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Integrating PrEP into Primary Care

Categories: Technical Assistance
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In 2010, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy outlined a comprehensive plan to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic. One of the tools included to halt the spread of the virus to uninfected persons was pre-exposure prophylaxis, known commonly as PrEP. PrEP is a once-a-day regimen, currently consisting of the drug Truvada, to help HIV-negative adults at substantial risk …

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CMS Proposes Increased Primary Care Payments, Diabetes Prevention Support

Categories: Policy
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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing significant changes to the physician fee schedule that are expected to benefit primary care practitioners (PCP). The proposed changes increase Medicare payments for PCPs serving patients with multiple chronic conditions, behavioral health issues, cognitive impairment, or mobility-related impairments. CMS expects the changes to result in …

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Community Health Centers: the Prescription for Healthy Living

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment
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HealthCore Clinic, Wichita, KS As a community development financial institution that fosters primary care expansion and transformation in low-income communities, the Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) interests go beyond typical loan financing. When evaluating projects, we actively help providers explore and execute innovative strategies to promote population health. Although this frequently means expansion and/or integration …

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Primary Care Development Corporation Welcomes Ruth Perry, MD to Leadership Team

Categories: Press Release
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NEW YORK, N.Y., July 18, 2016 – The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) is pleased to welcome Ruth Perry, MD, who will join PCDC as our first Chief Program Officer. Dr. Perry joins a leadership team and organization that is dedicated to catalyzing excellence in primary care. “We are very excited to be joined by …

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