CMS Proposes Increased Primary Care Payments, Diabetes Prevention Support

Categories: Policy

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing significant changes to the physician fee schedule that are expected to benefit primary care practitioners (PCP). The proposed changes increase Medicare payments for PCPs serving patients with multiple chronic conditions, behavioral health issues, cognitive impairment, or mobility-related impairments. CMS expects the changes to result in …

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Urgent Care: Focus of June PCDC Leadership Advisory Council

Categories: Events

Richard Park, MD Urgent care centers are playing an increasingly large role in health care delivery. These facilities are generally open seven days a week, offer walk in services, and are often open after hours. Nationally, there are more than 7,000 urgent care centers providing services to more than 300 people every week on average. …

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Community Health Centers: the Prescription for Healthy Living

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment

HealthCore Clinic, Wichita, KS As a community development financial institution that fosters primary care expansion and transformation in low-income communities, the Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) interests go beyond typical loan financing. When evaluating projects, we actively help providers explore and execute innovative strategies to promote population health. Although this frequently means expansion and/or integration …

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Primary Care Development Corporation Welcomes Ruth Perry, MD to Leadership Team

Categories: Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 18, 2016 – The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) is pleased to welcome Ruth Perry, MD, who will join PCDC as our first Chief Program Officer. Dr. Perry joins a leadership team and organization that is dedicated to catalyzing excellence in primary care. “We are very excited to be joined by …

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PCDC and Enterprise Community Loan Fund Support Community Health in the Bronx

Categories: Investment, Press Release

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 5, 2016 – The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and Enterprise Community Loan Fund (Enterprise) announced that they have closed on a loan that will enable Brightpoint Health to open a 16,000 sq. ft. federally qualified health center (FQHC) in the Bronx. The new site will be located in the Triangle …

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