Table 2

Percentage of CPC Initiative Practices With Different Staff Types, by Practice Size

Staff Type≤2 FTE Physicians>2–4 FTE Physicians>4–7 FTE Physicians>7–13 FTE Physicians>13 FTE PhysiciansAll Practices
Practice sample, No. (%)216 (43.5)148 (29.8)92 (18.5)31 (6.3)9 (1.8)496 (100.0)
Practices with each staff type, %
 Administrative staffa96.3100.0100.0100.0100.098.4
 Medical assistants79.295.996.793.588.988.5
 NPs, PAs52.848.648.974.2100.053.0
 LPNs, LVNs40.342.656.567.788.946.6
 Care managers/coordinators17.623.031.548.433.324.0
 Social workers0.94.18.722.622.25.0
 Community service coordinators4.
 Health educators2.
  • CPC = Comprehensive Primary Care; LPN = licensed practical nurse; LVN = licensed vocational nurse; NP = nurse practitioner; PA = physician assistant; RN = registered nurse.

  • Source: The CPC initiative practice survey, fielded October through December 2012.

  • a Administrative staff include those managing reception, medical records, appointments, finance, etc.