the mission of the RCHN Community Health Foundation (RCHN CHF) is to support and benefit community health centers and the communities they serve through strategic investment, outreach, education, and cutting-edge health policy research

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RCHN CHF’s initiatives aim both to address the unique challenges that community health centers face today, and support the development of opportunities to sustain CHCs in the future. << >>



By working in partnership to leverage opportunities and resources for community health centers, RCHN CHF is investing in our communities and in our future.

A membership organization representing community health centers and dedicated to expanding access to health care.


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The Geiger Gibson Program in Community Health Policy is a special initiative of Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.


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A business development affiliate of NACHC, CHV offers products and services to meet the specific needs of CHCs.


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Health Centers and Family Planning Update


A new report issued by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative and the Jacobs Institute of Women’s Health examines the potential impact of comprehensive federal guidelines aimed at improving the quality of family planning services on the nation’s community health centers

Phase One of ACA Implementation: RCHN-CHF Grantees Enroll Thousands


A new Outreach & Enrollment Initiative supports projects at Primary Care Associations and community health centers in five states. In the three month period between January 1st and March 31st of this year, RCHN CHF grantees have helped over 5,100 people enroll in health insurance plans.

Reform Update: Medicaid expansion crucial to community health centers, experts warn


Modern Healthcare’s Virgil Dickson discusses the decision in some states not to expand Medicaid and the consequences for community health centers and the patients they serve.

The Poorest Americans Are Still Locked Out Of Obamacare


Tara Culp-Ressler of highlights the findings of the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative report, “Assessing the Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Uninsured Community Health Center Patients: An Update.”