New Report Offers State-Level Analysis of Primary Care Investment

The Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative (PCPCC) 2019 Executive Report provides quantitative data and analysis of primary care spend at the state and payer levels, as well as a window into the association between primary care spend and key patient outcomes. The report shows:

  • Primary care investment as a percentage of total health care expenditures was low between 2011 and 2016, and it varied considerably across states and across payers
  • An association between more primary care investment and better patient outcomes
  • A description of legislative/regulatory efforts in 10 states to measure and report on primary care spend and to shift more resources into primary care

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