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.

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PCDC Testimony: Preserving New York’s Primary Care Safety Net Through COVID-19 and Beyond

Categories: Policy
PCDC CEO Louise Cohen testified before the New York State legislature in February as part of the joint legislative budget hearing on health and Medicaid. The testimony emphasized the importance of primary care investment and access for New Yorkers in order to close the gaps in care exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pathway to …

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Behavioral Health Integration: Q&A with PCDC’s Andrew Philip

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News
Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) recently released Points on Care issue indicates that integrating behavioral health and primary care improves overall health outcomes, particularly for those with comorbid physical and behavioral health conditions. The data reviewed in the report revealed integrating care can address health disparities as well as reduce the cost of care. In …

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Hard to Catch Up: Don’t Forget Quality Improvement and Reporting Requirements throughout COVID-19

Categories: Technical Assistance
With the COVID-19 pandemic in its ninth month in New York City, primary care practices have needed to become masters of everything. They are concurrently responsible for regulatory reporting to Medicare, Medicaid, and health plans, developing COVID-19 testing protocols, planning for potential vaccination distribution, delivering telehealth services, restarting in-person services, and managing new remote workforces. The challenges continue to grow, …

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PCDC Receives $10 Million Impact Investment to Help Close Primary Health Care Deficit in Underserved Communities

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Press Release
Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) announced receiving a $10 million donation from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott, a catalytic investment to strengthen primary care and build health equity. “Primary care is underfunded and unavailable to many. This lack of access and investment in primary care and prevention has left many communities especially vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic,” …

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PCDC: Prioritizing Health Coverage and Health Care for Incoming Biden-Harris Administration

Categories: PCDC News, Policy, Press Release
PCDC recently signed on to a letter led by Families USA addressed to the Biden-Harris Transition Team urging the incoming administration to prioritize health and health care immediately upon taking office and outlining key priorities. Over 320 diverse organizations joined PCDC in signing on, representing all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The letter outlined four …

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