September 18, 2019

A Health Center Serves as an Oasis in Southwest Detroit

Community Health and Social Services Center, known as CHASS, began as a community response to a health care desert in southwest Detroit in the late 1960s.  […]
September 6, 2019

The Atlantic: The Surprising Rural Health Care Legacy of the ’60s

“Of the many challenges for America’s rural communities, near the top of the list is access to health care,” write authors Deborah and James Fallows in […]
September 5, 2019

29 Million People Depend on Primary Care Funding that Expires September 30

Washington, DC – In a matter of days, every health center in America stands to lose more than 70% of their federal grant funding without Congress […]
September 4, 2019

NACHC Blog: Some Place to Go When There is No Place to Go

Bob, 78, was left early one morning at the door of Yakima Neighborhood Health Services homeless services facility. He was wrapped in cardboard and a blanket. […]
August 29, 2019

Community Health Centers Awarded $1.2 Million to Help Vulnerable Patients More Effectively Manage Medications

BD, along with Direct Relief and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC)  recently honored six community health centers in the U.S. with the “Innovations […]
August 20, 2019

HHS Awards $107 Million to Support Health Center Quality Improvement

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced nearly $107 million in Quality Improvement Awards to 1,273 health centers across nearly all U.S. […]
August 12, 2019

NACHC Statement Regarding Public Charge

August 12, 2019 —The Administration has released the final regulation that expands the definition of “public charge” and puts the health and well-being of immigrant families […]
August 12, 2019

America’s Health Centers to Convene in Chicago for National Conference

For Immediate Release: August 12, 2019  Contact: Amy Simmons Farber 202/309-0338 The 2019 Community Health Institute (CHI) and EXPO, hosted by the National Association of Community […]
August 8, 2019

Funding Announced for Community Health Centers to Help Fight Opioid Crisis

Contact: Amy Simmons Farber 301 347-0400 The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today awarded nearly $400 million to combat the nation’s opioid crisis. The investments […]