Primary Care First—What you need to know

Primary Care First aims to improve care quality and the patient experience of care while reducing expenditures. Designed to increase patient access to advanced primary care services, PCF is also designed to support practices caring for patients with complex care needs or serious illnesses.

Participation is split into two types:

  • General, which is scheduled to begin Jan. 1, 2021; and
  • High Need Populations, which is scheduled to begin April 1, 2021.

To learn more about the program, take a look at our interactive map below. This map allows for the easy assessment of primary care utilization and other metrics state by state across the United States.

Mouse over a state to learn information including the average payment for primary care visits, how many times a year each patient visits their primary care doctor on average, and more.

Developing the right plans to perform well under either model requires deep, thorough analysis of participant data — and the time for that review is now.

Reach out to us today to learn more about the program and request a free consultation.

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