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The Department for Health and Human Services recently released a new issue brief describing health disparities by race and ethnicity during the COVID-19 pandemic, with findings showing disparities in testing, infections and...
Congress has introduced several bills impacting primary care since the start of the year. These include: the Veterans Access to Direct Primary Care (H.R. 1520), introduced by Reps. Chip Roy (R-Texas-21), Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.-11),...
The latest COVID-relief bill passed by Congress, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, includes a range of economic and public health support measures, many of which have implications for patients and primary care practices. The package...
The most recent COVID-19-related stimulus package included substantial subsidies for healthcare coverage (see above). It builds on the several healthcare-related executive orders Pres. Biden signed within his first weeks office, including...
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2021—The Larry A. Green Center, in collaboration with the Primary Care Collaborative (PCC), today released new data showing that patients want to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations from primary care and that...
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Check back regularly for the latest survey results and updates. For data from the previous survey, see Round 26 Results. The Primary Care Collaborative is partnering with the Larry A. Green Center to regularly survey primary care...
In addition to PCC’s new report on the integration of oral health and primary care, which will be released March 31 at an online briefing (information and registration), the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is also releasing a new report on...
It's the health inequities of today that Maxine Toler, 72, hears about when she asks her friends and neighbors in LA what they think about the vaccine. Toler is president of her city's senior advocacy council and her neighborhood block...
The PCC sent a letter to the chairs and ranking members of the U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee to express its strong support for H.R. 1025, the “Kids’ Access to Primary Care Act of 2021.” The letter was sent...
As of early March, just over half (52%) of frontline healthcare workers say they have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, leaving 48% who have not, a new KFF/The Washington Post national survey of healthcare workers finds....
A top HIV/AIDS doctor and gay activist has been named to a new position at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention overseeing vaccine equity efforts, according to a person familiar with the move and an internal memo, underscoring...
There has been a perception that Black Americans are more hesitant than whites to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. But roughly equal proportions of Black and white respondents in a recent poll said they plan to get vaccinated. The NPR/PBS...
In many state Medicaid programs, primary care is the keystone that supports other state health care priorities, like value-based care and health equity. Better primary care is associated with improved health outcomes, lower health care...
PCC was one of 26 organizations that signed a letter in support of H.R. 1025, the Kids' Access to Primary Care Act of 2021, and sent to the bill's cosponsors, Reps. Kim Schrier, MD (D-Wash.-08); Kathy Castor (D-Fla.-14); and Brian K....
On March 16, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Request for Applications (RFA) for Cohort 2 of the Primary Care First (PCF) Model. Primary care practices in eligible regions are encouraged to apply. Practices...
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is increasing the Medicare payment amount for administering the COVID-19 vaccine. This new and higher payment rate will support important actions taken by providers that are designed...
Amazon's app-based healthcare service for employees, Amazon Care, will soon launch throughout the country, Insider reported this past Friday. Although it is currently only available to the tech giant's Washington-based employees, sources...
In our October 2020 report, Stress in AmericaTM 2020: A National Mental Health Crisis, the American Psychological Association issued a warning about the impact of the stressful events of the COVID-19 pandemic on long-term physical and...
Advocates across the country look to inspire their own communities to get vaccinated  SACRAMENTO, CA--Tens of thousands of healthcare clinicians have united with other front-line workers and more than two dozen state and national...
The Milbank Memorial Fund announced March 9, 2021, that Connecticut, Oregon, Nevada, New Jersey, and Washington have been selected to participate in the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs. With Peterson Center on...

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