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
RUSHVILLE (August 18, 2015) - Rep. Tom Reed met last Wednesday with leaders of rural health care centers who want to remind him and other elected officials of the critical needs they meet in their communities, and their concerns about changes in federal funding structures that will impact the way they care for patients.
Mary Zelazny, CEO of Finger Lakes
On Tuesday, August 11, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced that HHS has awarded $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 266 new health center sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services in communities that need them most.
The awards were
On Tuesday, May 5, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced that HHS has awarded approximately $101 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 164 new health center sites in 33 states and two U.S. Territories for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services in communities that need them most.
New York is set to receive
New York, N.Y. - Healthcare veteran Brian McIndoe has been appointed President & CEO of the William F. Ryan Community Health Network in NYC. McIndoe has served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Ryan Network for the past six years and previously held senior financial officer positions at acute care facilities in New Jersey. The New City, NY
Services and Advocacy for G.L.B.T. Elders, or SAGE, is opening its first senior center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the Bronx on Wednesday as part of a $1.5 million, city-funded expansion of L.G.B.T.-focused senior programs and support services across the five boroughs. The Bronx center will operate five days a week from rented space
Community Healthcare Network (CHN), a nonprofit providing affordable and comprehensive community-based primary and behavioral health care, announced today that Robert M. Hayes will join the organization as the new President and CEO. Mr. Hayes brings a wealth of experience as a policy advocate, manager and attorney in the non profit and private sectors. He
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell has announced nearly $2.8 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 56 of New York State’s Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) to recognize quality improvement achievements. (FQHCs include health centers receiving grants under Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act). New York follows