- 6. Assessing the Effects of Medicaid Documentation Requirements on Health Centers and Their Patients: Results of a “Second Wave” Survey
October 4, 2008
This report represents a “second wave” follow-up to a “first wave” study whose purpose was to measure the effects of the Deficit Reduction Act’s citizenship documentation requirements on health centers and their patients.
- 5. Designation of Medically Underserved and Health Professional Shortage Areas: Analysis of the Public Comments on the Withdrawn Proposed Regulation
September 3, 2008
The Collaborative's latest research brief examines comments from health centers and concerned parties across the country on the proposed rule to narrow the federal definition of medical underservice. HRSA’s withdrawal of the proposed regulation provides an opportunity for a future approach that better addresses critical concerns related to data, methodology, and stakeholder involvement.
- 4. Uninsured and Medicaid Patients’ More Likely to Receive Preventive Care in Community Health Centers
August 13, 2008
The study finds that community health centers out-perform other primary care providers in the use of key preventive care services by both Medicaid and uninsured patients.
- 3. Grantee-Level Estimates Show that 31 Percent of All Health Centers would Fail to Meet Tier Two Status under HRSA’s Proposed MUA/MUP/HPSA Designation Regulations
May 12, 2008
This analysis shows that nearly one-third of all health centers would fail to qualify for Tier Two designation under HRSA's proposed designation process.
- 2. Analysis of the Proposed Rule on Designation of Medically Underserved Populations and Health Professional Shortage Areas
May 1, 2008
The policy brief examines a proposed federal regulation to create a new method to designate Health Professional Shortage Areas and Medically Underserved Areas or Populations.
- 1. How Does Investment in Community Health Centers Affect the Economy?
February 25, 2008
Inaugurating a new research brief series on health centers and health policy, the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services estimates that a $250 million appropriations increase in the community health centers program would yield health care for an additional 1.8 million patients …