TITLE

A preventive approach: Community health centers work to block cuts

AUTHOR(S)
Barr, Paul
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;5/30/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 22, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts being done by community health centers in the U.S. to prevent further reduction in their federal budget. It describes how the health centers are viewing the expansion plans developed under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for the sector. It discusses the results of the Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured report which dealt with the funding of health center services improvement. Some health center expansion funding concerns raised are also explored.
ACCESSION #
61071221

 

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