Advancing Health Equity in NY and Nationwide

On Tuesday, February 21, Advocates for Community Health (ACH) joined Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (NY-09), ACH members Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) and Sun River Health, and other community health advocates to announce the introduction of the Health Center Community Transformation Hub Act during a press conference at MHHC’s Maternal Health Center of Excellence.

U.S. Senate HELP Chair Bernie Sanders, Associate Administrator of the Bureau of Primary Health Care James Macrae, and Special Assistant to the President Catherine Oakar Address Health Center Leaders at Advocates for Community Health Annual Meeting

Advocates for Community Health (ACH)—a member-led organization driving bold federal policies on behalf of community health centers—hosted its second Annual Member Meeting in Washington, DC from February 7 through February 9. The event convened CEOs and senior leadership from many of the nation’s largest federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) to hear from high-ranking officials in Washington, share best practices, and advocate on Capitol Hill for legislative solutions to their most pressing challenges.

ACH Stands up to Defend the 340B Program for Health Centers

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.

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