Special PCDC Statement: Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care

Categories: PCDC News, Policy, Press Release
Nearly 50 years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States held that women[1] have the right to decide whether and when to carry a pregnancy to term or to have an abortion. Today, the Supreme Court upended health care access for millions of people across this country, ruling that it no longer interprets the …

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Celebrating Primary Care Investment Passage in New York State

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
Last week, New York State took a monumental step toward increasing health equity and access to primary care for every New Yorker. Under the leadership of Assemblyman Richard Gottfried and Senator Gustavo Rivera, the Assembly and Senate passed A7230-B/S6534-C, a bill designed to help New York move towards a primary care-centered health care system, fostering a …

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PCDC Urges Governor Hochul to Make Primary Care a Central Focus of Her $10 Billion Health Care Commitment

Categories: Policy, Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2022 Contact: Hannah Huntt, hhuntt@pcdc.org  PCDC Urges Governor Hochul to Make Primary Care a Central Focus of Her $10 Billion Health Care Commitment  Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) — a New York-based, national nonprofit Community Financial Development Institution that aims to increase access to primary care and achieve health equity …

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PCDC Supports Legislation to Strengthen Primary Care in New York

Categories: Policy, Press Release
Primary care is undervalued and underfunded, despite evidence that it improves health outcomes and reduces costs. The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) applauds the introduction of A.7230/S.6534. Introduced by Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair of the Senate Health Committee [pictured right], and Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, Chair of the Assembly Health Committee [pictured left], the legislation …

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New York Senate Advances Bill to Expand Eligible Uses for the Community Health Care Revolving Capital Fund

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Policy
The New York State Senate recently took action on a bill sponsored by Senate Health Committee Chair Gustavo Rivera and Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried to increase flexibility and expand eligible uses of the New York State Community Health Care Revolving Capital Fund, which is administered by PCDC. The Senate Health Committee passed the …

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