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Advanced primary care (APC) will improve the pathway to ongoing, coordinated, community-aligned, high-value care. Healthcare systems with a strong primary care foundation report better outcomes, higher patient satisfaction, and lower costs.

Improving Healthcare Value with APC

Seven Key Attributes Matter

Realigning reimbursement strategies, better care coordination, and an enhanced infrastructure will improve the ability to treat the whole person, rather than just the presenting condition.

This means care will be patient-centered, population-focused, and performance-rewarded.

The National Alliance promotes the importance of employers/purchasers working together to advocate for returning to the core values of primary care and advanced primary care practices.

Advanced Primary Care Resources

Every healthcare purchaser can continue making progress toward improving health and wellbeing by reinforcing the importance of primary care and APC. These resources offer guidance for adopting and advocating for broad access to high-value care.


A Purchaser Playbook for Action

This National Alliance playbook equips plan sponsors to seek and support high-value primary care solutions.
Action Brief

What Makes Primary Care Advanced Primary Care?

This National Alliance Action Brief includes 5 things employers/purchasers can do to improve the value of primary care.
Action Brief

Improving Healthcare Value with Advanced Primary Care

This National Alliance infographic offers an at-a-glance view of the promise of APC.

Coalitions In Action

Membership in the National Alliance is a catalyst for state and regional coalitions and their employer/purchaser members to advance key initiatives. Together, they leverage their collective influence to drive health, equity and value.

The US healthcare system has misaligned incentives. What the patients and corporations want is quality care at a fair price. What is paid for is more care, regardless of quality. Advanced prepaid primary care with PCP risk for financial and clinical performance aligns the incentives and has been shown to work.
Scott Conard, MD
CEO of Converging Health and author of The Seven Healers
Chief Medical Advisor to the National Alliance

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