Legislative Commission on the Interdisciplinary Primary Care Workforce

Information regarding the Legislative Commission on the Interdisciplinary Primary Care Workforce, which advocates for policy changes related to maintaining and strengthening an effective primary care workforce in New Hampshire

The Legislative Commission on the Interdisciplinary Primary Care Workforce is an ongoing commission to plan and advocate for policy changes related to maintaining and strengthening an effective primary care workforce in New Hampshire, with a special concern for rural and other underserved areas. 

Established in 2010, the Legislative Commission on the Interdisciplinary Primary Care Workforce, formerly the Legislative Commission on Primary Care Workforce Issues (RSA 126-T), is an ongoing commission to plan and advocate for policy changes related to maintaining and strengthening an effective primary care workforce in New Hampshire, with a special concern for rural and other underserved areas. Members represent a wide array of health professions and primary care interests. The commission meets monthly and the meetings are open to the public.

♦  Commission Member List

♦  2022 Meeting Schedule

 

The Commission annually reports on data related to the availability, accessibility, and effectiveness of primary care in New Hampshire, with special attention to data from rural and underserved areas of the state. Reports can be found on State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and the Health Professions Data Center (HPDC) pages.

Meeting Notes and Materials

2022

June 23, 2022

  • NH Office of Professional Licensure & Certification (OPLC)
  • 2022 Legislative Wrap-Up
  • Future Topics

May 26, 2022

  • Trauma-Informed Pediatric Primary Care
  • Development of a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Training Program
  • Update on Loan Repayment (SLRP/NHSC)

April 28, 2022

  • Endowment for Health's Forward Fund
  • Legislative Agenda

March 24, 2022

  • 2018-19 Behavioral Health Workforce Data Reports
  • Legislative Agenda

February 24, 2022

  • NH Mental Health Coalition
  • 2018-19 Medical Workforce Data Reports
  • Family Medicine Residency Update
  • Legislative Agenda

January 27, 2022

  • Education and Detailing for Infectious Diseases
  • 2018-19 Medical Workforce Data Reports
  • 2021 Annual Report on the Health Status of Rural Residents
  • Legislative Agenda

2021

December 16, 2021

  • State Updates
  • Health Professions Education and Training Initiative
  • Children’s System of Care Overview

November: NO MEETING


October 28, 2021

  • Clinical Placements Project Update
  • Establishing Dental Residencies in New Hampshire
  • Legislative Agenda

September 23, 2021

  • Infectious Disease Provider Availability
  • State Loan Repayment Program Annual Report
  • Culturally Effective Organizations
  • Legislative Agenda

August 26, 2021

  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Training Program
  • NH HealthCost
  • Legislative Agenda

July: NO MEETING


June 24, 2021

  • Health Care Workforce Licensure Standards
  • Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW)
  • Legislative Agenda

May 27, 2021

  • New Hampshire’s System of Care
  • Endowment for Health’s Forward Fund
  • Legislative Agenda

April 22, 2021

  • State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) Updates
  • CDC Grant to Address COVID-19 Health Disparities
  • Legislative Agenda
  • H-1B Rural Workforce Development Grant

March 25, 2021

  • Project REEP (Registered Nurse Enhanced Education for Primary Care) Year 2 Updates
  • Pathways to Behavioral Health Careers Update
  • Legislative Agenda

February 18, 2021

  • Annual Report on the Health Status of Rural Residents and Health Workforce Data Collection
  • Legislative Agenda

January 28, 2021

  • Training the Future of NH Psychologists
  • Legislative Agenda
  • NP Fellowship Program Update

2020

December 17, 2020

  • Behavioral Health Workforce Integrated Delivery Networks (IDN) Work
  • Health Professions Data Center (HPDC) Update-2018 PA Workforce Data Report

November 19, 2020

  • Health Careers Pipeline Sub-Committee
  • State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) Report
  • Portsmouth Residency Update
  • Mobile Integrated Health at New London

October 22, 2020

  • Safety-Net Primary Care Provider Update
  • Cheshire Residency Update
  • Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Update

September 24, 2020

  • H-1B Rural Workforce Grant
  • Rural Medical Student Matriculation
  • Hospital Systems Update

August: NO MEETING


July 23, 2020

  • NH Children’s Health Foundation – Pediatric Trauma Informed Care Project
  • COVID-19 Impact on Primary Care Practices and Patients

June 25, 2020

  • Telehealth Update - DHHS, Department of Insurance, and Primary Care Safety Net

May 28, 2020

  • Status of Rural Health/Primary Care in NH
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Integration in Primary Care Practices-COVID-19 Challenges

April 23, 2020

  • COVID-19 Challenges and Response

March: NO MEETING


February 20, 2020

  • Oral Health Workforce Initiatives & Partnerships
  • Legislative Bills

January 23, 2020

  • UNH Primary Care Behavioral Health Training Program
  • State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) Stakeholder Summit
  • Statewide Health Care Workforce Efforts
  • Legislative Update – Priority Bills

2019

December 19, 2019

  • State and Federal Policy: Impact on Primary Care
  • Family Medicine Residency Update
  • 2020 Legislative Landscape

November 21, 2019

  • UNH-Addressing the Nursing Workforce
  • Endowment for Health Workforce Grant
  • Age-Friendly Health Systems
  • State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) Summit Update

October 24, 2019

  • Oral Health Workforce
  • Addressing the Nursing Shortage
  • State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) Update

September 26, 2019

  • Future of the Commission Survey Results/New Website
  • State Budget
  • Patients as Partners in Transformation (PFACs)
  • The Changing Health Care Landscape

August: NO MEETING


July 25, 2019

  • Community Health Workers in the School Environment
  • Budget
  • State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

June 27, 2019

  • SB 308 and Ancillary Bills
  • Legislative Wrap-Up Session

May 23, 2019

  • Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) 4 Workforce Initiatives
  • Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) Community Health Worker Model
  • Legislative Update

April 25, 2019

  • Rivier University Project REEP
  • Legislative Update

March 28, 2019

  • NH ASTHO Community Health Worker Learning Community
  • UNH-Addressing the Workforce Needs and Plans for the Future
  • Legislative Update

February 21, 2019

  • Behavioral Health Integration Legislation
  • HB 662 – Licensing of Health Care Providers
  • Health Professions Data Center Overview
  • SB 308 & HB 509

January 24, 2019

  • 2018 Physician Survey Data Report
  • Rural Residency Development Planning Grant

2018

December 20, 2018

  • Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care

November 29, 2018

  • Building a Rural Primary Care Workforce
  • Lamprey NP Fellowship

October 25, 2018

  • Provider Survey Implementation Update
  • J-1 Visa Waiver/Diversity
  • Project ECHO

September 27, 2018

  • Behavioral Health with DSRIP/IDNs
  • Rural Residency Program Sub-Committee
  • JUA/SLRP/IDN Partnerships
  • Clinical Placement Sub-Committee

August: NO MEETING


July 19, 2018

  • Clinical Placement Sub-Committee
  • Rural Residency Program Sub-Committee
  • State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
  • Area Health Education Center's (AHEC) Impact/Expansion

June 28, 2018

  • Portsmouth Residency
  • Dartmouth-Geisel Residency

May 24, 2018

  • Joint Underwriting Association (JUA) Update
  • UNE Residency Trends
  • Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Updates

April 26, 2018

  • Dartmouth Co-Op
  • Project ECHO
  • Legislative Update

March 22, 2018

  • Rural Pipeline for Primary Care
  • Legislative Update

February 22, 2018

  • Practice Transformation
  • Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) Education Initiatives
  • Legislative Update

January 25, 2018

  • Integrated Primary Care in Behavioral Health
  • Legislative Update

2017

December 21, 2017

  • Rivier University, Center for Behavioral Health Professions and Workforce Development

November 30, 2017

  • Portsmouth Residency
  • Lamprey NP Fellowship Program
  • 2018 Legislation

October 26, 2017

  • Assistant Physician Bill
  • Lamprey NP Fellowship Program
  • UNH Behavioral Health Grant

September 28, 2017

  • Graduate Medical Education Funding
  • Residency Updates

August: NO MEETING


July 27, 2017

  • NH Sector Partnerships Initiative
  • Behavioral Health/Primary Care Workforce Development

June 22, 2017

  • Access to Primary Care, Recommendations from The Mayor’s Task Force/AHCA
  • Legislative Update

May 25, 2017

  • Admissions Process
  • Graduate Medical Education Funding Options
  • Legislative Update

April 27, 2017

  • Health Care Delivery in Rural Communities
  • 2015 Physician Workforce Data Report
  • Legislative Update

March 23, 2017

  • Behavioral Health/ SUD Workforce Development & Recruitment
  • Legislative Update
  • Joint Underwriting Association (JUA) Update

February 23, 2017

  • Medical Student Experience in Rural NH
  • Behavioral Health Opportunities for UNH
  • Governor’s Budget

January 26, 2017

  • Governor’s Taskforce on Health Care Workforce and Direct Support
  • Legislative Update

For meetings held more than five (5) years ago, please contact Rural Health and Primary Care for notes and materials.