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Primary Care is the only part of the medical system where an increased supply is associated with lower community health care costs and better health care quality. Yet experts acknowledge that our fee for service payment system encourages procedures, discourages prevention and vastly underpays for primary care. Here in Rhode Island we are trying to change that. Under the leadership of the Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner, Health Plans are paying more and differently for excellent primary care. Read more below."

The Providence Journal (external) March 2009


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