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Consumers and physicians together applaud Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative
Date:9/28/2011

(Washington) -- The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the National Partnership for Women & Families joined today to commend the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on the announcement of the new Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative.

"The American College of Physicians believes that the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative offers enormous potential to promote the kind of personalized and coordinated care that patients seek and that physicians want to deliver," said Steven Weinberger, MD, FACP, EVP and CEO of ACP.

"It will provide primary care physicians with the support needed to work hand-in-hand with patients toward a shared goal of ensuring high quality care while making the most efficient use of health care resources," continued Dr. Weinberger. "We are particularly pleased that this initiative invites other payers to join with Medicare to support comprehensive, coordinated, and patient-centered primary care. Aligning support from multiple payers will provide a more realistic evaluation of these innovative payment and delivery reforms than earlier, more limited efforts."

"Internal Medicine physicians know from their personal experiences that when care is coordinated and centered on patients' needs and expectations, through a primary care practice that uses proven 'best practices' and is accountable for the results, outcomes are better and costs are lower," he concluded. "Through the Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative, we now have the opportunity to advance this model in practices throughout the country."

"Perhaps more than any initiative released to date, the new Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative takes critical steps to help us achieve the kind of comprehensive, patient-centered primary care that patients and families want and need," said Debra L. Ness, president of the National Partnership for Women & Families and leader of the Campaign for Better Care. "Too often today, patients -- and particularly
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Contact: David Kinsman
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American College of Physicians
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