The Effectiveness of Policies to Improve Primary Care Access for Underserved Populations: An Assessment of the Literature
Fact Sheet: Alleviating Structural Barriers to Obtaining Primary Care Services Fact Sheet: Bringing Outpatient Clinics into Communities Fact Sheet: Ensuring Comfort and Communication in the Delivery of Primary Care Services Fact Sheet: Increasing the Availability of Primary Care Clinicians Fact Sheet: Removing Financial Barriers to Primary Care
Review of research literature to assess whether policy initiatives targeting primary care access for rural and underserved populations has been effective in reducing healthcare disparities. Initiatives considered include availability, accessibility, accommodation, affordability, and acceptability.
Maanasa Kona, Megan Houston, Nia Gooding
Milbank Memorial Fund
Access · Community health workers · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Graduate medical education · Health disparities · Health workforce supply and demand · J-1 Visa Waiver · Medicaid · Medicare · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physicians · Policy · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Reimbursement and payment models · Rural Health Clinics · Scope of practice · Telehealth
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