Urges Public to Provide Comments to Push Back Against Harmful Regulation.
The House voted 361-61 to approve the negotiated appropriations legislation for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, which includes funding for the Health Centers Program and other key health priorities.
The public charge proposal announced by the Administration is cause for profound concern among Community Health Centers (CHCs) and the 28 million patients they serve.
HRSA has awarded over $396 million to Community Health Centers academic institutions, and rural organizations to expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services.
Many health centers across the country are building partnerships with schools to expand access to quality care.
Widespread flooding is still being reported in North and South Carolina, making transportation and emergency medical aid difficult. Continued flooding is expected through the week.
“Health centers serve as lifelines to services and networks of resources in their communities every day, and especially during a crisis,” said HHS Secretary Alex Azar.
“NACHC is grateful for the significant commitment that Teva and Direct Relief have made to so many of our Community Health Centers,” said Malvise A. Scott, Senior Vice President for Partnership and Resource Development at NACHC.
U.S. Senator John McCain dedicated his life to the highest principles of honor, integrity and health equity.
Health Center Leaders Gather to Focus on Medicaid Policy, Opioid Addiction and Long Term Funding Outlook.