CHCANYS Assistant Director of Policy Lacey Clarke testified at a joint Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Legislative Hearing on the health and Medicaid sections of the 2017-18 New York State Executive Budget on Thursday, February 16. During her presentation, Ms.Clarke highlighted the need for a $20M increase in indigent care funding for FQHCs and
State lawmakers are expected to grill members of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration on Thursday about proposed cuts and promised savings in the health sections of the executive budget as payers, providers and advocates explain which sections they hope legislators keep and which of their priorities the governor has overlooked.
The Community Healthcare
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the establishment of a $19.5 million Community Health Care Revolving Capital Fund. The public-private partnership will deliver low-cost loans to health care providers across the state for capital projects that will improve access to care for all New Yorkers. "Every New Yorker deserves access to quality health care,
The New York Academy of Medicine honored the 2015 and 2016 recipients of the Lewis and Jack Rudin New York Prize in Medicine and Health, Dr. Neil S. Calman of the Institute for Family Health and Dr. Carol R. Horowitz of Mount Sinai, at a special event on January 26, 2017. Following a reception with more than one hundred guests, each award recipient
Governor Cuomo delivered his 2017 State of the State message during the week of January 9 via a series of regional addresses that took place in various locations across New York, and he delivered his FY 2017-18 Executive Budget proposal on Tuesday, January 17 at the Governor’s Mansion in Albany.
The proposal does not include increased funding for
The Uniform Data System (UDS) report is due February 15, 2017. All grantees of BPHC-administered Section 330 primary care programs, including Community Health Centers, Migrant Health Centers, Health Care for the Homeless and Public Housing Primary Care, are required under the terms of their grant to report UDS data, which then are analyzed by HRSA to
On December 15, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $1.3 million in funding to three New York State health centers -- Neighborhood Health Center, Damian Family Care Centers, and Southern Tier Community Health Center Network – to support the establishment of new sites that will serve an estimated 6,930 new patients. Congratulations to the
CMS approved the State Plan Amendment (SPA) for the FQHC portion of the Uncompensated Care Pool (UCP) in December. This means that CMS will pay a federal match to FQHCs for UCP funds for 2016 and beyond. CHCANYS is in close communication with the NYS Dept. of Health (DOH) regarding the SPA, and additional details on the disbursement of funds will be coming