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PCDC CMS Comments on New York’s 1115 Waiver Amendment Request

Categories: Policy
The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT)’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program amendment request is an opportunity to deliver on its primary care promise, PCDC says in its federal public comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The 1115 Medicaid Waiver Amendment proposal includes an extension component to …

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PCDC Issues Recommendations on ‘Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap’

Categories: Capacity Building
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has identified five recommendations for integrating primary care into behavioral health in New York State, as part of a case study for providers, policymakers, and other stakeholders. Funded in part by the New York State Health Foundation, “Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap” proposes simplifying integrated facility requirements, establishing …

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PCDC Testifies on Rising Health Costs Before NYC Council

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
Every year, rising health care costs cut into earnings of workers and their families, essentially erasing wage increases — and more. An essential solution to rising health care costs is investment in primary care, PCDC testified before the New York City Council yesterday. “Too many Americans are just one medical bill, a hospital stay, or …

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World AIDS Day: The Power of Community

Categories: Capacity Building, PCDC News
On December 1, PCDC observed the 31st annual World AIDS Day. This year’s theme — “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Community by Community” — highlights the importance of community partnerships in halting HIV/AIDS. Despite strides since 1988, including the advent of PrEP and PEP, disparities in access to care, treatment, and prevention remain urgent challenges. HIV …

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Staff Spotlight: Adventures in Patagonia (and at PCDC)

Categories: Investment
Thearada (Teddy) Namcharoen serves as an Analyst for PCDC’s Capital Investment team, which invests in underserved communities by providing advisory services and responsible, affordable loan capital.   Previously, Namcharoen was a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in New York State and a Credit Account Officer at Bangkok Bank’s New York Branch, managing a portfolio of more than …

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