Health Center News and Happenings

November 21, 2014
Community Health Centers Are Ready to Enroll More Uninsured (NACHC) A NACHC survey revealed that Community Health Centers were ready for the open enrollment period. Nearly ninety-seven percent (97.2%) of respondents said that they felt ready.  When asked to describe how they have prepared for open enrollment, respondents described a range of activities that include […]
November 17, 2014
This three-part blog series spotlights the great work of three Community Health Centers addressing Hepatitis C. Hepatitis C is a significant public health problem in the United States.  Of the approximately 3.2 million people in the US who have chronic hepatitis C (HCV), most do not know they are infected. HCV is more prevalent in […]
The Campaign For America’s Health Centers

November 11, 2014
The midterm election of 2014 has resulted in a great shift in the national political landscape. The control of the Senate is now in Republicans hands. For the first time, there will be 100 women collectively in both houses of Congress. And a total of 65 freshman Representatives and Senators have been elected to national […]
November 7, 2014
NACHC’s advocacy team is excited to announce the Outstanding Advocates for November 2014, Doug Smith, Paula Grant, and Steve Davis from Greene County Health Care in Snow Hill, NC! At the end of September, Representative G.K. Butterfield joined 249 other members of the House and signed on to the Health Center Funding Cliff letter. On […]
Health Centers on the Hill

November 7, 2014
by NACHC Federal Affairs and Advocacy staff What Happened? Tuesday’s elections saw a sweeping victory for the Republican Party in Congressional races across the country, and will return the GOP to the majority in the United States Senate. Republicans will hold at least 53 seats in the Senate (a gain of 8), with the election […]
October 21, 2014
Since the Policy and Issues forum in March, NACHC and health center advocates have been diligently working on all fronts to educate Congress on – and push for a solution to – the looming expiration, at the end of FY2015, of dedicated funding streams supporting the operations of Community Health Centers, scholarships and loan repayments […]
The Policy Shop

November 12, 2014
On October 31, 2014, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published its Work Plan for FY 2015, summarizing new and ongoing reviews and activities that the OIG plans to pursue with respect to HHS programs and operations during the current fiscal year. Similar to […]
November 7, 2014
The Republican gains this week carried through to the state level as well. In terms of Governors, the breakdown shook out to 31 R and 18 D (Alaska is yet to be decided) which is 3 more than the Republicans previously held. In statehouses across the country, Republicans won 10 chambers which resulted in more […]
Community HealthCorps Blog

Community HealthCorps Blog

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October 28, 2014
By Amelia Davis, Community HealthCorps® Member, Salud Family Health Centers It is only the second month of my AmeriCorps service term with Community HealthCorps®, but the days rush by, filled with hospital visits, home visits, and electronic medical records—all key … Continue reading
October 3, 2014
By Anastasia Romanova, Program Specialist, NACHC-Community HealthCorps® Gerrard Jolly (@JustJolly), Deputy National Director of Community HealthCorps® since July 2009, has been selected as the next National Director of the National Association of Community Health Centers’ (NACHC) national AmeriCorps program. Officially … Continue reading