- Community Health Centers Caught In ‘Washington’s Political Dysfunction’
February 5, 2018
In a column, Kaiser Health News cites the latest data from The Kaiser Family Foundation/Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative team at Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH), National Association of Community Health Centers survey on the deep impact of the funding gap to community health centers and the communities they serve.
- Congress Has Quietly Created a New Health Care Crisis for 26 Million Americans
February 5, 2018
In this article for Vox, Sarah Kliff discusses the community health center funding cliff and the wide reaching effects on community health centers and the patients they serve. With commentary from Sara Rosenbaum at The Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University, the article further discusses the restoration of the Children’s …
- Leaders of WV’s federally Qualified Health Centers Wait for Funding
January 20, 2018
In an article for the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Erin Beck examines the impact in West Virginia if the Community Health Center Fund is not restored.
- J. Lo and A-Rod Launch Fund to Aid Puerto Rico’s Road to Recovery After Hurricane: A ‘Heartbreaking Yet Hopeful Day’
January 8, 2018
People magazine covers Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodrigues as they launch the Puerto Rico Federally Qualified Health Centers Disaster Recovery Fund in conjunction with the Hispanic Federation and RCHN Community Health Foundation. The fund aims to strengthen and expand the work of Puerto Rico’s Federally Qualified Health Centers following Hurricane Maria.
- Jennifer López y Alex Rodríguez Realizan Millonaria Donación
January 7, 2018
El Vocero reports on the Puerto Rico Federally Qualified Health Centers Disaster Recovery Fund, an initiative launched by Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, in conjunction with the Hispanic Federation and RCHN Community Health Foundation. The fund aims to strengthen and expand the work of Federally Qualified Health Centers in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria.
- Fenway Launches Pilot Program to Reduce Avoidable ER and Hospital Use for LGBT Patients
December 6, 2017
The Rainbow Times reports on Fenway Health’s new pilot program to decrease avoidable ER visits and hospitalizations for behavioral health and substance abuse treatment for transgender patients or those insured by MassHealth. The program was funded by a grant from RCHN Community Health Foundation.
- The Community Health Center Fund: What’s At Risk?
October 1, 2017
In an Op-Ed for The Milbank Quarterly, Sara Rosenbaum, Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University discusses the importance of health centers, the essential role they play in providing healthcare services, particularly to underserved communities, and what is at stake if Congress fails to extend the Community Health Center Fund.
- Pediatric Healthcare Costs 35% Less at Community Health Centers
July 3, 2017
Jacqueline Belliveau writing for RevCycle Intelligence examines how community health centers, under a special Medicaid reimbursement model, were able to lower pediatric healthcare costs compared to other providers. The article highlights a recent study from the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative.
- Grants Roundup: Wilson Foundation Gives $5 Million for Western N.Y. Youth Sports
May 17, 2017
The Chronicle of Philanthropy notes RCHN CHF for its grant award to the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University.
- 2017 Heritage Provider Network Healthcare Innovation Awards Announces 25 Finalists
May 2, 2017
Yahoo Finance reports on the 2017 Heritage Provider Network Healthcare Innovation Awards, for transforming access to and quality of affordable healthcare in the New York metropolitan area. RCHN CHF President and CEO, Dr. Feygele Jacobs has been nominated as a finalist for the Heritage Healthcare Organizational Leadership Award.
- Health-Law Changes Could Further Fray the Medical Safety Net for Farmworkers
April 12, 2017
In an article for the Daily Yonder, Taylor Sisk discusses the importance of Medicaid and the effects of state Medicaid expansion on migrant and seasonal agricultural workers served by community health centers. Sisk highlights findings from three recent RCHN CHF-supported reports.
- Health Inequity & Zika Virus
March 3, 2017
In an opinion piece for El Nuevo Día, Puerto Rico’s Main Daily Newspaper, RCHN CHF President and CEO Feygele Jacobs discusses health centers in Puerto Rico and their critical role along with the primary care association, Asociación de Salud Primaria de Puerto Rico, in fighting Zika, linking to a recent Geiger Gibson RCHN Community Health …
- Healthcare for Farmworkers Vital
July 13, 2016
In an Op-Ed for the Albany Times Union, RCHNCHF President and CEO Feygele Jacobs discusses how Medicaid expansion and sustained funding for community health centers can decrease the number of uninsured and underinsured agricultural workers and increase access to needed health care services for them and their families.
- More Migrant Agricultural Workers Have Health Coverage
June 16, 2016
Claire Hutkins Seda of the Migrant Clinicians Network highlights findings from the recent policy report on the effects of the ACA and Medicaid expansion on migrant health centers and their patients, by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative.
- Pilot Cervical Cancer Screening Program Gets Check Up
April 20, 2016
Public News Service’s Eric Galatas reports on the progress of a new program to reduce cervical cancer piloted by RCHN CHF grantee Colorado Community Health Network.
- Conferees Confront Infant Mortality in Erie County
April 11, 2016
Tom Jackson of the Sandusky Register reports on a summit hosted by RCHN CHF grantee Erie County Community Health Center (Ohio) on reducing infant mortality and improving outcomes.