Special PCDC Statement: Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care

Categories: PCDC News, Policy, Press Release
Nearly 50 years ago, the Supreme Court of the United States held that women[1] have the right to decide whether and when to carry a pregnancy to term or to have an abortion. Today, the Supreme Court upended health care access for millions of people across this country, ruling that it no longer interprets the …

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Special PCDC Statement: Preserving Access to Reproductive Health Care

Categories: PCDC News, Press Release
Reproductive health care, including abortion, is an essential component of primary care. Yesterday, we learned it is likely that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade later this year. While abortion remains legal throughout the country today, we are deeply concerned about what this means for women’s access to a critical component of primary …

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PCDC: Prioritizing Health Coverage and Health Care for Incoming Biden-Harris Administration

Categories: PCDC News, Policy, Press Release
PCDC recently signed on to a letter led by Families USA addressed to the Biden-Harris Transition Team urging the incoming administration to prioritize health and health care immediately upon taking office and outlining key priorities. Over 320 diverse organizations joined PCDC in signing on, representing all 50 states and Washington, D.C. The letter outlined four …

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New Findings: Historic Redlining Drives Health Disparities for New Yorkers

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News
Deliberate disinvestment practices in New York City (NYC) have contributed to persistent disparities in health and socioeconomic status across the city. The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has released new findings that examine the lasting effects of redlining in NYC. In 1938, the Homeowner’s Loan Corporation created so called “residential security maps” to guide entities …

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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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