Groundbreaking in Rural Louisiana for Primary Care and Behavioral Health Expansion

Categories: Investment
An underserved rural community in north-central Louisiana will soon have more access to integrated primary care and behavioral services, thanks to financing from the Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC). CommuniHealth Services, established as Morehouse Community Medical Centers Inc. in 2002, broke ground for its new state-of-the-art 41,000 square-foot facility in Bastrop. The $14.3 million project …

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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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PCDC Testimony: Support the Integration of OMH and OASAS in New York State

Categories: Policy
Combining the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) and the New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) into a single agency will benefit New Yorkers by providing unified behavioral health services. The testimony identifies the importance of combining both state agencies, which would ultimately improve access especially for underserved communities …

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With California Expansion, PCDC Builds on History of Financing and Expanding Primary Care

Categories: PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced its growing Los Angeles office, broadening a commitment to California’s primary care providers and practices. By formally concentrating services — capital investment, performance improvement, and advocacy — in California, PCDC builds on its history of expanding primary care access in low-income, underserved communities throughout the state. David …

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PCDC Issues Recommendations on ‘Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap’

Categories: Policy, Technical Assistance
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has identified five recommendations for integrating primary care into behavioral health in New York State, as part of a case study for providers, policymakers, and other stakeholders. Funded in part by the New York State Health Foundation, “Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap” proposes simplifying integrated facility requirements, establishing …

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