Access to primary care in Pennsylvania

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Why This Indicator Matters

Maintaining access to care requires more than making providers and services available, it involves assuring that the child has a medical home that provides coordination of care.
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Definitions: The percent of children ages 12 months to 6 years who had a visit with a primary care practitioner within the last year or for children ages 7 to 19 years who had a visit with a primary care provider in the last two years.

The year represents when PPC published the report.

Data Source: PPC's report, along with source documentation, can be found at http://www.papartnerships.org/work/health/childrens-health-reports.

Footnotes: A weighted average is calculated for this indicator to provide a reflection of the actual percent served within each age group.

Updated November 2019.