Celebrating Health Centers and Democracy at National Health Center Week 2018
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Celebrating Health Centers and Democracy at National Health Center Week 2018

August 31, 2018

This month, the Institute for Family Health participated in National Health Center Week (August 12th- 18th). An initiative of the National Association of Community Health Centers and the Health Center Advocacy Network, National Health...

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The Health Center Funding Cliff Has Been Restored!

February 9, 2018

We did it! Thanks, in part, to the advocacy and solidarity shown among health center staff and supporters, Congress has voted to reauthorize several federal programs that are critical to the important work of...

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The Institute and Social Security Administration Collaborate to Make Social Security Disability Process More Efficient

October 26, 2017

The SSA will receive medical records within minutes or hours, as compared to weeks through the traditional manual process (mail, fax, or secure website). The electronic process saves time and money.

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#NSPM: Preventing Suicide with Safety Planning Groups at the Institute for Family Health, a Q&A with our Director of Suicide Prevention

September 28, 2017

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Our Director of Suicide Prevention, Sarah A. Bernes, MPH, LMSW shared with us some information about a new service at the Institute - Suicide Safety Planning Groups.

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Preventing Child Abuse in Ulster County: Q&A with a Family Support Worker

April 27, 2017

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and to highlight the role the Institute plays in supporting families and strengthening our communities, we spoke with Nora Engelhard, a Family Support Worker at our Ulster...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #4

March 17, 2017

Reason #4: Subsidies for Low & Moderate Income Individuals and Families: The new administration’s proposed bill  to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would eliminate cost-sharing subsidies which reduce what low-income individual plan customers...

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We stand with transgender youth

March 10, 2017

The Institute’s LGBTQ Health Task Force works to assure access to LGBTQ-affirming health care throughout our organization. In light of recent national events, we wanted to reassert our support for policies that promote the...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #3

March 3, 2017

Reason #3: The ACA requires insurance plans to cover basic preventive services for women. Many of our patients have benefited from the ACA’s requirement that all health plans cover preventive services for women without...

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I thought I knew…but had no idea

February 16, 2017

  When I began my position as a Diabetes Prevention Coach at the Family Health Center of Harlem, I knew part of my job would be to facilitate shared medical groups. One of these...

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What an ACA Repeal Would Mean to Us

January 26, 2017

Given the recent news that Congress is acting quickly to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – sometimes called “Obamacare” – we want to take a moment to share with you the...

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