“These changes represent a dramatic change of course for a program that has been widely viewed as successful and enjoyed bipartisan support for decades.”
Health centers care for 16 percent of people living with an HIV diagnosis in the U.S. and 22 percent of all people with HIV who are receiving HIV-related care.
“In his long life in public service, nearly 60 years in the U.S. House of Representatives, John Dingell exemplified the highest qualities of integrity, leadership, and commitment to the public interest. “
Health centers provided over 2 million HIV tests in 2017 and are a key point of entry for people who undiagnosed with HIV.
“If you stay within the four walls of the medical setting, you miss a lot of what’s going on with your patient.”
NACHC resource features a detailed picture of the Health Center Program for policymakers, legislators and researchers.
In its first hearing of the 116th Congress, the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee heard from leaders of Community Health Centers from around the country.
Senators Roy Blunt (R – MO) and Debbie Stabenow (D – MI) introduce legislation to provide reliable and dependable funding for the nation’s more than 1,400 health centers.
Chris Traylor will replace Mary Mayhew as Acting Director for the Center for Medicaid & CHIP Services.
NACHC’s latest blog post on the federal court ruling out of Texas that Affordable Care Act (ACA) is unconstitutional.