Q&A: How Primary Care Can Stop HIV – and How Health Centers Can Receive Free Assistance

Categories: Capacity Building

Integrating HIV screening into primary care has never been more critical. Advances in HIV diagnosis, treatment, and prevention promise to dramatically alter the course of HIV for individuals and communities — with HIV testing the gateway to these services. “For the first time since the onset of the epidemic, we can see an end to …

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Senate Repeal Bill Threatens Primary Care Infrastructure

Categories: PCDC News, Policy

Surprises are few in the Senate GOP’s bill to end Obamacare, which was released last week after a clandestine drafting process that excluded Democrats and many Republicans. Echoing the House repeal bill — which President Trump recently described as “mean, mean, mean” — the new legislation would destabilize insurance markets, weaken the primary care system, …

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Through PCDC Financing, Apicha Opens Doors to Expanded Facility

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News

Apicha Community Health Center unveiled its dramatically enhanced facilities in Lower Manhattan this week, following an expansion financed in large part by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). Left to Right: New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm Apicha CEO Therese R. Rodriguez PCDC CEO Louise Cohen The renovation more than doubles Apicha’s number of exam …

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AHCA Jeopardizes Primary Care

Categories: Policy

It’s a promise made and kept: the House of Representatives under pressure from President Trump voted to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the American Health Care Act (AHCA). This piece of legislation is profoundly dangerous to 24 million people whose coverage is in jeopardy, more than 50 million people with preexisting …

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PCDC Completes Third Round of Funding for Wisconsin Health Center

Categories: Investment, Press Release

The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) closed on a third round of funding to Lakeshore Community Health Care (Lakeshore) to finance the building of a new health center facility in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The project will consolidate Lakeshore’s existing clinics into a much larger building that will enable Lakeshore to substantially expand the care available to …

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