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 Nation’s First Ever Maternal Health Awareness Week Kicks Off with a ‘March for Moms’

May 11, 2018

On Sunday, May 6, health providers, advocates, and families gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to kick off a three-day event, March for Moms. This was the second annual rally to raise...

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Institute Hosts Press Conference for Manhattan District Attorney to Announce “Redefining Reentry” Initiative

April 9, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $7.2 million to expand healthcare, education, housing, and employment opportunities for New Yorkers reentering their communities from jail or prison. The Manhattan...

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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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Institute Staff Stand with Health Centers Nationwide on #RedAlert4CHCs National Day of Demonstration

February 7, 2018

Staff around the Institute's network wore red in support of the National Day of Demonstration urging Congress to #FixtheCliff and fund community health centers.

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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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Institute Board Members Join NACHC to Express Importance of Community Health Centers with Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

April 19, 2017

Earlier this month Institute staff and board members attended the annual National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), Policy & Issues Forum in Washington, D.C. Every year, health center leaders and public health leaders...

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Residents and Faculty of the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Residency Program Meet with Congressman, John Faso

April 12, 2017

  Late last month, a group of about 40 medical professionals, including residents and faculty from the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Program, met in private with U.S. Rep. John Faso, who represents New York’s 19th...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #5

March 24, 2017

Reason #5: Mental Health & Substance Use Treatment as an Essential Benefit Historically, mental health services have not been valued in the same way that medical and surgical services are. The Affordable Care Act...

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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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