COVID-19: Resources for Health Care Providers

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Flatten the CurveThe COVID-19 pandemic presents exceptional challenges to all health care workers. It has strained the provider community and shined a bright light on the U.S. health care system — both its strengths and weaknesses.

A health system rooted in primary care, with highly functioning hospitals and close collaborations with public health, will strengthen our country’s ability to address and manage future threats.

Through advocacy, investment, and quality transformation, PCDC is committed to helping create the system we need.

PCDC Urges Delay in Medi-Cal Pharmacy Transition to Support COVID-19 Response

Categories: Policy
In an urgent letter to the California legislative budget leadership, PCDC urges the California legislature to delay the Medi-Cal pharmacy transition included in the state budget proposal. Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020-2021 budget proposal directs the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to transition all pharmacy services for Medi-Cal managed care to Fee For Service (FFS) …

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PCDC: Primary Care Needs Immediate Financial Relief from the Federal Government

Categories: Policy
In an urgent letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, PCDC asked for an immediate, targeted allocation of federal aid to primary care providers in order to offset reduced revenue and increased costs associated with COVID-19. PCDC was one of several organizations to send a letter to HHS highlighting …

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To Address COVID-19 Disparities, PCDC Urges New York State to Invest in Primary Care

Categories: Policy
PCDC recently submitted testimony to the New York State legislature for its Joint Senate and Assembly Public Hearing on Exploring Solutions to the Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Communities to recommend an increased focus on primary care in the State’s efforts to address COVID-19 health disparities. Blacks and Hispanics are dying at drastically higher …

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PCDC Report: Many NYC Areas Most Affected by COVID-19 Have Low Primary Care Access

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Press Release
NEW YORK, NY – People in lower-income and communities of color in New York City will have a tougher road back to health after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, according to a new report issued by the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). Points on Care: The Intersection of COVID-19 and Chronic Disease in New York City compares …

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