News Header Image

Newsroom

News Header Image

July 08, 2022

Nationally recognized experts discuss the future of Primary Care in America

Primary Care in America has been tested. Amid a public health emergency, primary care has innovated, evolved, and built tools for the future, but there is more to be done. Nationally recognized experts recently discussed the future of Primary Care in America at the PrimaryCare 22: See the Possibilities hybrid event. Dr. David Blumenthal and Dr. Clive […]

Read More

June 30, 2022

Modern Healthcare Transformation Summit: PCfA Partners add primary care providers perspective

On May 17th and 18th, members of Primary Care for America (PCfA) participated in the Modern Healthcare Transformation Summit to ensure that important conversations around changes to the health care industry include the role that primary care plays in reducing health care costs, improving patient outcomes, and creating new growth opportunities. PCfA members joined their […]

Read More

January 21, 2022

Shifting Focus to Primary Care: Reflections from the 2022 J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference

Primary Care was a key topic of discussion at the 2022 J.P. Morgan Health Care Conference. Conference attendees, including founding members of Primary Care for America, discussed the leading role of primary care in driving towards value-based care. Click here to read more about how the broader health care and investment community is recognizing the value of primary care to our nation’s health care.

Read More

December 06, 2021

Letter to President Biden and Secretary Becerra

Read More

November 08, 2021

Special Report to Congress

In their landmark report, Implementing High-Quality Primary Care, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine (NASEM) concluded: “Primary care is the only health care component where an increased supply is associated with better population health and more equitable outcomes. For this reason, primary care is a common good, which makes the strength and quality of the country’s primary care services a public concern.”

Read More

October 28, 2021

Letter to President Biden

Dear President Biden: Over the past 20 months, our health care system and our primary care workforce have been challenged and stressed. Throughout this pandemic, primary care physicians have been and continue to be on the frontlines of patient care, seeing patients in their offices, clinics and virtually, in emergency rooms, and in-hospital COVID wards, working closely with their communities to mitigate the negative impact of the virus and deliver primary care, educate patients, and delivery life-saving treatments and vaccines. Without our nation’s heroic primary care physicians and their care teams, many people would have been left without access to care when they needed it most.

Read More

September 15, 2021

Letter to President Biden

Dear President Biden: Primary Care for America is a diverse collection of organizations whose physicians, clinicians, products, and clinics are caring for infants and children; adults and seniors in the Medicaid, Medicare, and commercial markets; as well as the uninsured in every county across the nation. We applaud the Administration’s efforts to promote widespread vaccination across the country and stand ready to work with you to achieve this goal.

Read More

August 24, 2021

Letter to Secretary Becerra, Department of Health and Human Services

Dear Secretary Becerra: As you are well aware, the United States, despite spending twice as much on a per capita basis on healthcare, experiences marginal health outcomes as compared to other industrialized nations. The underlying causes are also well known, and our inability to take appropriate actions have grave consequences. Our population is aging and growing less healthy – six in ten American adults have one or more chronic conditions and four in ten adults have two or more.

Read More

June 24, 2021

Eleven Health Care Organizations Form Primary Care for America

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, 11 organizations announced the formation of Primary Care for America, a collaboration focused on demonstrating the value of primary care, the need for increased primary care investment, and the importance of innovation in primary care delivery and payment models. Primary Care for America is comprised of a diverse group of key partners […]

Read More