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PCDC Gala Reception: A Celebration in Photos

Categories: Events, PCDC News
PCDC CEO Louise Cohen set the scenario: primary care for everyone, no co-pays, no deductibles, and higher pay (and debt-free education) for providers. “It’s not cutting costs that’ll get us there — it’s reallocation,” Cohen told guests at the PCDC Gala Reception. “That’s the path to a truly high-value health care system.” The forward-looking theme set …

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PCDC Receives $1 Million Award from the CDFI Fund

Categories: Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) was awarded $1,029,000 in highly competitive grant funds this week from the Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund). PCDC was among 284 CDFIs nationwide awarded nearly $189 million in Financial Assistance grants, which enable recipients to increase access to capital in low-income and economically distressed communities. …

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Comment on Medicaid 1115 Waiver Request

Categories: Policy
Three key changes can help create a primary care-focused Medicaid program in New York State, PCDC said in a public comment today. The recommendations concern the proposed amendment to the Medicaid 1115 waiver, which broadly allows state innovation within the Medicaid program. In its comment, PCDC puts forth concepts — allocating funds directly to primary …

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PCDC Highlights Primary Care Research and Benefits in NYC Council Testimony

Categories: Analytics, Policy
In testimony before the New York City Council today, PCDC highlighted its findings on primary care access disparities, measured on a City Council District level. By examining all 51 districts, the Primary Care Access Profiles provide a multidimensional view of gaps in access, help support advocacy for additional services, and inform siting of new primary …

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Sponsor Feature: Integrated Behavioral Health — Advancing Whole-Person Care

Categories: Other
The following is a guest post from NeuroFlow, as part of PCDC’s periodic spotlight of our generous sponsors. Ask nearly any primary care or behavioral health clinician, and they’ll recognize a similar scenario: a patient shows up with a concern of headaches, abdominal pain, and malaise, persisting for the past two weeks. Vital signs are …

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