Your Source for Health Reform

The Key Role of Workforce Policy

The Key Role of Workforce Policy

This October 2011 issue brief from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation highlights the role of workforce policy in assuring access to care under health reform and improving primary care for patients. The authors clearly lay out four alternative, but not mutually exclusive, approaches to improving access to primary care, present likely advantages and disadvantages of each, and list policy approaches needed for each approach to succeed.