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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.

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  • 11/27/2018 55. How Could the Public Charge Proposed Rule Affect Community Health Centers?

    A new report by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative finds that  hundreds of thousands of patients could lose access to comprehensive primary and preventive care at community health centers if a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is adopted. Applying prior research into the chilling effect and its spillover impact to the proposed new public charge rule, Collaborative researchers determined that the  rule’s chilling effect could cause between 354,000 and 646,000 community health center patients to forgo Medicaid coverage, and between 295,000 and 538,000 patients could lose access to primary care. 

  • 11/02/2018 The Projected Effects of the Arkansas Medicaid Work Requirement Demonstration

    This past June 2018, Arkansas became the first state in the nation to implement a federal Medicaid work demonstration – known as Arkansas Works — that terminates Medicaid coverage for.. read more

  • 10/31/2018 October E-News: Learning and Collaboration – Local and Beyond

    In September, at the invitation of the Canadian Association of Community Health Centers (CACHC), Canadian and U.S health center leaders gathered in Victoria, British Columbia, for two days of intensive.. read more

  • 10/10/2018 National Health IT Week 2018

    Founded by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the Institute for e-Health Policy in 2006, National Health IT Week is a nationwide  collaborative forum offering healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to showcase the.. read more