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
Mary Zelazny, Chair of the CHCANYS Board of Directors and CEO of Finger Lakes Community Health, was recently appointed to serve as a Regional Representative to the National Association of Community Health Centers’ Board of Directors. Her two-year term will begin on October 1st. Congratulations, Mary!
June is Pride Month, and CHCANYS would like to recognize all that New York’s FQHCs do every day to ensure that members of the LGBTQ community have access to high-quality, culturally-competent primary and preventive health care services. Click here to view photos of a few of the Pride celebrations that health centers have hosted and/or attended so far
CHCANYS is excited to announce the appointment of Rose Duhan as its new President and CEO. She succeeds Elizabeth Swain, who passed away last year.
Ms. Duhan most recently served as Assistant Secretary for Health in the office of Governor Andrew Cuomo, where she oversaw policy and operations for the Departments of Health and Aging, including the Medicaid
The New York State FY 2017-18 budget was enacted on Sunday, April 9th, after the Governor and Legislature came to agreement on several outstanding issues. The final budget bill includes $54.4M in indigent care funding and $500M in Health Care Facility Transformation Funding (HCFTF), a minimum of $75M of which has been earmarked for community-based
The Assembly and Senate released their budget responses to the Governor’s budget proposal - known as one house bills – on Monday, March 13. CHCANYS is still reviewing the bills and will provide a more detailed summary soon; in the meantime, please note the following hightlights:
Indigent Care Funding Neither the Assembly nor the Senate
The proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act unveiled this week by House Republicans and supported by President Trump puts the health care of millions of New Yorkers – and tens of millions of Americans – at risk.
The Community Health Care Association of New York (CHCANYS) and New York’s federally qualified health centers