Access to primary care in Pennsylvania

Change Indicator

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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Access to primary care

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

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.

Data Source: PPC's report & source documentation can be found at

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

The year represents when the PPC or HEDIS reports were published.

Updated December 2022.