On September 14, HRSA announced $10.5 million in awards to sixty-two NYS health centers to support increased access to substance abuse and mental health services. The majority of health centers received approximately $175,000. A list of the awardees is available here. HRSA Regional Administrator Ronald Moss announced the awards at Betances Health Center
Amy Nickson has joined CHCANYS as Vice President of Policy and External Affairs. Amy comes to CHCANYS with a depth of understanding of New York State health policy, having worked at the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the New York State Assembly for nearly two decades.
Ms. Nickson spent ten years working for DOH, most recently as Assistant
A new report released today by the Community Health Care Association of New York State finds that difficulties in recruiting and retaining providers at New York’s federally qualified health centers (FQHC) persist despite the existence of numerous state and federal loan repayment and practice support programs designed to resolve that very problem.
HRSA’s 2017 Quality Improvement Awards recently recognized sixty-one FQHCs in New York State with awards totaling $6.4 million. The funds are based on performance on the 2016 Uniform Data Systems reports that FQHCs submit to the funding agency. As described in HRSA’s announcement, the funds are intended to support continued FQHC quality
Yesterday afternoon, Governor Cuomo announced the recipients of $491M in Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program funding via a series of regional press releases – click here to view them. We are especially pleased to see that 21 health centers received just over $59M, reflecting the State’s commitment to allocate a portion of
CHCANYS is saddened to announce that our friend and colleague Rebecca Gaige-Troxell passed away on Saturday, July 8, surrounded by her family.
A member of CHCANYS’ Health Center Support team, Rebecca was beloved by CHCANYS and health center staff alike. She was a fountain of knowledge about the FQHC program and assisted numerous health centers across
CHCANYS President & CEO Rose Duhan and Whitney Young Health CEO David Shippee spoke with Liz Benjamin of Capital Tonight on June 28 about the adverse impact that proposed federal cuts to Medicaid would have on community health centers and their patients. Watch the interview here.
Congratulations to Patricia Fernandez, President and CEO of Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center and recipient of the Primary Care Development Corporation’s (PCDC) 2017 Excellence in Primary Care Award! Selected for her leadership and embodiment of PCDC’s goal to ensure quality primary care for all, Ms. Fernandez was honored at the