Health Center News and Happenings

September 19, 2016
If you haven’t done so yet, take a moment for yourself and read the special article penned by H. Jack Geiger, MD in the American Journal of Public Health, “The First Community Health Center in Mississippi: Community Health Centers Empowering Themselves.”  One of the founders of the Community Health Center Movement, Dr. Geiger walks us back to rural […]
September 12, 2016
District of Columbia Community Health Center Unity Health Care recently received a visit from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and Education Secretary John B. King, Jr.  The two visited Unity’s school based health center on the historic Cardozo Education Campus, which is a combined middle and high school in the […]
The Campaign For America’s Health Centers

September 27, 2016
NACHC’s advocacy team is excited to announce the Outstanding Advocate for September 2016, Kelley Pate, 340B Compliance Coordinator for Valley View Health Centers in Ohio. In addition to her work on the 340B drug pricing program, Kelley has devoted extensive time to advocacy through the Community Action Committee of Pike County and by organizing events […]
September 1, 2016
We did it! With your help we achieved our most recent goal of growing the Health Center Advocacy Network to 100,000 individuals in 100 days! Today, we are proud to announce that our Network of Health Center Advocates now totals close to 101,000 advocates who, like you, are committed to raising their voices on behalf […]
Health Centers on the Hill

July 19, 2016
Over the past six months, we’ve heard from you about thirteen Members of Congress visiting health centers in about ten different states! BIG thank you to those who’ve shared their stories. As mentioned in previous posts, inviting a Member of Congress for an in-person visit is a vital advocacy tool and a great way to […]
July 18, 2016
By: NACHC Federal Affairs Team With Members of Congress scheduled to attend the party conventions this week and next, and then to head back to their districts for the August recess, Congress will be out of Washington for the next seven weeks. With National Health Center Week looming, the recess is a great opportunity to […]
The Policy Shop

September 13, 2016
A special thanks to Laura Adams, President & CEO of the Rhode Island Quality Institute; Chuck Jones, President & CEO of Thundermist Health Center; Matthew Roman, Chief Operating Officer of Thundermist Health Center; and Jane Hayward, CEO of the Rhode Island Health Center Association for their contributions to this post.    By Thao-Chi Tran Health […]
September 6, 2016
Are you on the list? CMS has released its draft 2018 Essential Community Provider list, the list used by Qualified Health Plans in the Marketplace to meet the ECP contracting requirement.    Take a look at the announcement below to find out how to determine if you are on the list and if not, how […]
Community HealthCorps Blog

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June 30, 2016
By Meghan Radman, 2015-2016 Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps Member, Georgia Mountains Health At Georgia Mountains Health, I serve as a Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps member on various projects. One of my roles involves leading healthy aging education and activities so that older … Continue reading
June 27, 2016
By Joshuah Creswell, 2014-2016 Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps Member, Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center As a Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps member, I had given this test a few times before. I gave it in vans, churches, schools, and other odd places. This day, … Continue reading