On August 4, 2016, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $525,000 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Patient-Centered Medical Home Awards to 15 FQHCs across New York State. The awards are intended to assist providers in improving quality and experience of care through the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) health care delivery model
On June 16, 2016, U.s Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $8.6 million in funding to 23 New York health centers to increase access to integrated oral health care services and improve oral health outcomes for their patients. Congratulations to the awardees! Read more here.
On May 4, 2016, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced nearly $13 million in in funding to 13 New York health centers for facility renovation, expansion, or construction. The awardees will use this funding to renovate or acquire new health center clinical space to help provide care to a projected 41,500 additional
On March 11, 2016, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $7.29 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 21 New York State health centers to improve and expand the delivery of substance abuse services, with a specific focus on treatment of opioid use disorders in underserved populations.
Administered by the HHS Health Resources and Services
On November 13, 2015, HRSA Acting Administrator Jim Macrae announced awards totaling over $389,000 to six New York City-based health centers to provide health insurance outreach and enrollment assistance. The awardees are:
Apicha Community Health Center (New York) - $64,357
Callen-Lorde Community Health Center (New York) - $59,000
Hudson River Health Care is one of the largest health care providers outside New York City. It has 29 health centers across 10 counties, and sees 135,000 patients in a given year. Given the number of patients it sees, one would expect HRHCare to play an integral role in the state’s plans to reform the Medicaid program.
In fact, its role will vary,
On September 15, 2015, U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $28 million in Affordable Care Act awards to 57 New York State health centers. Nearly $18.5 million of these funds will enable awardees to increase access to medical, oral, behavioral, pharmacy, and vision care services and serve 46,882 new patients. The
BD, Direct Relief, and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) honored seven community health centers, including two from New York State, with the Innovation in Care Award at NACHC’s 2015 Community Health Institute and EXPO in Orlando, Florida last week. Part of the BD Helping Build Healthy Communities™ initiative, the