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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Community health centers have been providing crucial health care services to low-income Americans for more than 50 years. Health centers now have more than 10,000 sites in rural and underserved communities in U.S. states and territories. However, proposed changes to the federal Medicaid program may impact the centers’ ability to continue to serve close to 26 million people who turn to them for health care.