December 1, 2022

KHN Cherry-Picks Data in Recent Article about FTCA & Community Health Centers

NACHC submitted the following letter to the editor to Kaiser Health News in response to a November 28th article: In what appears to be a pattern […]
September 30, 2022

Congress Passes Legislation Extending Federal Tort Claims Coverage for Health Professionals Who Volunteer in Community Health Centers 

NACHC is pleased that Congress has decided to permanently extend the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) coverage for Volunteer Health Professionals.
September 29, 2022

Congress Passes Legislation to Help Health Centers Expand Mobile Clinics 

Bethesda, MD – The Maximizing Outcomes through Better Investments in Lifesaving Equipment for (MOBILE) Health Care Act overwhelmingly passed the House (414-7) and Senate and is […]
August 15, 2022

NACHC Response to Washington Post/Kaiser Health News Article Regarding Health Centers

NACHC Interim President and CEO Rachel Gonzales-Hanson sent the following letter to the editors of the Washington Post and Kaiser Health News.  To read shortened version […]
August 8, 2022

Health Centers Mark Historic Milestone of Serving More Than 30 Million in a Single Year

Community Health Centers kick off National Health Center Week 2022 (August 7-13) with a historic milestone of reaching more than 30 million patients in a single year.
June 13, 2022

PROFITS OVER PATIENTS: DRUG COMPANIES CRACK DOWN ON LOW-COST PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM

Contact: Amy Simmons Farber 202-309-0338 Bethesda, MD — Drug manufacturers are violating federal law at the expense of the nearly 29 million patients served by Community […]
April 27, 2022

Migrant Health Leaders To Be Honored at National Conference for Agricultural Worker Health

Contact: Amy Simmons Farber 202 309 0338 Migrant Health Centers and leaders will be honored at the Conference for Agricultural Worker Health on May 2nd, in […]
April 18, 2022

COVID-19 Pandemic Exacted a Toll on Community Health Center Workforce; Nurses Account for Highest Loss for Health Centers on the Frontlines

Fighting a global pandemic on the frontlines of underserved communities has decimated the health center workforce with unprecedented rates of attrition.  A new survey by the […]
April 13, 2022

New on the NACHC Blog: Health Centers and the Looming Medicaid Cliff

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of people enrolled in Medicaid has increased by nearly 20%, with close to 85 million people currently enrolled in […]
X