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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...
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Download the Round 32 Clinician Survey Executive Summary (includes select open-ended answers to survey questions)        
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...
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...
Corona Virus
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...
WASHINGTON, October 11, 2021—Recently released data from a survey of primary care clinicians in mid-August by the Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), shows that primary care remains resilient...
18% of health care workers have quit their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, while another 12% have been laid off. Among health care workers who have kept their jobs during the pandemic, 31% have considered leaving. 79% of...
Corona Virus
Check back regularly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous clinician survey, see Round 29 Results. The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to regularly survey primary...
At the time of writing, the fate of the U.S. House of Representatives’ reconciliation package is uncertain. The timing and outcome of a promised House vote on the Senate-passed bipartisan infrastructure bill, the Infrastructure Investment...
On Sept. 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) authorized COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for recipients of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at least six months following their shot. The CDC recommendations open a third...
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, Innovaccer Inc., the Health Cloud company, announced that it is profiled on LinkedIn's 5th annual "Top Startups 2021" list, published today. The list reveals 50 young, emerging...
WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Caremark, the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) of CVS Health, a PCC Executive Member, announced on Sept. 15 an expansion of its efforts to decrease health disparities among patients with certain conditions including...
On the latest episode of the 3M Health Information Systems' Inside Angle podcast, host L. Gordon Moore, MD, Senior Medical Director, Clinical Strategy and Value-based Care, interviews Ann Greiner, PCC's president and CEO. The title of the...
In comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, PCC urged both transformative reforms and immediate steps to strengthen primary care for all communities. Noting that the COVID-19 pandemic hit hardest in those communities...

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