- 55. How Could the Public Charge Proposed Rule Affect Community Health Centers?
November 27, 2018
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 …
- 54. Community Health Centers Continued to Expand Patient and Service Capacity in 2017
September 5, 2018
A new report released as part of the Geiger Gibson RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative’s signature policy brief series examines the continued growth of community health centers in 2017. Based on newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Uniform Data System, the report documents a five percent growth in …
- 53. Legacy Community Health Services v. Smith: What are the National Implications for Community Health Centers and Their Communities?
August 7, 2018
In a recent decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in Legacy Community Health Services v. Smith held that state Medicaid programs may refuse to pay community health centers for the non-emergency, out-of-network care they furnish to Medicaid managed care enrollees. The Legacy (TX) decision carries important implications for the financial …
- Health Center Data Insights: Changes in Health Center Patients, 2010-2016
June 8, 2018
A new Health Center Data Insight by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at Milken Institute School of Public Health shows that for the six-year period 2010-2016, community health centers nationwide experienced a growth in patients served of one third, or 33%.
- 52. The State of Recovery: An Update on Community Health Centers in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
April 4, 2018
A new report by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative, finds that six months after Hurricanes Irma and Maria pummeled Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI), the regions’ twenty-three community health centers continue to play a crucial role in responding to the catastrophe, yet health center recovery is uneven, and many …