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
On Tuesday, August 25, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Acting Administrator Jim Macrae announced over $3.4 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 54 New York State health centers in recognition of their achievements in providing high quality, comprehensive care. Awardees will use these funds to expand current quality improvement
The Obama administration last week announced a big increase in support for community health centers in the latest expansion of a program that has a long bipartisan history and robust bipartisan support today.
The health centers got a start under President Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty, expanded slowly over the years, and then got a huge lift from