Sustaining High-Quality Primary Care in Low-Income Communities

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<p>Primary care has long been a focus of federal efforts to improve the health of low-income communities. But in a new<em> To the Point </em>post, George Washington University’s Sara Rosenbaum says that a strong primary care system requires sustained, targeted investment to expand access and improve quality. </p><p>Federal programs that anchor primary care in these communities require an ongoing commitment to integrating physical and mental health care and fostering team-based care, telehealth, and health information exchange. Ensuring high-quality primary care services, Rosenbaum argues, is essential to bringing high-value health care to Americans who might otherwise go without it.</p> Read the post