Health Center News and Happenings

July 25, 2014
What the Funding Cliff Means for Health Centers Blogger Elizabeth Levy writes, “Diverting funds from Community Health Centers and local health departments takes money from prevention and will lead to more people having to rely on costly emergency services.” For Better Treatment, Doctors and Patients Share the Decisions (NPR) A new initiative at Mass General […]
July 24, 2014
Open enrollment is just around the corner and Community Health Centers continue to be on the forefront of educating the uninsured about their options and signing them up for coverage. Following last year’s enrollment period, NACHC and its partners have worked with health center staff on the ground to explore lessons learned, best practices and […]
The Campaign For America’s Health Centers

July 28, 2014
As National Health Center Week 2014 (August 10 -16) approaches, many Health Center advocates have been successful at lining up visits with their Members of Congress onsite at their centers. At time of publication, more than 30 Members of Congress have already confirmed attendance at National Health Center Week events, with event commitments coming in […]
July 1, 2014
NACHC’s advocacy team is excited to announce the Outstanding Advocate for July 2014, Terry Langston, Development Officer for the Center for Family Health (CFH) in Michigan. Terry joined the CFH staff in November 2013, where he put his 20-plus years of experience in fundraising and nonprofit leadership skills to work. In addition to his formal […]
Health Centers on the Hill

June 17, 2014
Last week, the Senate Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) Subcommittee on Appropriations approved their Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 spending bill by a voice vote. The full legislation will be released once the bill goes before the Full Appropriations Committee, but the summary information provided by the Subcommittee states Health Centers will receive approximately $1.49 […]
June 3, 2014
Today, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) announced their plans to mark up their Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 LHHS bill Tuesday, June 10. Consideration by the full committee is expected shortly thereafter, as soon as Thursday, June 12. It is unclear at this time when the FY2015 LHHS bill may […]
The Policy Shop

July 29, 2014
By Dashawn Groves On June 22, 2014, two U.S. courts of appeals issued conflicting rulings on whether the health insurance subsidies are available to ONLY people in states that have created their own exchanges or to all residents regardless if the exchange was created by the state or federal government. The cases center on a […]
June 30, 2014
Last week, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced two important funding opportunities, the new FY2015 Service Area Competition (SAC) and Supplemental Ryan White Funding. See below for more information on both announcements.   FY 2015 Service Area Competition Has Been Released On June 19, 2014, HRSA issued the FY 2015 Service Area Competition […]
Health Center Emergency Management

October 24, 2013
Learn about the Latest in Preparedness at the 2014 Preparedness Summit!  Connect with colleagues, hear about new research, and learn how to implement model practices that enhance capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters and emergencies through a variety of interactive workshops, sessions, and town halls at the 2014 Preparedness Summit.  The […]
September 30, 2013
 The National Association of Community Health Centers is pleased to announce that it has joined a distinguished group of partners on the Preparedness Summit Planning Committee.  The Summit is the premier national conference in the field of public health preparedness. The four-day annual event provides one of the only cross-disciplinary learning opportunities in the field […]
Community HealthCorps Blog

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June 18, 2014
By Liz Hovel and Erin McGlynn, Community HealthCorps® Members, Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers (SSCHC), Milwaukee Each year, over 200,000 women in the United States develop gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) during their pregnancy. Racial and ethnic disparities are rampant in … Continue reading
May 23, 2014
By Reina Amiling, Community HealthCorps® Member, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC) ‘So how can I get into your program?’ ‘I haven’t volunteered in forever. I want to start again.’ ‘I’m going to help at the Food Bank. … Continue reading