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Transforming Primary Care in the Big Easy

Categories: Client Spotlight
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Before Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005, New Orleans already had some of the worst health care statistics in the country, with high rates of infant mortality and chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and HIV/AIDS. The hurricane shattered New Orleans’ already weak safety net, forcing clinics and hospitals to close, and dislocating some 4,500 physicians. …

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Louisiana’s Primary Health Services Center to Expand Services

Categories: Investment, Press Release
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MONROE, La and NEW YORK, N.Y., October 14, 2014 – Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) and Capital One have invested $14.0 million in New Markets Tax Credit allocation (NMTCs) into Louisiana-based Primary Health Services Center (PHSC) to expand its integrated primary care services to meet the needs of nearly 20,000 patients in Northeast Louisiana. “This …

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Taking Primary Care Out of the Shadows

Categories: Policy
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PCDC presses for greater investment and reforms in New York State, including more than $1 billion to strengthen and expand primary care capacity through a “Medicaid Waiver” that would enable New York to invest federal funds to transform the health care system. And recognizing that the primary care crisis is national, PCDC is expanding its advocacy …

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