The American Rescue Plan Act and FQHCs: An Opportunity to Bolster Much Needed Primary Care Access

Categories: Investment, PCDC News, Policy, Technical Assistance
With the recent passing of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) and provider organizations will receive funding from the federal government. The U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) will allocate over $6 billion to Health Center Program award recipients. Additional funding for FQHC Look-Alikes, Health Center Controlled Networks and …

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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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PCMH Reflection: Altura Centers for Health

Categories: Client Spotlight, Technical Assistance
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) provides consultation and technical assistance that enhances the ability of health care providers to deliver quality primary care. Through these services, PCDC has helped nearly 770 health centers achieve Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) recognition. One such provider is Altura Centers for Health, which worked closely with PCDC to provide …

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Novogradac Journal: How PCDC is Helping Make a ‘Big Difference in Big Easy’

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
In a new Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits cover story, PCDC leaders comment on how New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) fueled financing for CrescentCare, a New Orleans-based community health center and longtime PCDC client. PCDC completed financing last summer to construct CrescentCare’s new 65,000-square-foot medical campus, bringing much-needed primary care and prevention services to a community …

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Six Years After Hurricane Sandy, PCDC Financing Helps Revitalize Health Center

Categories: Client Spotlight, Investment, PCDC News
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has completed $22.5 million in financing to transform a health center in an underserved New York City neighborhood affected by Hurricane Sandy. Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Building America CDE partnered with PCDC on the project, which will bring new space, services, and jobs to an area disproportionately affected …

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