Latest PCDC News

PCDC Awarded Contract for HRSA Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Press Release
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) announced it has been re-designated as the Lender Coordinator for the Health Resources & Services Administration’s (HRSA) Health Center Facility Loan Guarantee Program (LGP), which can guarantee more than $880 million in new loans to health centers. The Loan Guarantee Program facilitates access to capital funding by guaranteeing up …

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How to Talk to Patients About COVID-19

Categories: Technical Assistance
Many people are worried about how COVID-19 will impact their lives and their health. It is an anxious time for us all. However, by providing your patients with accurate information and support, they will be better prepared to take care of themselves during this pandemic. Following are simple steps to guide your conversations with patients …

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PCDC Marks 800th Patient-Centered Medical Home

Categories: Technical Assistance
Deborah Johnson Ingram
Through PCDC’s assistance, 800 primary care practice sites have achieved National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition — 77 percent of them just in the last 18 months.  The Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model improves care by transforming how primary care is organized and delivered. Through a team-based approach, PCMH ensures that patients receive appropriate care when they need it, with emphasis on respect, dignity, …

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PCDC Joins California CDFIs in Calling for $1 Billion in Federal Appropriations

Categories: Investment, Policy
PCDC joins the California Coalition for Community Investment (CCCI) – a coalition of almost 40 community development financial institutions that invest across the Golden State – in calling for a $1 billion appropriation for the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) in the next federal COVID-19 stimulus package. The …

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How CDFIs Can Support Community Health Now

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Policy
Even in the best of times, access to health care and basic financial services is essential to creating more equitable communities.      In underserved and underinvested areas — where financial resources are already limited — crises such as COVID-19 pose added threat to health and financial well-being.   Below are ways that Community Development Financial Institutions …

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