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Stellar Health & PCDC Partnership: Q&A on Supporting Providers in Their Shift Towards Value

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release, Technical Assistance
Stellar Health (“Stellar”) and the Primary Care Development Corporation (“PCDC”) today announced a partnership designed to help primary care providers thrive in the current value-based care world. Stellar, a value-based healthcare technology company, empowers practicing physicians and their care teams through a point-of-care platform that provides real-time actionable insights and meaningful financial incentives to drive …

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PCDC’s Newly Released Report Identifies Disparities in Primary Care Access in Los Angeles County

Categories: Analytics
PCDC has released a new report: Primary Care Access in Los Angeles County Supervisorial Districts. This report provides new information on primary care access and health status for residents of Los Angeles County’s (LAC)s five Supervisorial Districts. The five Districts contain 88 cities and communities, and are home to a population of over 10 million …

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Hard to Catch Up: Don’t Forget Quality Improvement and Reporting Requirements throughout COVID-19

Categories: Technical Assistance
With the COVID-19 pandemic in its ninth month in New York City, primary care practices have needed to become masters of everything. They are concurrently responsible for regulatory reporting to Medicare, Medicaid, and health plans, developing COVID-19 testing protocols, planning for potential vaccination distribution, delivering telehealth services, restarting in-person services, and managing new remote workforces. The challenges continue to grow, …

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PCDC Comments on New York’s 1115 Waiver Extension Request

Categories: Policy
PCDC recently submitted comments in response to New York State’s Medicaid 1115 waiver extension request, urging the state to remove the proposal to transition the Medicaid pharmacy benefit from Managed Care to Fee-for-Service (FFS) from the request in its entirety. The pharmacy transition, also referred to as the “carve-out”, would eliminate critical savings safety net …

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PCDC’s Top 10: Most-Read News of 2020

Categories: PCDC News
Last year, PCDC published dozens of news stories and hundreds of social media posts about our community investment, training and technical assistance, and advocacy work. Following are the most-read news items of 2020 — with the need for policymakers to address COVID-19 disparities taking the top spot:   10. HRSA Loan Guarantee Program: Unlocking Financing …

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