Advocates for Community Health (ACH)—a member-led organization for federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) with a mission to meaningfully impact federal policy—is working with UnitedHealthcare Community & State to address these challenges and harness the insights, vision and innovation of ACHs members and leadership. Together, we are launching a three-year plan to empower FQHC leaders to drive change in their communities.
WASHINGTON – Advocates for Community Health calls on the House of Representatives to pass the Lower Costs, More Transparency Act, bipartisan legislation that provides a significant increase for the Community Health Center Fund, which must be reauthorized by January 19. This bill will be considered by the House next week. This legislation reauthorizes the Community Health Center […]
WASHINGTON – As community health centers nationwide brace for their Congressional funding to expire on November 17, Advocates for Community Health (ACH)—a member-driven organization working to advance forward-thinking federal policies—led more than 500 health care organizations in urging Congress to fund the Community Health Center (CHC) Reauthorization at $5.8 billion per year for three years. […]
The 340B program has long faced scrutiny, yet over the years, Congressional hearing after hearing has verified the record of health centers in leveraging the program appropriately – putting resources back into the communities they are serving. And just last week, another piece of bad news – HRSA’s Administrative Dispute Resolution panel dismissed a complaint on a technicality.