Other gg reports and research.

  • The Recovery of Community Health Centers in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands One Year after Hurricanes Maria and Irma
    September 19, 2018

    One year after hurricanes Maria and Irma struck Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), recovery of essential community health care has progressed,  but remains incomplete and challenging. This issue brief presents findings from a comprehensive survey of community health centers in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.  It describes the current state …

  • Community Health Centers’ Experiences in a More Mature ACA Market
    August 23, 2018

    Community health centers provide comprehensive primary care services in some of the most underserved communities in the nation. A new issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation summarizes findings from the 2018 survey of community health centers to provide a snapshot of health centers’ outreach and enrollment activities, as well as changes in service capacity …

  • The Role of Community Health Centers in Addressing the Opioid Epidemic
    July 30, 2018

    Community health centers play an important role in efforts to address the opioid epidemic and in  many communities, they are on the front lines as important sources of treatment for those with opioid use disorder (OUD).  A new  issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation presents findings from a 2018 survey of community health centers …

  • Community Health Centers: Growing Importance in a Changing Health Care System
    March 13, 2018

    Drawing on federal health center data from 2016 and the Health Center Patient Survey from 2009 and 2014, this brief describes health centers and their patients in 2016 and examines changes in access to care and utilization of services by health center patients following implementation of the ACA coverage expansions in 2014.

  • How Are Health Centers Responding to the Funding Delay?
    February 18, 2018

    The Community Health Center Fund (CHCF), a key source of funding for community health centers, expired on September 30, 2017, and has since been extended through only March 31, 2018. A new fact sheet from the Kaiser Family Foundation  Health  presents preliminary findings from the 2018 Survey of Community Health Centers, designed by George Washington …

  • Community Health Centers: Recent Growth and the Role of the ACA
    January 18, 2017

    A new issue brief from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation draws on 2015 UDS data and a comprehensive Survey of Health Centers’ Experiences and Activites under the Affordable Care Act to provide a current snapshot of community health centers and their patients, analyze recent changes, and compare the experience of health centers in Medicaid …

  • Health Reform Repeal Could Cause 3 Million People to Lose Jobs and Trigger Broad Economic  Disruption
    January 5, 2017

    A repeal of key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) could lead to significant economic disruption and substantial job losses in every state, according to new research. In 2019 alone, 2.6 million people could lose their jobs. These losses could rise to nearly 3 million positions in health care and other sectors by the …