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The Health of US Primary Care: A Baseline Scorecard Tracking Support for High-Quality Primary Care

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Examines the support for implementing high-quality primary care in the United States across measures in five categories: financing, workforce, access, training, and research. Presents data on primary care financing trends from 2010 to 2020, the number of primary care physicians per capita in medically-underserved areas (MUAs) and non-MUAs by state, trends in financing primary care research, and more. Figure 7 shows the percentage of physician residents trained in an MUA or rural county by state in 2020. Appendix B includes data on the number and percentage of physician residents trained in an MUA, rural county, or both between the 2012-2013 academic year and the 2020-2021 academic year.
Milbank Memorial Fund, Robert Graham Center, The Physicians Foundation
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Access · Graduate medical education · Health workforce · Health workforce supply and demand · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Policy · Primary care · Statistics and data

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