Jennifer Facteau-Rabideau is the proud owner of Small Town Health Care, the first Nurse-Managed Primary Care Office to open in Plattsburgh, NY. This is a big deal as there are only 250 health clinics across America run completely by nurse practitioners.
The timing to open the clinic could not be better as Plattsburgh is identified as an underserved area for primary care access, predicted to be made worse with the growing number of people becoming insured starting in 2014. According to the American Association of Medical Colleges, the U.S. will be short 45,000 primary care physicians by 2020. Jennifer is leading the way to improve access to primary care right here in the North Country.
Jennifer came to the North Country SBDC for assistance in preparing a business plan and financial projections to secure funding to start her clinic. Advisor Angela Smith worked with Jennifer to research complex medical billing and insurance reimbursement processes to accurately identify potential clinic revenues and expenses.  The outcome was a well rounded business plan that impressed the bank underwriters and resulted in the approval of both a line of credit and a SBA guaranteed loan.
Jennifer is busy settling into her new role as lead health care provider at the clinic she owns and looks forward to welcoming many new patients seeking primary care services. Be sure to follow Small Town Health Care on Facebook for the latest updates and health tips.



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