States Enact Bold Primary Care Measurement &Investment Legislation

Nineteen states have taken steps to measure primary care spending in the state – a key step to strengthening primary care. 

Since 2018, PCC has served as a backbone organization for burgeoning movement to measure primary care spending and increase investment in primary care. 2022’s state legislative sessions reveal progress is accelerating

  • As of June 2022, there are 18 states that have measured or committed to measure primary care spending, with more possible (CO, CA, CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, NE, NH, NM, OR, RI, UT, VT, WA; Medicaid only: NJ, WV, OK, HI).
  • 6 states have set targets for primary care spending in legislation without growing total cost of care (CO, CT, DE, OR, RI, WA).
  • In 2022 alone, new legislation was enacted or passed in California, Connecticut, Maryland, Nebraska, New York, Oklahoma, Utah, Washington. 

To hear more about this growing movement in state Capitols around the country,


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