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March 28, 2024

Primary Care for America Sponsors Tackles Health Care Transformation in New Podcast

WASHINGTON, D.C. Mar. 28, 2024 — Primary Care for America (PCFA) announced exclusive sponsorship of Faisel and Friends: A Primary Care Podcast. Hosted by ChenMed’s Drs. Faisel Syed and Dan McCarter, the podcast explores critical issues impacting primary care, including workforce shortages, physician payment models and clinician burnout. Listeners can download new episodes wherever they […]

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September 29, 2023

Letter to Congress: Billing Code G2211 is Critical For Senior Care

Dear Speaker McCarthy, Leader Jefferies, Leader Schumer, and Leader McConnell: On behalf of Primary Care for America, we write to strongly urge Congress to support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) proposal to implement a Medicare billing code, known as G2211, in 2024 as implementation of this this add-on code will improve Medicare […]

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June 22, 2023

Advancing High-Value Primary Care at PRIMARYCARE23

I recently joined a group of primary care leaders to learn, network, and moderate a panel at PRIMARYCARE23, Primary Care For America’s (PCfA) annual conference. Primary care remains the key to solving America’s fractured, underperforming healthcare system. For me, this event put a spotlight on the many ways the industry is working to reinvent primary care delivery […]

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November 01, 2022

A declining primary care workforce will restrict access to quality care

Primary care is a vital part of our health care system that is necessary to improve quality of care, contain health care costs, and improve the overall patient experience. Primary health care teams include physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and others who provide important services such as preventive care, diagnosing and managing acute and chronic […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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December 06, 2021

Letter to President Biden and Secretary Becerra

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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.”

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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.

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