PCDC Urges HHS to Address Systemic Racism in 1115 Medicaid Waivers

Categories: Policy
PCDC recently joined nearly 300 organizations urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to address systemic racism in the health system by taking action within the Medicaid program. In a letter to Secretary Alex Azar, the organizations highlighted the health disparities experienced by Black women and asked that the Secretary take immediate steps …

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PCDC Closes 25th Anniversary by Looking Ahead

Categories: Events, PCDC News
PCDC celebrated its Founders Reception in November, a rousing close to the organization’s 25th anniversary. The event concluded a year of milestones — including leveraging a total $1 billion to expand and enhance primary care nationwide. “We’re dedicated to working alongside you and so many others to achieve our common goal of a better future …

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PCDC Founding Board Member Highlights Need for Primary Care to Keep Communities Healthy

Categories: PCDC News
Access to primary care is key to preserving the health and wellbeing of communities of color, according to PCDC founding board member David R. Jones, Esq. in a recent article published in Amsterdam News. The piece highlighted how the mission PCDC was founded to fulfill 25 years ago is still of great importance today: to …

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A Blueprint for Equity: Q&A with PCDC Founders

Categories: Events, PCDC News
Primary Care Prioneers
As with many storied partnerships, a crisis brought together Ronda Kotelchuck and David R. Jones. Each was already renowned: Kotelchuck, for her civil rights work and primary care advocacy; Jones, for tackling urban poverty as President and CEO of the Community Service Society (CSS) of New York. Then came CSS’ urgent 1990 report about New York City’s …

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