5 Reasons Why Small Practices are Perfectly Positioned to Address Trauma

Categories: Technical Assistance
Small primary care practices are fundamental in providing medical and behavioral health services in California. They are often the sole providers in low-income areas where many are uninsured and underinsured. With limited resources, small practices are benefitting from creative and meaningful solutions to implementing new programs and screenings. To support small practices in screening for …

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Helping Small Practices Address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Categories: Technical Assistance
Small practices are often the sole providers of care in high-poverty areas, serving uninsured, underinsured, ‘safety-net,’ and low- and moderate-income patients who are covered by government-sponsored health insurance. However, they face unique challenges in implementing new programs and screenings due to limited resources. Earlier this year, Primary Care Development Corporation received a California state grant …

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California Primary Care Access: Q&A with PCDC’s Kirsten Weisbeck

Categories: Analytics, Policy
Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has released a new Points on Care issue examining primary care access in California. The growing primary care provider shortage compounds existing health inequities for California’s underserved and vulnerable populations as communities struggle in the COVID-19 pandemic to meet increased needs for health services. As PCDC’s California team works to …

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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 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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