PCDC Testimony: Protect Primary Care Investments in New York State

Categories: Policy
Primary care funding must be protected and grown — particularly integrated primary and behavioral health care efforts, PCDC will assert before the New York State Legislature today. The testimony highlights measures to expand primary care investment statewide, which would ultimately cut health care delivery costs and lead to better management and prevention of chronic diseases. …

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Louise Cohen Named Among ‘Health Power 100’

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
PCDC CEO Louise Cohen has been named among the Health Power 100 by City & State — her second consecutive appearance as an honoree. The 2020 list recognizes executives, policymakers, and other influential leaders based on “their accomplishments, economic clout, sway in political and policy matters, philanthropic efforts, constituencies they represent, and, of course, sheer political power,” …

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PCDC CMS Comments on New York’s 1115 Waiver Amendment Request

Categories: Policy
The New York State Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT)’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program amendment request is an opportunity to deliver on its primary care promise, PCDC says in its federal public comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The 1115 Medicaid Waiver Amendment proposal includes an extension component to …

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PCDC Issues Recommendations on ‘Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap’

Categories: Capacity Building, Policy
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has identified five recommendations for integrating primary care into behavioral health in New York State, as part of a case study for providers, policymakers, and other stakeholders. Funded in part by the New York State Health Foundation, “Closing the Behavioral Health Integration Gap” proposes simplifying integrated facility requirements, establishing …

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