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Your CHCANYS: 1-24-13

January 24, 2013 Edition




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HRSA Announces New NAP Grants for FY 2013
On January 16, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced the availability of approximately $19 million in Affordable Care Act New Access Point (NAP) Grant funds for health centers. Applications must be submitted via by February 27th, and supplemental information is due in EHB by April 3rd. read more >>


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Governor Cuomo Releases 2013-14 New York State Executive Budget  
On January 22nd, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo unveiled his 2013-14 Executive Budget. The Legislature will likely begin budget hearings in early February. read more >>

Advocacy Day 2013 Registration Now Open - Sign up Today! 
It's time to start making plans to attend CHCANYS' Annual Community Health Center Grassroots Advocacy Day, scheduled for March 4, 2013 at the the EmpireStatePlaza in Albany. read more >>

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                  CHCANYS EVENTS

Night of the CHCStars! Benefit Reception – April 30, 2013
This special event, organized by CHCANYS’ Fundraising Committee, is dedicated to the men and women who are the stars of the health center movement.  read more >>

CHCANYS 2013 Statewide Conference & Clinical Forum: Hold the Dates!
CHCANYS' 2013 Conference will once again be held at The Saratoga Hilton Hotel & Saratoga Springs City Center.  


form Data System (UDS) Report Deadline February 15, 2013 – Special Note Regarding Sandy Reporting
According to the BPHC, grantees should only report Sandy activities as part of their UDS submissions if they were performed under their approved scope of services or if the... read more >>

HRSA Issues New Program Assistance Letter on Alignment of EHB Change in Scope Module with Change in Scope Policy (PAL 2013-03)
This new Program Assistance Letter (PAL) states that HRSA's intent is to align the Change in Scope (CIS) submission and approval process with existing health center scope... read more >>

HRSA Hosts All Grantee Forums to Update Health Centers
The Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) Associate Administrator, Jim Macrae, hosted the first "all grantee” forum on January 15th...  read more >> 

Health Center Board Resources Available on NACHC Website
NACHC offers a board education video series developed specifically for health centers. NACHC plans to add to these online governance-related resources for board members and staff over... read more >>

Priority Management Group Announces Winter 2013 Training Lineup
Designed exclusively for community health centers, Priority Management Group’s (PMG)Winter training webinars include new topics for 2013 as well as enhanced and updated versions of previous sessionsEach 90 minute session costs... read more >>


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Biosurveillance Update
Please click here for a detailed update on Influenza. 

Hurricane Sandy and FEMA Assistance
FEMA has moved the deadline for the submission of applications to its Public Assistance Program to January 28, 2013.  All health centers in the affected regions who plan to apply for assistance must submit their... read more >>

NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Announces Creation of Outreach Teams to Assess Recovery Needs in Immigrant Communities
The NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs has announced the creation of non-profit outreach teams to assess recovery needs of immigrant New Yorkers affected by Hurricane Sandy in advance 
of the January 28th deadline...

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                   HEALTH IT NEWS


CHCANYS Awarded HRSA Health Center Controlled Network Grant 
CHCANYS is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 3-year HRSA grant to create the New York Statewide Health Center Controlled Network (NYS-HCCN). Thirty-three FQHCs throughout the State joined CHCANYS in this application which provides funding for technical assistance in implementation and use of EHRs, including Meaningful Use, Quality Improvement and Patient Centered Medical Home. CHCANYS’ Center for Primary Care Informatics (CPCI) will play a central role in the network’s efforts. read more >> 


Albert Einstein College of Medicine to Host Adolescent Health Webinar on Contraceptives
The third in this series, the webinar will focus on providing evidence-based contraceptive care for adolescent patients using non-daily methods including the transdermal patch, vaginal ring, contraceptive implant and levonorgestrel intrauterine system. read more >>

NYU Cancer Institute – Winter Cancer Education Series 
Click here for a listing of upcoming events from the NYU Cancer Institute.  read more >>

Visual Health: A Study from Australia
Between 2007 and 2011, the Australian Macular Degeneration Foundation conducted a multifaceted campaign to increase public awareness of macular degeneration. read more >> 

ACU Health IT and the Underserved Conference to Take Place in Poughkeepsie in March
Health IT and the Underserved, a two-day conference on harnessing the power of health IT to improve care for the underserved, will take place in 
Poughkeepsie on March 7 – 8, 2013.

December 2012 New York State Medicaid Update
The Office of Health Insurance Programs of the New York State Department of Health has approved the release of the December 2012 Medicaid Update. read more >> 

Register Today for the National Training Institute for Health Educators
The National Training Institute for Health Educatorsis a skill-oriented training institute that focuses on the development of training programs and presentation skills. Scheduled for March 18-20, 2013, it is designed to strengthen the wide-array of skills that health educators will need in the upcoming years through participation in plenary sessions, workshops and small group work.  read more >>


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LEAP Internship Program a Great Resource for Health Centers 
The ‘Learn as you Earn’ Advancement Program (LEAP) places students who are at least halfway through certificate or Assocates Degree programs into paid internships that are relevant to their studies and desired careers. By handling the details of the placement, the program offers community employers the chance to receive skilled interns with no HR or  read more >>

NURSE Corps: Loan Repayment and Scholarship Programs for Nurses
The Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) and Nursing Scholarship Program (NSP) have been rebranded as “NURSE Corps: Caring for Communities in Need.” The NURSE Corps Scholarship and Loan Repayment Programs... read more >>

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