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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

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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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, den

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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

CHCANYS Staffing Update: New Advocacy Contact

CHCANYS is pleased to introduce Jane Ni, our new Policy Analyst who will be taking on all of CHCANYS’ advocacy portfolio from Hannah Woodman, who is now CHCANYS’ Assistant Director of C

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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

REaL Data Collection Workshop – June 2021

Stay tuned for more details on the CHCANYS two-part REaL Data Workshop. This learning event will leverage the

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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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