The nation’s community health centers continue to show major expansion in the number of patients served, according to a new study issued by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health. The study also documents the expanded array of services that community health centers across the country are now offering.
Report Documents Importance of Community Health Centers for Underserved Communities
A new report documents the increasingly visible role that community health centers are playing in the maturing, post-Affordable Care Act (ACA) health care market. Issued by the Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, the report was published in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation.
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Investigation into State-level Changes in Use of Long-acting Reversible Contraception Shows Differences Persist
The growing use of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) in the federal Title X family planning programs suggests more low-income women who want to avoid pregnancy are able to access one of the most effective forms of contraception. However, increases in LARC use by Title X family planning clients aren’t distributed evenly across states, a team from East Tennessee State University found.