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Payer Calls for More Primary Care Docs, Team Care
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Better access to primary care doctors is linked to reduced hospital admissions and emergency department visits, a report from UnitedHealth Group’s Center for Health Reform & Moderation shows.

“What this report does try to highlight is that primary care is a cornerstone of an effective and high-performing healthcare system,” says Lewis G. Sandy, MD, an internist and executive vice president, clinical advancement, at UnitedHealth Group.