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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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PCMH Programs Increase While Incentives Fail to Meet Needs

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According to a recent report by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiatives are growing rapidly throughout the country, capitalizing on the value of PCMH in reducing overall health care costs while improving quality of care. Today there are more than 160 PCMH incentive programs (up from 29 in 2009) …

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Helping Practices Become Patient-Centered Medical Homes

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Among New York communities, Hempstead, on Long Island, has a relatively high poverty rate, 38 percent higher than the average for the state. As is often the case, this has led to a large population of people and families who are utilizing state-based assistance plans such as Medicaid to cover their medical expenses. For practices …

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Primary Care Development Corporation Applauds de Blasio “Caring Neighborhoods” Initiative

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The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) applauds the de Blasio Administration’s $20 million Caring Neighborhoods initiative to address disparities in primary care access for over 100,000 residents living in underserved neighborhoods in New York City. PCDC worked closely with the Administration on this initiative, which provides critical funding and technical assistance to catalyze expansion of …

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Louise Cohen Starts as New CEO of the Primary Care Development Corporation

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NEW YORK, NY (August 19, 2015) – Louise Cohen, MPH, starts this week as the new CEO of the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). Ms. Cohen succeeds co-founder Ronda Kotelchuck, who retired last week after having led PCDC since 1993. “I am excited, and truly honored, to be leading PCDC,” said Ms. Cohen. “For over …

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