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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One Million Patients Could Lose Primary Care if Residency Training in Underserved Regions is Eliminated


Loss of funding could disrupt the training of 550 current medical residents and cut off the pipeline of future primary care residents, says a new report conducted by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative.

Children’s Health Insurance Program and Community Health Centers Closely Linked, Vulnerable to Cuts


CHIP is central to health centers’ ability to ensure high quality,  appropriate care

“Who’s Counting on You to Stay Healthy” – Comprehensive Insurance Outreach and Enrollment in Maine


Maine Primary Care Association (MPCA) and 18 member health centers have collaborated  to develop a comprehensive strategy focused on enrolingl uninsured Maine residents in the ACA healthcare exchanges and MaineCare. 

Using Payment Reform Strategies to Strengthen Family Planning Services at Community Health Centers


New report describes how payment reform could improve family planning services offered by the nation’s community health centers.