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Friday, June 24th, 2022

CHCANYS' Statement on Today's SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

While we are disgusted by the Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v.

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

FTCA Health Center Deeming Application Deadline

All Health Center Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Programs redeeming applications for FTCA coverage Calendar Year (CY) 2023 are due by Friday, July 8, 2022, at 11:59

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Utilizing Referral Platforms and Engaging Community Partners to Address Social Risk

Utilizing Referral Platforms and Engaging Community Partners to Address Social Risk

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Team-Based Care Series with The Fenway Institute

Team-Based Care Series with The Fenway Institute: Accelerating Innovative and Timely HIV Prevention and Management Services at Your Health Center

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Have your CHC identified on TelehealthLocator to promote Telehealth Access

A federally funded collaboration between WIM Tracking and the Northeast Telehealth Resource Center is developing a new public facing tool, TelehealthLocator.

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

National Health Center Week – August 7 – 13, 2022

Is your health center hosting an event during National Health Center Week?

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Save NY’s Safety Net Pride Month

The Save NY’s Safety Net Coalition is mobilizing throughout Pride month to raise 340B awareness and to repeal the Medicaid pharmacy benefit carve out.

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

End of NYS Legislative Session

The New York State legislative session wrapped up on Saturday, June 4th.

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Thursday, May 26th, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May has been designated Mental Health Awareness Month since 1949 by Mental Health America (MHA)*.

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Thursday, May 26th, 2022

May is Jewish American Heritage Month

May is designated as Jewish American Heritage Month to commemorate the history of Jewish Americans in the United States.

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Friday, May 20th, 2022

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May is a time to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities and to recognize their tremendous historical and cultural contributions.

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Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Team-Based Care Series with The Fenway Institute

Accelerating Innovative and Timely HIV Prevention and Management Services at Your Health Center

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Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Many More NYS Families Can Count on WIC: Connect Families to WIC with Wanda

Community Health Centers and WIC share a common goal to improve child and family health outcomes for often similar populations.

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Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

New York State Draft 1115 Waiver Released

The New York State Department of Health released its draft 1115 waiver, 

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Wednesday, May 18th, 2022

Merck Contract Pharmacy Restrictions

Drug maker Merck extended its restrictions on 340B pricing involving contract pharmacies to community health centers.

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Tuesday, May 17th, 2022

We Stand With You

CHCANYS grieves alongside the Buffalo community. We are horrified and outraged by this disgusting and deadly racist attack.

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Thursday, April 28th, 2022

April is National Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month is recognized annually during the month of April to highlight the importance of advancing health equity and improving health outcomes fo

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

NYS Oral Health Coalition 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting: Post-Pandemic Workforce: Crisis and Opportunity

The NYS Oral Health Coalition’s 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting, on May 19 & 20, 2022, will bring together experts and innovators from throughout New York and the nati

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Community Partnership Competition Opportunity

The 26th annual Mutual of America Community Partnership Award deadline is May 1st.

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

FQHC Capabilities – Data Collection via Veoci

CHCANYS is currently building a database of New York health centers’ response-related capabilities with

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Establishing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between CHCANYS and New York Community Health Centers to improve communications via Veoci

Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), as well as CHCANYS, as your primary care association, have federal requirements to have systems in place for communicating before

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Customer Service Training Series 

CHCANYS, in partnership with Myra Golden Seminars, LLC, is offering three (3) additional learning modules for Health Center staff to increase their cu

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

CHCANYS’ Emergency Management Work Group Coming Soon!

CHCANYS EM Team is establishing an Emergency Management Work/Peer/Advisory group.

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Resources to Assess and Address the Social Determinants of Health

CHCANYS has compiled a list of resources to support health centers successfully screen patients’ Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) and enhance patient engagement in addressing identi

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

CDC approves second COVID booster for patients over 50

The FDA has approved a secon

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

All CHCs with pharmacy capacity can now receive free COVID oral anti-viral pills through HRSA

BPHC has announced that all CHCs with “pharmacy capacity” can now a receive a limited supply of oral antiviral pills for the outpatient treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19, through t

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Grant funding available to establish or expand Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs)

SAMHSA has published two Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) to support a major expansion of the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic model.

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

President Biden Released Proposed Budget

On March 29, President Biden introduced his $5.8T budget for Fiscal Year 2023.

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Statewide Booster Mandate Rescinded

On March 20, the Public Health and Health Planning Council approved

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Telehealth Regulations

On March 23, NYS DOH released draft telehealth regulation

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

New York State Final Enacted Budget

The FY23 State budget was finalized April 7.

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Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Community Health Center of Richmond (“CHCR”) Invites New York State FQHCs to join CHCR for Phase II of the Breastfeeding Innovation Challenge

In 2021, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) recognized the Community Health Center of Richmond, Inc.

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Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

World Health Day: Our Planet, Our Health

World Health Day: Our Planet, Our Health

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Wednesday, April 6th, 2022

CHCANYS Awarded $2.6 Million to Build Public Health AmeriCorps

New York – CHCANYS announced today that it has received a Public Health AmeriCorps grant of $2,600,000 from AmeriCorps, the federal agency for national service and volunteerism.

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Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022

National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW) March 20 – 26, 2022

NPPW is an opportunity to highlight the dangers of poisonings for people of all ages and promote community involvement in poisoning prevention.

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Optimizing Social Determinants of Health Workflows and Data Strategy at Community Health Centers

Join CHCANYS for a Practice Facilitation Series on Enhancing Social Determinants of Health Workflows and Responding to patients’ social needs data.

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Lower the Pressure Initiative

The American Heart Association has received a

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Register for the NYS-HCCN for a Small Group Learning Collaborative on HIE Considerations for REaL Data Collection

Later this month, the NYS-HCCN will partner with HealtheConnections and the Bronx RHIO to host a small group learning collaborative on the topic of HIE considerations for

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Understanding Health Care Disparities Using REaL Data

Launching in April 2022 and ends in December 2022!

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

FY2022 Omnibus Appropriations Bill Approved

The Omnibus Appropriations bill has been approved by both houses and signed by the President. This bill will fund the Federal government for the rest of FY 2022.

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Community health centers should prepare for surge in demand for Outreach and Enrollment support soon after Public Health Emergency ends

Community health centers should start planning for a surge in demand for Outreach and Enrollment (O&E) supports once the Public Health Emergency (PHE) officially ends – at which poi

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Highlights from the One House Budgets

The New York State Legislature has released their budget bills over the weekend.

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

CHCANYS Statewide Virtual Advocacy Week Event Recordings

CHCANYS Statewide Virtual Advocacy Week events may have concluded but our advocacy is still ongoing!

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Emergency Management Memorandum of Understanding and Peer Work Group

CHCANYS continues establishing connections with community health centers to ensure communication ability during emergencies via a Memorandum of Unders

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

Front Desk Mini-Modules Introducing Trauma, Biases, & Resilience

CHCANYS, in partnership with Kinshift, developed a series of four (4) mini-modules which aim to enhance patien

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Wednesday, March 16th, 2022

2022 NHSC New Site Application Cycle Opens Soon  

Eligible healthcare facilities can apply to become National Health Service Corps (NHSC)-approved sites, if they have not already.

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Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Staying safe as mandates disappear: NYC has lifted its mask and vaccine mandates

As of this week, New York City is no longer requiring masks indoors, including in schools. Restaurants, theaters, and gyms also no longer have to require proof of vaccination.

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Monday, March 7th, 2022

Celebrating Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month. It is a time to recognize and celebrate the contributions of women throughout history.

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Monday, March 7th, 2022

Community Health Centers Stand with Ukraine

Community Health Centers provide whole person care to anyone who needs it, regardless of immigration status, insurance coverage, or ability to pay.

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Friday, March 4th, 2022

Message From Dr. Lavonne Ansari: Concluding Tenure as CHCANYS Board Chair

Message From Dr. Lavonne Ansari

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Thursday, February 17th, 2022

February is American Heart Month

American Heart Month is honored annually during the month of February to spotlight the impact of heart disease on the lives of millions of Americans and to encourage Americans to

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Health Equity & REaL Data Collection: SAVE-THE-DATE!

When:   Mar 11, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

SAVE THE DATE! 7th Annual Emergency Preparedness Seminar

CHCANYS Emergency Management Program, in partnership with New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), is excited to announce its upcoming full-day

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Join our new Emergency Management Group for CHCs!

CHCANYS has announced the formation of our new statewide Emergency Management Group for community health centers, which will:

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

340B Recertification Deadline on February 28th

The deadline for all community health centers to recertify for participation in the 340B program is Monday February 28.

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

OSHA ETS Expiration & NY HERO Act

The federal healthcare OSHA ETS has expired, which means that healthcare entities are now required to be in compliance with the NY HERO Act.

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Vaccine Mandate Compliance

The NYS Department of Health has updated guidance to reflect the requirement of boos

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

VBP Roadmap Comments Due February 18

NYS released an updated VBP Roadmap, open for public comment until February 18th. CHCANYS will be submitting comments and will share a draft ahead of the deadline.

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

New York State Health Budget Hearing

CHCANYS testified at the NYS Health budget hearing on February 8th.

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Medicaid PPS Rate for Third Party Insurance Claims

Effective January 1, 2022, the NYS Department of Health will pay the full PPS rate for all Medicaid claims when Medicaid is the secondary or tertiary payer to a thi

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Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Medicaid Billing for Covid-19 Vaccination Counseling

Effective for dates of service beginning December 1, 2021, FQHCs may bill PPS for Covid-19 vaccination counseling for patients who have not yet received their first dose.

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Thursday, February 10th, 2022

February is Black History Month

Black History Month is recognized annually during the month of February to highlight achievements of Black Americans and their impact on U.S. history.

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Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Nurse Corps and National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Programs

The Deadlines for the Nurse Loan Repayment Program and National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program are approaching – There’s still time to apply!

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Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Sign On Letter: Expand the Use NYS Community Health Care Revolving Capital Fund

PCDC is seeking signatures for the attached sign on letter in s

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Thursday, January 20th, 2022

CHCANYS Clinical Committee & Subcommittees - Get Involved!

Clinical Committee

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Order Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

Individuals can now order free at-home COVID-19 test kits from the government in the latest ongoing effort to curb the COVID-19 surge.

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Primary Vision Care Grant Opportunity for New York CHCs

The Lavelle Fund for the Blind and The New York Community Trust are interested in partnering with Community Health Centers (CHCs) to increase access to primary vision care

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Highlights from Governor Hochul’s Executive Budget

Tuesday, Governor Hochul released her proposed

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Good Faith Estimate Requirement In Effect

The No Surprises Act Interim Final Rule went into effect on January 1, 2022.

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

A Path toward Value Based Payment, New York State Roadmap for Medicaid Payment Reform

On January 19, 2022, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) released for public comment an updated draft of A Path toward Value Based Payment (VBP), New York S

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Telehealth Regulations

The Medicaid emergency regulations for telehealth have been extended.

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Governor Hochul State of the State Highlights

Governor Hochul held her first State of the State Address on January 5, 2022.

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Statewide III Capital Transformation Grants

The application deadline for the Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program III has been extended to February 22, 2022 4:00PM. All community health centers a

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

CHCANYS Three Part Finance Compliance Webinar Series in Partnership with CohnReznick

CHCANYS, in partnership with CohnReznick, is excited to offer this upcoming three (3) part Finance Compliance webinar series starting on February 24,

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Funding Opportunity: Strengthening Communities Grant

The Strengthening Communities program provides community based networks with training, resources and funding to develop and implement local emergency

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Bronx Apartment Building Fire

Resources  

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

CHCANYS 2022 Board Leadership Institute has been cancelled.

CHCANYS 2022 Board Leadership Institute has been cancelled. More information on future governance trainings coming soon!

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

CHCANYS Provider and Front-desk Staff Provider Surveys Results Webinar

CHCANYS Workforce staff shared a summary of the results and next steps for the Retention Surveys (for providers and front-desk staff) funded through t

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

CSH HRSA Webinar Series: Understanding Non-Clinical and ousing Case Management Staff Roles in Diabetes Prevention and Support

Join a unique collaborative series to explore effective strategies for diabetes prevention and management in non-traditional settings.

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Present at a Patient-Centered Medical Home Health Equity Technical Assistance Symposium

BPHC will host a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Health Equity Technical Assistance (TA) Symposium on Monday, January 31, and Tuesday, February 1, 2022.

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

National Diabetes Prevention Program – Virtual Lifestyle Coach Training!

When: February 2, 3, 9, and 10, 2022 Time: 9:00-12:00 p.m.

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Join our final DCPC Cohort launching in July 2022

Sites will participate in either the Diabetes or Cardiovascular Disease category of this year-long partnership, and focus on specific strategies to improve the prevention and management

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Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Register Now: Telehealth and Substance Use Disorders Care II: Considering Health Equity

Date and Time: Monday, January 24th at 1:00 p.m.

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Monday, January 3rd, 2022

January is National Blood Donor Month

January – National Blood Donor Month is a time to recognize the importance of donating blood in saving lives and to celebrate the lifesaving impact of bloo

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Assembly Hearing on Healthcare Workforce

On November 18, 2021, the Assembly committees on Health, Labor, and Higher Education held a joint hearing on the COVID-19 impact on the healthcare workforce.

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Updates

The Health Center Volunteer Health Professionals (VHP) Program has a statutory sunset date of October 1, 202

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

NYS DOH Telehealth Capital Grant Opportunity

New York State Department of Health (DOH) announced the availability of $1.5 million of the DOH Capital IT Fund to provide grants in support of projects under the Telehealth Capital Pro

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Statewide III Capital Transformation Grants

Reminder that the Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program III applications are due Wednesday, January 12, 2022 on Grants Gateway.

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program

The Nurse Corps loan repayment has received unprecedented levels of funding, and therefore we are asking all health centers to strongly encourage all eligible applicants t

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

National Health Service Corps Deadline Extended to February 3

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment program has received unprecedented levels of funding, and therefore we are asking all health centers to strongly en

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

HRSA and CHC Inc. Readiness to Train Assessment Tools Results

The HRSA and CHC Inc.

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Provider and Front-Desk Staff Provider Surveys Results Webinar

CHCANYS Provider and Front-desk Staff Provider Surveys Results Webinar - CHCANYS Workforce staff shared a summary of the results and next steps for th

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Recruitment and Retention Peer Learning Collaborative

CHCANYS is kicking off the Recruitment and Retention Peer Learning Collaborative starting in January of 2022.

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

2021 Highlight: Trauma-Informed Care

CHCANYS', in partnership with the University of Buffalo's Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (ITTIC) is excited to c

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Register Today for the Virtual Heart Matters Symposium

The annual Heart Matters Nursing and Allied Health Symposium is instrumental in strengthening the future of cardiovascular care, with sessions aimed at bringing the latest news and science to all i

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Secure a spot in the NYS-HCCN Community for 2022-2025

As we look to a new year and a new iteration of the HCCN program, the NYS-HCCN will be focused on meeting the needs of our members through training and education around HIT optimi

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

Looking Back on 2021 with the NYS-HCCN

The New York Statewide Health Center Controlled Network (NYS-HCCN) would like to thank its participating health centers, subcontractors, fellow HCCNs, and Health Resources & S

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

2021 Highlight: ​​​​​​​Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Management

Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Management, inclusive of enhancing team-based care services and roles, incorporating evidence-based guidelines into practi

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

2021 Highlight: Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring, and Virtual Care Team

In 2021 CHCANYS disseminated promising practices, lessons learned, and evidence-based guidelines to support and accelerate efforts related to:

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Tuesday, December 21st, 2021

CSH HRSA Webinar Series: Understanding Non-Clinical and Housing Case Management Staff Roles in Diabetes Prevention and Support

Join a unique collaborative series to explore effective strategies for diabetes prevention and management in non-traditional settings.

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Thursday, December 9th, 2021

Primary Care HIV Prevention Funding Opportunity- Due 12/14

Apply for HRSA’s FY 2022 Ending the HIV Epidemic – Primary Care HIV Prevention (PCHP) funding opportunity (HRSA-22-104).

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Monday, November 29th, 2021

World AIDS Day: December 1, 2021

World AIDS Day – December 1st is an important day for community health centers, friends, families, and communities across New York

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

Assembly Hearing on Medicaid Managed Care

The Assembly Health Committee convened a hearing on November 1, 2021, on Medicaid Managed Care.

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

National Health Service Corps Application Deadline Extended

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) loan repayment program provides loan repayment awards to students pursuing a degree in allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, physician assi

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

CY22 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

Medicare has published the CY22 Physician Fee Schedule Final

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

Medicaid Vaccine Billing Guidance Update

NYS Medicaid Vaccine billing guidance has been updated to reflect FFS reimburseme

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Signed Into Law

President Biden signed the $1T Bipartisan Infrastructure bill into law on November 15, 2021.

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

Build Back Better Act/Social Infrastructure Bill Status Update

The Build Back Better Act, also known as the Social Infrastructure bill, has

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

No Surprises Act – Good Faith Estimate Requirement

The No Surprises Act Interim Final Rule requires health centers to provide good faith estimates to uninsured patients on their estimated out-of-pocket charges before they receive care.

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

Federal Vaccine Mandate Interim Final Rule

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Interim Final Rule With Comment Period: 

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Wednesday, November 17th, 2021

NYS Vaccine Mandate Update

On October 29, 2021, the U.S.

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Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

CHCANYS’ Solution Partner Update

CHCANYS partners with the CommonWealth Purchasing Group, LLC (CPG)  to bring FQHCs services to address critical patient and business needs with significant savings.

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Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

November is National Diabetes Month!

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 88 million US adults have prediabetes.

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Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

Don’t Delay! Join the Final Cohort of the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control Project

Join your health center colleagues from across the State in the final cohort of the Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control Program, which conven

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Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

AHA Regional Hypertension October 2021 – Recordings and Slides are Now Available

Main Room – Featured Speakers

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Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

New Clinical Education Initiative, Hepatitis C & Drug User Health Center Course! “X-Express: Buprenorphine for Beginners”

The Clinical Education Initiative, Hepatitis C & Drug User Health Center developed a new course “X-Express: Buprenorphine Prescribing for Beginners”.

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Tuesday, November 16th, 2021

CSH Diabetes National Learning Series - Recap

Missed a Session of the Series?

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Monday, November 15th, 2021

State-of-the-art Lab Tour

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated has completed its integration of Northeast regional operations to its new 250,000 sq. ft. next-generation lab facility in Clifton, NJ.

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Friday, October 22nd, 2021

REaL Data Collection Workshops

REaL Data Collection Webinar-July 2021 This learning event leverages the

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Monday, October 18th, 2021

COVID-19 Virtual Memorial Wall

CHCANYS is creating and maintaining a COVID-19 Virtual Memorial Wall for health center staff, patients, and friends to honor the lives lost during this pandemic.

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Friday, October 15th, 2021

NYSDOH Commissioner's Medical Grand Rounds - Long COVID, October 25th, 1:00 – 3:00pm

On October 25th, the New York State Department of Health will host a session of the Commissioner’s Medical Grand Rounds Series:

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Thursday, October 14th, 2021

Seeking Primary Care Practices to Participate in Opioid Quality Improvement (QI) Learning Collaborative

Get resources and guidance on how to implement effective opioid management strategies for older adults by participating in the “Management of Opioid Use and Misuse in Older Adults” lear

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Million Hearts September Partner Call Resources

See below for resources:

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

1115 Waiver Concept Paper Submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

New York State Department of Health (DOH) has submitted a concept pape

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

NYS Department of Health Food Insecurity Symposium

When: October 21, 2021 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Click here for flyer.

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

AHA Hypertension Summits (NYS and NYC)

AHA NYC Hypertension Summit Invitation

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

BPHC FY22 NOFO – Ending the HIV Epidemic – Primary Care HIV Prevention (PCHP)

Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) released the FY22 Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to expa

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program

The U.S.

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Provider Relief Fund Phase 4 and ARP Rural Application

HRSA has announced $17 billion for Phase 4 of Provider Relief Funds (PRF) and $8.5 billion in American Rescue Plan (ARP) Rural funds.

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Updated Medicaid COVID-19 Vaccine Billing Guidance

New York State Medicaid billing guidance has been updated to reflect reimbursement fo

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

New NYS DOH Commissioner Mary T. Bassett

Governor Hochul has appointed Mary T.

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Workforce: CHCANYS Front Desk Trade-Off Survey and Process

CHCANYS is inviting CHC leadership to identify key office managers and front-desk managers who can support the creation and refinement of the CHCANYS

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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

SUNY Stony Brook LCSW Pilot Pipeline Program - FQHC Site Description Request

SUNY Stony Brook and CHCANYS are requesting site descriptions to share with students interested in serving at a health center site in NYS as part of t

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Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

NYS Announces New Grant Opportunity: Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Grants, Round 3

Reminder that the Statewide Health Care Facility Transformation Program III applications must be submitted in Grants Gateway by 4:00 PM EST on Wednesday, January 12, 2022..

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Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

2021 New York Statewide Adult Immunization Coalition Virtual Meeting

Registration for the 2021 New York State Adult Immunization Coalition Meeting is now open!  Due to ongoing efforts related to COVID-19, this year’s meeting will take place virtual

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Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

Tips for starting THE CONVERSATION about the COVID vaccines!

Let's talk about the COVID-19 vaccines!

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Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

COVID-19 Virtual Memorial Wall

CHCANYS is creating a COVID-19 Virtual Memorial Wall for health center staff, patients, and friends to honor the lives lost during this pandemic.

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Monday, October 4th, 2021

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

CHCANYS Makes a Broadway Debut

The Association marked National Nonprofit Day with its first-ever billboard in the heart of Times Sq

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

To learn more about suicide prevention check out these resources:

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Federal Advocacy Needed: Advocacy Action Alerts

Ask your Members of Congress to Cosponsor the PROTECT 340B Act!

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

60-Day Grace Period for Provider Relief Fund (PRF) Reporting Period 1

HRSA has announced a 60-Day grace period for PRF Reporting Period 1 in response to challenges due to the current COVID-19 surge and natural disasters.

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Provider Relief Fund Phase 4 and American Rescue Plan Rural Provider Funds

HRSA has announced $25.5 billion in new funding available for health care providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding includes:

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

President Biden Announces Federal Vaccine Mandate

On September 9, 2021, the Biden Administration announced a federal vaccine mandate for all workers in healthcare settings, federal employees and contractors, and other workplaces with o

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Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

CHCANYS Trade-off Analysis Provider Survey – Closing Soon!

CHCANYS invites community health center sites to participate in a trade-off analysis survey for primary care providers (primary medical, d

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Monday, August 30th, 2021

Congratulations to NY CHC and LAL Quality Recognition Badge Recipients!

HRSA is recognizing Health Center Program awardees and look-

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Thursday, August 26th, 2021

eClinicalWorks - Request for Information

The Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) is looking to identify a consultant to assist CHCANYS and its members with monthly eClinicalWorks (eCW) EHR webinar sessions and te

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Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Register Now! Crisis Prevention Institute Conflict Prevention & De-escalation Virtual and Self-Paced Training

CHCANYS Emergency Management invites all New York federally-qualified health centers (FQHC) to register for the Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) virtual self-paced training on Conflict Prevention

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Rental Assistance is Available to Help Renters and Landlords

Health centers, the federal moratorium on evictions expires at the end of this week.

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Million Hearts Resources

Information on the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) The Heart Truth® 2021-2022 Community Subcontract Program is available

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

New York City Dental Clinics

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene maintains a list of Low Cost Dental Providers (LCDP) across New York City.

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Apply to Become a Healthy People 2030 Champion

HHS invites your health center to become a Healthy People 2030 Champion. These are organizations committed to working toward Healthy People's overarching goals and objectives.

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

2021 National T/TA Needs Assessment Open for YOUR Input!

About the National Needs Assessment: The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Primary Health Care (HRSA/BPHC) has requested a national health

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Webinar Recording: The Critical Role of Monoclonal Antibodies as the COVID-19 Pandemic Continues

Earlier this week, HRSA held a webinar focused on how monoclonal antibody therapeutics can help prevent serious illness from COVID-19. It featured Michael R.

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

AIM for Zero Suicides: Suicide Care is Healthcare Virtual Symposium

AIM for Zero Suicides: Suicide Care is Healthcare Virtual Symposium

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Health Home Services Post-State of Emergency

The Office of Mental Health issued a memorandum to Health Homes Serving Adults and Specialty Mental Health Care Management Agencies (MH CMAs) providing additional guidance pertaining to

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

2020 MCVR Submissions Due August 31st 2021

Please see the FQHC MCVR Submission Guide here. Questions regarding t

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

PRF Reporting Requirements

The Provider Relief Fund Reporting Portal was opened for report

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Passes the Senate

On August 10, 2021, the Senate passed a $1.2T bipartisan infrastructure bill, providing over $380B over five years for highways, transit programs, and broadband deployment formula grant

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

Governor Cuomo Resigns; Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul to become New York’s first Woman Governor

On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, Governor Cuomo announced his resignation amid at least 11 sexual harassment allegations by current and former staff members.

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Wednesday, August 18th, 2021

CHCANYS' September Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) Training Offerings

Dates and Times*: September 14, 2021 at 10:00 – 11:00 am; September 16, 2021 at 1:00 – 2:00 pm 

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Monday, August 2nd, 2021

Funding Opportunity: Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Program

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), through the American Rescue Plan, released this new

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Look-Alikes received ARPA funding on July 15

On Thursday 7/15, BPHC announced that it had awarded nearly $144 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to 102 look-alikes.

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Partner Your FQHC with the NYS Smoker’s Quitline

The New York State Smokers’ Quitline is the hub for anyone seeking cessation resources and services, especially tobacco-users, electronic nicotine delivery users (ENDs), and healthcare

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

NYS Arthritis Program Toolkit

An estimated 3.5 million adults (22.5%) have been diagnosed with arthritis in New York State.

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

NYS HPV Honor Roll Awards

The NYS HPV Coalition launched the

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Senate Democrats agree on $3.5 trillion infrastructure budget “blueprint”

The $3.5 trillion budget outline introduced by Senate Democrats this week has wide ranging implications for the government’s role in h

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Protect 340B Act Introduced in House of Representatives

The PROTECT 340B Act – the first-ever comprehensive Federal anti-pickpocketing bill -- was introduced into the House of Representatives on Friday July 9 by Reps.

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Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Telehealth Emergency Regulations

DOH and DFS have issued emergency regulations on the continuation of COVID telehealth flexibilities.

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Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

New York State of Emergency to End Today, June 24

Governor Cuomo announced today that effective June 24, New York State’s COVID-19 State of Emergency will end. At this time, we are awaiting additional guidance from the State Department of Health.

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Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021

Community Health Care Association of NYS, NYS Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare Provide Specialized Training to Enhance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare

The Community Health Care Association of NYS (the Association) and the NYS Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (the Council) are proud to continue our work to enhance diversity,

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Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

CHCANYS Supported State Legislation

After a flurry of activity, the State Assembly and Senate have convened their legislative sessions.

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Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

Apply to the Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program 

Qualified fully licensed, credentialed clinicians or registered SUD professionals who are a full-time employee at a STAR LRP-approved facility are eli

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Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

Provider Relief Fund Updates

HHS has released new gu

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Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

COVID Vaccine Billing

To increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine for homebound and hard-to-reach Medicare beneficiaries, Medicare is

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Wednesday, June 16th, 2021

Changes Impacting Providers Serving Children Effective July 1, 2021

Effective July 1, 2021, children in the care of Voluntary Foster Care Agencies (VFCAs) or placed in foster homes certified by Local Departments of Social Services (LDS

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Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

Center for Health Care Strategies Learning Community Opportunity: Engaging Patients of Color to Advance Health Equity

Engaging Patients of Color to Advance Health Equity is a 12-month learning collabora

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

CHCANYS21 Hybrid Conference: Save the Date!

The annual CHCANYS Conference will be a hybrid offering in 2021! CHCANYS21 hybrid approach means you can choose whether to attend in-person or virtually.

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) Learning Collaborative: New Cohort Application Now Open

CHCANYS, in partnership with the University at Buffalo's Institute on Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care (ITTIC), is excited to announce a new opportunity for up to five (5) community health centers t

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

President Biden’s Proposed Federal Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Released

President Biden has released his proposed budget for Federal Fiscal Year 2022.

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

HRSA extends deadline for CHCs to register to participate in NHSC to Thursday July 1

HRSA has extended the deadline for CHCs and other providers to apply to be eligible to recruit providers through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) and Nurse Corps.  While the ori

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021

UPDATE: Pharma Response to HRSA’s Call for Refunds to 340B Covered Entities

As previously reported, on May 17, HRSA sent letters to six pharmaceutical manufacturers stating that their policies restricting 340B priced drugs to contract pharmacies vio

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Monday, May 17th, 2021

Federal Tort Claims Act Applications for CY 2022 Coverage

The annual redeeming application for Federal Tort Claims Act coverage for CY 2022 are due by 11:59pm on June 25, 2021.

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Monday, May 17th, 2021

Medicaid Vaccine Billing

The NYS Medicaid COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Fee has been increased to $40.00 effective for dates of service on or after April 1, 2021.

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Monday, May 17th, 2021

HRSA Decries Pharma Actions on 340B Contract Pharmacies; Calls for Refunds to 340B Covered Entities

On May 17, HRSA sent letters to six pharmaceutical manufacturers stating that:

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Monday, May 17th, 2021

National Health Service Corps: Loan Repayment Programs Applications Extended!

The Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA), Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) has opened loan repayment and scholarship application cycl

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Tuesday, May 11th, 2021

RCHN Community Health Foundation Awards $1 Million to Community Health Care Association of New York State

NEW YORK (May 11, 2021) – The RCHN Community Health Foundation (RCHN CHF) has announced a gift of $1 million to the Communit

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Friday, May 7th, 2021

Telehealth Tech and FCC Grant Help Clinic Maintain Visit Volume

Callen-Lorde integrated the telemedicine technology with its NextGen EHR to ensure it was capturing all data.

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Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Nonstop Wellness: Health Equity & Employee Health Benefits Webinar

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an existing healthcare crisis into focus: shortcomings and inequities with traditional insurance plan design.

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Comagine Health and CHCANYS Virtual Care Team Guide

Join the Behavioral Health and Nursing Sub-committee calls in May to learn more about how a robust Virtual Care Team Guide and other complementary resources c

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Collaborative Screening: Guidance for Person-Centered Training Opportunity for New York Community Health Centers in June 2021

Collaborative Screening is a person-centered approach to gathering information and providing referrals in health and social service settings that elevates the perspect

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

ONC’s 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule Effective April 5

As of April 5, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has begun enforcement of the ONC’s Cures Act Final Rule.

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Get your patients registered to vote with Vot-ER’s free resources!

Vot-ER is a nonpartisan 501c3 that partners with healthcare organizations to register patients, coworkers, and community members to vote or make a plan to vote safely.

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

American Rescue Plan Funding

HRSA has announced funding for FQHCs and Look-Alikes from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP).

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

CHCANYS Opportunity: PRAPARE Smart Form Subsidy for eCW Users

Attention all eClinical Works Users: CHCANYS has a limited-time opportunity expiring in June 2021 to support health centers’ systematic collection and respons

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Join the CHCANYS Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Control Partnership!

Join the upcoming DCPC Cohort launching in July 2021!

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

Building a Strong Community Health Center Workforce

This past year CHCANYS, in partnership with 91 East Productions and various NY community health centers, developed a workforce pipeline recruitment vi

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