Payment Reform

The Colorado legislature recently introduced House Bill 20-1349, a bill which will create a public insurance option for the state. As the legislature deliberates on this bill, CAFP supports its tenets, as it enhances primary care and expands healthcare access for Colorado families.  Too many Coloradans are struggling to afford the healthcare they need. Families across the state cannot afford the rising

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

Is Your Practice Ready for the Changes MACRA Will Bring? The CAFP is here to help you get ready. We are presenting a three-part webinar series with Aledade, Inc. that will cover the information you need to know to get ready for the coming changes. The webinars will take place on August 31, September 7

Today (Monday, April 25) the CAFP has asked Governor John Hickenlooper to sign House Bill 1408, the funding vehicle for the Medicaid Primary Care Bump, as part of the total budget package. You can read a copy of the letter sent from the Academy here. There are many things to know about this bill and