Health Center News and Happenings

July 2, 2015
We’re celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Community Health Center Movement with a special focus on workforce throughout the month of July. Today we begin with a closer look at Community HealthCorps, the largest health-focused AmeriCorps program founded by NACHC  in 1995 with the mission of improving healthcare access and boosting the health center workforce.  Community HealthCorps […]
June 30, 2015
Our focus during the month of June has been to retrace the 50 year history of Community Health Centers through the lens of an individual health center.  That is what brought us to Neighborhood Healthcare, an award-winning health center in southern California that is marking its 46th year of providing quality care. How did it […]
The Campaign For America’s Health Centers

June 18, 2015
Nuestro equipo está emocionado anunciar nuestro defensor espectacular para junio 2015, Kevin Mallouf, oficial de seguridad en Salud Family Health Centers en Colorado. Kevin ha usado su posición en Salud para aumentar la actividad de su centro de salud en la campaña Salud es la Solución. Kevin empezó a trabajar en Salud en su sitio […]
June 15, 2015
NACHC’s advocacy team is excited to announce the Outstanding Advocate for June 2015, Kevin Mallouf, Security Officer at Salud Family Health Centers in Colorado. Kevin has stepped up and leveraged his position at the Health Center to bolster Salud’s advocacy efforts on the Access is the Answer campaign! Kevin joined the team at Salud’s Fort […]
Health Centers on the Hill

June 30, 2015
Last week was a busy week in the House and Senate with regard to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 appropriations process. Both the House and Senate Appropriations Committee approved their Labor, Health, and Human Services (LHHS) FY2016 bills. For FY2016, health centers have requested that the House and Senate LHHS Subcommittees maintain the FY2015 total […]
June 30, 2015
The King v. Burwell Supreme Court decision on Thursday marked a huge victory for ACA proponents. In a 6 -3 ruling, SCOTUS upheld health insurance premiums for eligible individuals in all states—regardless of whether their marketplaces were state or federally-established. The decision was met with both relief and applause by President Obama’s administration. With Congress […]
The Policy Shop

June 30, 2015
The King v. Burwell Supreme Court decision on Thursday marked a huge victory for ACA proponents. In a 6 -3 ruling, SCOTUS upheld health insurance premiums for eligible individuals in all states—regardless of whether their marketplaces were state or federally-established. The decision was met with both relief and applause by President Obama’s administration. With Congress […]
June 15, 2015
We wanted to let you know about several rules that NACHC is currently reviewing with upcoming comment deadlines.  Please be on the lookout for more information on our draft comments as the comment deadlines approach. Recently Submitted Comments: Department of Veterans’ Affairs Interim Final Rule on 40 mile driving distance calculation – NACHC comments CMS’ Proposed Rule on Stage […]
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June 26, 2015
By Nicole Hanlon, 2013-2014 Community HealthCorps® Member, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers In honor of this Saturday’s National HIV Testing Day, Community HealthCorps® would like to shine a light on the great work our AmeriCorps members do to promote HIV/AIDS … Continue reading
June 11, 2015
By Julia Moy & Gabriela Canjura, Community HealthCorps Members, Metro Community Provider Network In their service as Community HealthCorps AmeriCorps members, Julia and Gabriela serve on the School-based Health Education team with Metro Community Provider Network (MCPN) in Lakewood, Colorado … Continue reading