Investing in Culturally Competent Primary and Specialty Care Services to Immigrant Communities in Houston

Categories: Investment
HOPE Clinic Health and Wellness Center (HOPE), the second largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Houston, Texas, recently received $16 million in total financing from Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) for a new 70,000 square foot health and wellness facility. PCDC’s financing package included $10 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) and $6 …

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Expanding Primary and Specialty Care Services to Underserved Communities in Rhode Island

Categories: Investment
Providence Community Health Center (PCHC), the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Rhode Island, received $6 million on June 26, 2021 in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) from Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) for a new 26,600 square foot health facility. The new facility, which will be located in Providence on Atwood Street, is …

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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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