Healthcare Innovation March 2, 2021
Operating under a value-based care environment that provides whole-person, holistic care for its seniors has allowed Partners in Primary Care to survive—and even thrive—during the crisis
In addition to the health problems directly caused by COVID-19, the crisis has also resulted in a slew of other issues due to patients delaying and deferring care over the past year. As one recent report from Humana and the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) put it, “The country’s health problems didn’t disappear during the COVID-19 pandemic, but for thousands of medical practices nationwide, the patients needing treatment did.”
That report, “No Time to Waste: Deferred Care and Pandemic Recovery,” was largely based on MGMA polling throughout the pandemic, and “paints a startling picture of the...