PCDC Testifies on Rising Health Costs Before NYC Council

Categories: PCDC News, Policy
Every year, rising health care costs cut into earnings of workers and their families, essentially erasing wage increases — and more. An essential solution to rising health care costs is investment in primary care, PCDC testified before the New York City Council yesterday. “Too many Americans are just one medical bill, a hospital stay, or …

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Comment on Medicaid 1115 Waiver Request

Categories: Policy
Three key changes can help create a primary care-focused Medicaid program in New York State, PCDC said in a public comment today. The recommendations concern the proposed amendment to the Medicaid 1115 waiver, which broadly allows state innovation within the Medicaid program. In its comment, PCDC puts forth concepts — allocating funds directly to primary …

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PCDC Highlights Primary Care Research and Benefits in NYC Council Testimony

Categories: Analytics, Policy
In testimony before the New York City Council today, PCDC highlighted its findings on primary care access disparities, measured on a City Council District level. By examining all 51 districts, the Primary Care Access Profiles provide a multidimensional view of gaps in access, help support advocacy for additional services, and inform siting of new primary …

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Disparities in Primary Care Access: Q&A with Kirsten Weisbeck

Categories: Analytics, PCDC News, Policy
PCDC’s newly released Primary Care Profiles identify marked disparities in primary care access in New York City, measured on a City Council District level. The findings hold great potential for policy and advocacy efforts, says Health Research Analyst Kirsten Weisbeck, MPH, who co-authored the profiles. A member of the Evaluation and Analytics team, Weisbeck specializes …

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Primary Care Access in NYC Council Districts: New Findings

Categories: Analytics, Policy
The Primary Care Development Corporation (PCDC) has identified marked disparities in primary care access in New York City, measured on a City Council District level. By examining all 51 districts, the Primary Care Access Profiles provide a multidimensional view of gaps in access, help support advocacy for additional services, and inform siting of new primary care …

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