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Community Health Center Strategies For Pursuing Accountable Care

September 4, 2015  /  Community Health Centers (CHC), Health Care Providers

Although community health centers provide primary care services to a large portion of Medicaid beneficiaries throughout the country, many health centers have not participated in or led ACOs.

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Community Health Centers: A 2013 Profile and Prospects as ACA Implementation Proceeds

March 19, 2015  /  Community Health Centers (CHC), Health Care Providers

In 2013, more than 1,200 federally funded community health centers provided access to care for low-income populations living in medically underserved communities throughout the country. The Affordable Care Act made expansion of health centers a key part of its strategy for ensuring that these communities would realize the benefits of increased health insurance coverage for […]

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Uninsured Visits to Community Health Centers Down Post Affordable Care Act

January 17, 2015  /  Community Health Centers (CHC), Health Care Providers

There was a 40% drop in uninsured visits to community health centers in states where Medicaid was expanded during the first half of 2014, when compared to the prior year, while Medicaid-covered visits to those clinics rose 36%, according to new research.

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FQHCs Offer More Care to Uninsured, Medicaid Patients

October 8, 2014  /  Community Health Centers (CHC), Health Care Providers

Federally Qualified Health Centers granted new patient appointments to Medicaid beneficiaries and uninsured patients at higher rates than other primary care practices (non-FQHCs)–in addition to charging less for visits–according to results of a new 10-state study.

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HHS awards $300M to health centers to expand primary care services

September 13, 2014  /  Community Health Centers (CHC), Health Care Providers

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will spend nearly $300 million to help thousands of health centers that have struggled to meet rising demand for primary care under ObamaCare.

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Under Obamacare, HHS Spending Another $100M on 150 New Community Health Centers

July 8, 2014  /  Community Health Centers (CHC), Health Care Providers

The Affordable Care Act not only subsidizes health insurance for millions of Americans — it also pays for new community health centers where that government-mandated insurance can be used.

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Community health centers face major funding loss

June 24, 2014  /  Community Health Centers (CHC)

Millions of low-income patients could lose access to primary healthcare if a funding provision within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act set to expire next year is not extended, a study warns.

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HHS offering $300M to community health centers

June 5, 2014  /  Community Health Centers (CHC), Health Care Providers

The Department of Health and Human Services is offering $300 million to help community health centers treat newly insured patients under the Affordable Care Act.

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ACA will drive more traffic to community health centers

May 16, 2014  /  Community Health Centers (CHC)

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will likely increase demand for federally qualified health center (FQHC) services, especially in low-income communities, a new survey reveals.

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Health Centers Hurt In States That Skipped Medicaid Expansion

May 9, 2014  /  Community Health Centers (CHC), Medicaid

More than 1 million patients will remain uninsured because they live in 24 states that chose not to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, according to a by researchers at George Washington University.

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