November 08, 2021
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.”
October 28, 2021
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.
September 15, 2021
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.
August 24, 2021
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.
June 24, 2021
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 […]