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
Congratulations to Anthony L. Jordan Health Corporation, Betances Health Center, Cornerstone Family Healthcare, Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center, and the Institute for Family Health for being selected by Health Research, Inc. (HRI) and the NYS Dept. of Health to participate in “Increasing Cancer Screening through Patient Navigation in
Long-time CHCANYS Board Member and Urban Health Plan President & CEO Paloma Izquierdo-Hernandez and former CHCANYS President & CEO Elizabeth Swain were honored with Luminary Awards at NYSHealth’s10-year anniversary event on October 20 in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to improve the health of New Yorkers over the past decade.