practices are not ready to address the increased patient need as the U.S. experiences a summer surge in COVID-19 cases.

News Author: 
PCPCC

Primary Care & COVID-19: Week 15 Survey

Corona Virus

Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates.
For data from the previous survey, see Week 14 Results.

Who replied to the survey in Week 15?

The Larry A. Green Center, the Primary Care Collaborative and 3rd Conversation are partnering to regularly survey primary care clinicians and patients to better understand the impact of COVID-19 in real time.

PCC Among 340 Organizations Sending Letter to Congress Urging Action on Telehealth

Congress Must Act to Ensure Patients and Providers Don’t Fall Off the 'Telehealth Cliff' When Public Health Emergency Ends

PCC is among the 340 organizations that sent a letter today urging congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities created during the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. Organizations signing this multi-stakeholder letter include national and regional organizations representing a full range of healthcare stakeholders and all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Primary Care & COVID-19: June 26 Update

Corona Virus

Check back weekly for the latest survey results and updates.
For the previous survey data, see Week 14 Results.

No new survey reports this week

The Larry A. Green Center, the Primary Care Collaborative and 3rd Conversation are partnering to regularly survey primary care clinicians and patients to better understand the impact of COVID-19 in real time.

Declines in Patient Visits during COVID-19 Shutdowns Projected to Cost U.S. Primary Care $15 Billion in Revenue by Year’s End

Primary care practices are projected to lose more than $65,000 in revenue per full-time physician in 2020, following drastic declines in office visits and fees for services from March to May during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a study led by researchers in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical School.

News Author: 
Harvard Medical School

PCC Statement on Racism and Equity

In the wake of police brutality and pervasive racial injustice, which has spurred numerous, ongoing demonstrations across the country, the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) reaffirms its commitment to racial equality.

Coronavirus could change how you go to the doctor

WASHINGTON  —  Even as hospitals and physicians’ offices nationwide struggle to stay afloat amid the downturn caused by coronavirus, a small group of clinics is thriving, sustained by a model of care that many experts hope could reshape medicine once the current crisis passes.

These clinics have not only kept their doors open; in many cases they’ve expanded services, stepping up contact with patients and making home deliveries of food, medicine and other essentials.

News Author: 
Noam Levey

Miss the Primary Care in the Time of COVID-19 Twitter Chat? Here’s How You Can Revisit It

Saved Q&A Contains a Wealth of Resources, Articles, Programs and Initiatives

On June 18, PCC joined many other leading organizations in the primary care community in an hour-long chat on Twitter about the current and future state of primary care during the coronavirus pandemic.

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