Governor Cuomo recently announced that nearly $44 million will be awarded to support cancer prevention and early detection programs statewide over the next five years. The Cancer Services Program ($39.4 million) aims to reduce disparities in breast, cervical, and colorectal cancer incidence and mortality through free cancer screening for uninsured and
(Albany) – The Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) today launched a two-day opioid summit at the University at Albany, bringing together experts from Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), community partners, addiction specialists, and federal, state, and local leaders to learn, strategize, and share promising practices
CHCANYS and the New York State Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (NYS Council) have been jointly selected as one of ten national grant awardees to participate in a primary care and behavioral health State Learning and Action Collaborative focused on care delivery and payment initiatives. Funded by The Delta Center for a Thriving Safety Net, with
Tiffany Portzer has joined CHCANYS as Vice President of Communications, effective May 7, 2018. Tiffany brings with her a wealth of communications and external relations experience, having spent the past six years in the positions of Assistant Commissioner, Communications Director, and Chief Public Information Officer for various New York State agencies.
After several weeks of negotiations, Governor Cuomo signed into law New York’s 2018-19 state budget late last week. CHCANYS is very pleased that the $168B budget deal includes several items of importance to primary care, including the following:
Patient-Centered Medical Home Incentive Payment Program The final budget restores the full $20M cut to the
Health care never stops, even in the face of devastating natural disasters. Asociación de Salud Primaria de Puerto Rico and community health centers in Puerto Rico continue to serve patients on the island even in the hardest of circumstances with the support of stateside colleagues and organizations like Urban Health Plan, Callen-Lorde Community
Dr. Neil Calman, MD, a pioneer in the creation and growth of community-based health centers in New York, has been elected Board Chair for the statewide association representing the Empire State’s nearly 70 federally qualified health centers.
Dr. Calman has served as president and CEO of the Institute for Family Health, one of the largest networks of
CHCANYS President & CEO Rose Duhan testified at a joint Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Legislative Hearing on the health and Medicaid sections of the FY 2018-19 New York State Executive Budget on Monday, February 12. A copy of her testimony is available here. Access video of the hearing here (Ms. Duhan’s testimony begins near the