Health Center News and Happenings

September 2, 2015
August was a busy month in terms of news coverage about Community Health Centers.   The headlines kicked off with a very successful National Health Center Week (NHCW) featuring thousands of events across the country that highlighted the critical services Community Health Centers offer their communities. There were health fairs, press conferences, celebrations, health screenings, visits by Members of Congress and other elected officials  to their […]
August 26, 2015
Well the last 24 hours of the 2015 NACHC CHI have been a bit of a blur, but we’ll try to give you some of the highlights.  A notable aspect of NACHC conference events are the pearls of wisdom and insight that come up during speakers’ remarks that give renewed shape and purpose to the 50 year old […]
The Campaign For America’s Health Centers

September 1, 2015
ACCESS ALL-STARS BLOG: ARKANSAS Each week, the CFAHC blog will feature Access All-Stars from each state who exemplify stellar advocacy action and commitment to grassroots advocacy efforts as part of the Access is the Answer Campaign. This week, we learn about the excellent work of our All-Stars from the state of Arkansas. The advocates listed […]
August 13, 2015
Guest Author: Steve Davis Director of Farmworker Outreach at Greene County Health Care | Snow Hill, NC This week during National Health Center Week, we honor and recognize all of the diverse communities and populations Health Centers across the country provide with high-quality, affordable, and culturally competent care. Today, in recognition of Farmworker Health Day, […]
Health Centers on the Hill

July 20, 2015
Keeping track of Health Center funding – what’s been made available, how much is going out, for what, and when – is the full-time job of a number of us here on NACHC’s Federal Affairs team. The funding cycle that starts with the President’s budget request, continues with Congressional action (“appropriations”) and ends with HRSA […]
July 14, 2015
July 30th marks an historic day—the 50th Anniversary of Medicaid (and Medicare).  With Medicare in the traditional “big brother” role, Medicaid often gets forgotten.  But this year, with King v Burwell no longer in the crosshairs, and a major revamp of the Medicare payment system in recent history, Medicaid is standing front and center.  No […]
The Policy Shop

August 10, 2015
By Kersten Lausch Research demonstrating the value of Medicaid expansion continues to grow. The following is an overview of a recent study that examined how the MetroHealth Care Plus program in Cuyahoga County, Ohio impacted patient care. [Note: Unfortunately, access to the full text of Cebul et al.’s article in Health Affairs requires paid subscription or […]
August 4, 2015
By Tracy Sexton July’s Health Affairs issue is dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Medicaid. Unsurprisingly, several articles within this issue feature the substantial role played by health centers, another program celebrating 50 years of service, in providing care to a significant portion of the Medicaid population. In Shin and colleagues’ article discussing the interdependence […]
Community HealthCorps Blog

Community HealthCorps Blog

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August 20, 2015
By Anastasia Romanova, Program Specialist, NACHC-Community HealthCorps For more than thirty years, National Health Center Week (NHCW), has served as a weeklong campaign to celebrate the impact of Community Health Centers in delivering high quality, cost effective, and accessible care across … Continue reading
July 28, 2015
By Stephanie Clavijo, Community HealthCorps® Member, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium St. Anthony’s Medical Clinic stands in the heart of the Tenderloin District, a community in San Francisco facing high rates of drug abuse, poverty, and homelessness. As a Community … Continue reading