SNAPCAP seeks to achieve strong, sustainable development of patient-centered medical homes in the Western New York region. SNAPCAP serves as an advocate for its members in Western New York, addresses concerns at the policy level, and offers leaders a forum for sharing information and managing change.
SNAPCAP organizations work in partnership to support greater strengthening of the primary care safety net through collaborative projects, resource-sharing, and collective advocacy in local reform initiatives. Members participate in a monthly forum to share strategies and discuss challenges in primary care delivery.
The importance of working together to ensure patients in need have comprehensive access to state-of-the art care is held in highest regard. SNAPCAP organizations are committed to making the though decisions necessary to enact susbtantial change in the healthcare delivery system.
In 2018, SNAPCAP member-clinics formed an independent practice association – the Safety-Net IPA (SIPA), to provide a corporate and governance structure for deeper clinical integration and to develop joint capacity for managing populations and performance and secure value-based payment contracts.