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Community health center leaders gathering to discuss loss of ACA funds
By Modern Healthcare | August 16, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Leaders of community health centers will come together this week in San Diego to discuss how to meet the increased demand for medical and behavioral-care services under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act's insurance expansion while facing an end to extra funding under the law.
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Community health centers get $100 million for new sites
By Steven Ross Johnson | July 09, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
HHS announced Tuesday that it will be providing $100 million in federal grant funding to develop 150 new community health center sites by 2015.
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Community health centers face major funding loss
By Steven Ross Johnson | June 28, 2014 | Print Magazine Print Magazine Subscription Details
Millions of low-income Americans would lose access to primary healthcare if an expiring funding provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is not extended, a study warns.
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Vital Signs
Community health centers face major funding loss
By Steven Ross Johnson | June 24, 2014
Millions of low-income patients could lose access to primary healthcare if a funding provision within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act set to expire next year is not extended, a study warns.
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Senate bill would let VA hire more doctors, nurses
By Virgil Dickson | June 02, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The Veterans Affairs Department would be able to hire more doctors, nurses and other providers in an expedited manner under a new Senate bill filed by the chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee intended to ease the problems veterans are experiencing in accessing VA healthcare services.
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Use of IT more than doubled at community health centers since 2009, report finds
By Joseph Conn | May 19, 2014
The use of health information technology by federally qualified health centers has more than doubled since the advent of the federal electronic health record incentive-payment program, a report by the Commonwealth Fund suggests.
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Reform Update: Medicaid expansion crucial to community health centers, experts warn
By Virgil Dickson | May 13, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The decision in some states not to expand Medicaid could have dire consequences for community health centers and the patients they serve, experts warn.
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Health centers in line for Medicare boost under new pay model
By Virgil Dickson | April 29, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
Medicare will increase payments to federally qualified health centers by as much as 32% while scrapping the fee-for-service model for one that gives the facilities a bundled rate for each patient encounter.
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Boots on the ground brought out last-minute Latino ACA signups
By Rachel Landen | April 07, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
A last-minute shift to more community and local outreach along with other grass-roots marketing strategies helped state exchanges and enrollment organizations boost Latino signups just before the March 31 deadline after months of lagging enrollment in Obamacare plans.
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Reform Update: Community health centers brace for influx of newly insured
By Andis Robeznieks | March 31, 2014 | Basic Web Basic Web Subscription Details
The nation's 9,000 community health center locations, serving some 22 million patients, are bracing for an influx of patients in the 26 states that have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
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