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Health Centers, Community Development Win in Federal FY16 Spending Act

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Community development financial institutions (CDFIs) such as PCDC play a critical role in financing the expansion of primary care. This includes making capital investments using New Market Tax Credits (NMTC) in federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) to meet the needs of patients who lack access to quality health services. Both FQHCs and CDFIs rely heavily …

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Next Primary Care Summit: Growing the Primary Care “Share”

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Despite being essential to high quality health care, healthier communities, and reducing healthcare costs, primary care represents only a tiny slice of the over $3 trillion the United States spends each year on healthcare. Moderated by PCDC CEO Louise Cohen and featuring Christopher Koller, CEO of the Millbank Memorial Fund and Lindsay C. Farrell, President …

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Paul Francis Talks Primary Care

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Paul Francis, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Deputy Secretary for Health and Human Services, spoke at PCDC’s Leadership Advisory Council December breakfast about the State’s plans to expand and strengthen primary care.  Describing primary care as the “hub of the wheel” for health system transformation, Mr. Francis noted that several hundred million dollars were being …

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Reflecting on the Past and Future of Community-Oriented Primary Care

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As I look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead for primary care and our extraordinary organization, the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC), we remember and honor the PCDC founders and their great foresight in the early 1990s.  Because of the efforts of PCDC staff, board, sponsors, friends and especially our founding CEO, Ronda Kotelchuck, …

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Primary Care Development Corporation, Capital One Bank Partner to Support Health Center Expansion in Dallas

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New Markets Tax Credit Partnership Leverages HRSA Grant for Los Barrios Unidos Community Clinic With roughly 39 percent of its residents uninsured, the community of Southwest Dallas, Texas is in desperate need of primary care. Many providers in the community either won’t take uninsured patients or have long waiting lists. To address these challenges, Los …

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