New Primary Care Survey Results Show Patients’ Physical and Mental Health Declining

Primary Care System is Buckling, Compromising Its Ability to Handle Challenges
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and The American Cancer Society is urging women to talk to their doctors to find out what's best for them

Breast Cancer Screening is Still Important During the COVID-19 Pandemic

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, elective medical procedures, including cancer screening, were largely put on hold to prioritize urgent needs and reduce the risk of the spread of COVID-19 in healthcare settings. One consequence of this has been a substantial decline in cancer screening.

Survey Finds Employers Remain Committed to Health Benefits, Focused on New Payment Strategies and Open to Government Reforms

National Alliance purchaser poll found caregiving benefits have tripled since COVID-19

WASHINGTON – September 29, 2020 – Faced with record disruption in healthcare services and the economic downturn, employers are staying the course or accelerating (71% for 2021 and 63% for 2022) their health benefit strategies. These are among the findings of a survey of employers and other private purchasers of health care conducted by the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions (National Alliance, an Executive Member of the PCC) and its members.

Primary Care Has Not Fully Bounced Back, According to New Survey

Weaknesses Remain as U.S. Approaches Winter Flu Season
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Primary Care Largely Open but Struggling

Patients’ Health and Social Conditions are Grave and Worsening
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Primary Care Remains Weakened in Fight Against COVID-19

Summer Resurgence of Cases May Not Give Primary Care Time to Bounce Back

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2020 – The Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), today released new data showing nearly 9 in 10 primary care practices continue to face significant difficulties with COVID-19, including obtaining medical supplies, meeting the increasing health needs of their patients, and finding sufficient resources to remain operational.

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