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July 17, 2019 (Washington, D.C.) – Increased spending on primary care is associated with decreases in emergency department visits and hospitalizations, according to The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative’s (PCPCC) 2019 Evidence...
The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) applauds Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Vermont Governor Phil Scott for signing into law legislation in their respective states that will enhance primary care services and payment...
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“Primary care is a small slice of health spending overall, but it has a significant impact on downstream costs and quality.” - Alex M. Azar II, Secretary of HHS Washington, DC--April 23, 2019– The Patient-Centered...
March 26, 2019 The Honorable Seema Verma Administrator Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services US Department of Health & Human Services Hubert H. Humphrey Building 200 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 Adam Boehler...
JOURNAL: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine FUNDERS: National Institutes of Health, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation While sleep questionnaires are commonly completed by children...
Good health literacy is associated with better adherence to blood pressure medications among Hispanic individuals with high blood pressure, finds a study by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and Columbia University School of Nursing....
Good health literacy is associated with better adherence to blood pressure medications among Hispanic individuals with high blood pressure, finds a study by NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing and Columbia University School of Nursing....
Washington, DC -- The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) applauds Delaware’s Primary Care Reform Collaborative (Collaborative) for its recommendations to invest more in primary care to meet the medical, behavioral, and...
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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 CONTACT: Allison Gross, (202) 417-2075, [email protected] WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) announced the recipients of its 2018 advanced primary...
For Immediate Release: CONTACT: Allison Gross; (202) 417-2075; [email protected]  Washington, DC (August 29, 2018) - The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) applauds Delaware Governor John Carney Jr. for signing into law...
CMS administrator, Seema Verma, recently announced proposed rule changes impacting Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). In her announcement, Ms. Verma recognizes that physician-led ACOs achieve greater savings than other types of ACOs. In...
CONTACT: Allison Gross, (202) 417-2075, [email protected] Public and private policymakers have spent more than a decade transforming care delivery and exploring alternative payment models to improve the quality of care. Two of the most...
PCPCC received $250,000 from the Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award in June 2018. The award will fund a 17-month project entitled, Promoting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Dissemination.  The project aims to build PCPCC’s...
  PCPCC STATEMENT ON RISK ADJUSTMENT FUNDING The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) appreciates the announcement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that it will reissue, with additional explanation,...
WASHINGTON —  Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and IBM Watson Health announced the extension of a public-private partnership to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to help interpret cancer data in the treatment of Veteran...
This is an important new report from PCDC. It further proves that primary care is critical to creating healthy communities, ensuring health equity, and reducing health care costs!
New research from Avalere finds that proposed 2019 exchange premiums for the most popular exchange plans (silver-level plans) are 15% higher, on average, compared to 2018 final premiums. If approved, average silver-level exchange plan...
CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) issued a new report today documenting  how physician leadership is advancing the fight against the opioid epidemic. The report, which is being released as the U.S. Department of Health and...
“Americans will have access to essential primary care and preventive health services under the Primary Care Patient Protection Act of 2018, introduced this week by U.S. Representatives Brad Schneider (D-Illinois) and Elise Stefanik (R-New...

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