Advocacy

By Stephanie Gold, MD The Primary Care Investment Strategy The CAFP is pursuing a Primary Care Investment Strategy (PCIS) with the aims of: 1) accurately measuring how much is being spent on primary care in Colorado 2) increasing spending on primary care to a target of 15% of total health care spending 3) requiring increasing

Primary Care Spending: A sample of current research and state policies

by Gina Carr, MD Despite the knowledge that societies with a better primary care orientation have better outcomes as well as increased efficiency and better perceptions of patient experience of care, we are not yet routinely incentivizing primary care providers (PCPs) and services. Why is the societal value of reduced mortality rates, reduced rates of

Join the Colorado Primary Care Collaborative for  Primary Care Payment & Delivery Reform: What’s on the Horizon This 1-day event explores the state and national payment reform climate, diverse forms of payment and practice, and the integral role primary care must play.    It is designed for providers, payers, employers, business and community leaders, and all

Colorado State Capitol

Healthcare has shaped every legislative session, and 2017 will be no different. We anticipate a busy and important session this year, both at the state and national level. We hope to have many family physicians representing us at the Capitol in 2017. Our legislators need to hear your concerns, your stories, and why you and