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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...
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...
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!
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...
WASHINGTON, DC – The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC), a leading primary care advocacy organization, today announced that Bill Kramer, the Executive Director for National Health Policy at the Pacific Business Group on...
Baltimore, MD (April 05, 2018) - CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst), the region’s largest not-for-profit insurer, plans to award $1.5 million over two years to programs increasing access to substance use disorder services –...
WASHINGTON, March 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of leading healthcare organizations have joined together to form Aligning for Health (AFH), a coalition seeking to improve health outcomes and lower the cost of care by developing a path...
The Academy is launching a bold new research initiative to protect children from firearm injuries. Approaching these injuries as a public health epidemic, the Gun Safety and Injury Prevention Research Initiative will bring together...
Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), have requested a bipartisan dialogue with Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on continuing progress in reforming the way Americans pay for and are...
PCDC is among several leading organizations urging New York State elected officials to oppose a $20 million reduction to Patient-Centered Medical Home incentive payments.
Paul Grundy, MD, MPH FACOEM FACPM, the "godfather" of the Patient Centered Medical Home movement and member of the Institute of Medicine, was hired by HealthTeamWorks as the Global Director of Healthcare Transformation. Paul joins the...
Today health care is not achieving its potential for individuals or the population as a whole. However, it seems that some large purchasers of health care are now ready to reject this model. As a long-time advocate for older Americans and...
On February 14, 17 children and adults at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, lost their lives at the hands of an individual with an assault weapon. Thousands of children across the country went to school that...
WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, a partnership of organizations that promote women’s health announced the launch of a new campaign called Care Women Deserve, which aims to educate people about the vital preventive services available to women with...
WASHINGTON –  The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) this week called on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to maintain progress on its efforts to drive the shift to value, while empowering beneficiaries...
WASHINGTON, DC –  Today, at the Health Affairs Briefing - “Choosing Wisely: Opportunity and Challenges in Curbing Medical Overuse” - the Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) announced its partnership with the American Board...

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