Funding and Policies Critical to Community Health Center Services: Four Legs of a Stool

This brief goes over the different funding and policies that support health centers, which include Federal Health Center appropriations, Medicaid, savings from the 340B Drug Discount Pricing Program, and recent federal COVID-19 relief.ย  Although each source contributes uniquely to health centersโ€™ operations, growth, and innovation, they are all intertwined. When one source is reduced or compromised, the entire health center budget is weakened, similar to when a leg is removed from a stool it collapses.

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