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PCPs, Psychiatrists Much Less Likely to Accept Medicaid

February 6, 2019 - Primary care providers (PCPs) and psychiatrists are among the least likely professionals to accept Medicaid, leaving patients without some of the most fundamental resources for preventing or managing chronic diseases, according to recent data compiled by MACPAC. The Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission found that only 68 percent of general practice or family physicians...

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Payer Investment May Improve Delaware Primary Care Access

by Jessica Kent

Payers can expand primary care access in Delaware by progressively increasing primary care spending until it accounts for 12 percent of all healthcare investment, according to a report from Delaware’s Primary Care...

Congress Votes to Nominate Tom Price as HHS Secretary

by Vera Gruessner

On February 1, House Representative Tom Price, R-Ga., was officially nominated as the Secretary for the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS), according to the US News & World Report. The Senate Finance Committee moved...

74% of PCPs Prefer Affordable Care Act Changes Over Repeal

by Jacqueline LaPointe

Only about 15 percent of primary care providers favored a complete repeal of the Affordable Care Act, a recent New England Journal of Medicine study stated. While some of the 426 primary care providers surveyed between December 2016 and...

How Payers Could Assist Primary Care Docs with Value-Based Care

by Vera Gruessner

How can health insurance companies improve their relationship with primary care practices? How can payers work with primary care providers to expand value-based care reimbursement?  For answers to these...

CMS Comprehensive Primary Care Program Gained $57M in Savings

by Vera Gruessner

Dr. Patrick Conway, Principal Deputy Administrator and Chief Medical Officer at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced in The CMS Blog that 95 percent of all primary care practices participating in the...

Comprehensive Primary Care Plus Program Selects Anthem BCBS

by Vera Gruessner

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has selected Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Colorado as a participant for their Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) initiative, according to a company press release. The...

Primary Care, Coordination Drive Accountable Care Organizations

by Vera Gruessner

Within the new value-based care payment strategies being developed among healthcare providers, payers, and government agencies, accountable care organizations (ACOs) continue playing an important role in bringing greater quality...


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