President Obama, in October 2011, challenged Community Health Centers to hire 8,000 veterans – approximately one veteran per health center site – over the next three years.
Using video storytelling and community health workers to provide health education across 52 languages.
Each year health center program grantees report on their performance using the measures defined in the Uniform Data System (UDS). 2011 data includes reporting for Look-Alikes.
The Federally Supported Health Centers Assistance Act of 1992 and 1995 granted medical malpractice liability protection through the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) to HRSA-supported health centers.
Nationwide, 36 percent of health center patients nationwide are uninsured.
But at Manet Community Health Center near Boston, patients are almost entirely low income, yet nearly all are insured (87 percent of nearly 15,000 patients).
Senior managers at Manet credit their outreach and enrollment team with generating at least $1.3 million in insurance reimbursements from new patient enrollments in the past 5 years. Manet is now a community outreach leader in a state where one out of five health center patients remains uninsured.
Technical Assistance (TA) is the provision of advice, assistance and training to ensure the successful development and operation of primary health care programs.
Health Center Outreach and Enrollment Assistance resources to help the 1,159 health centers that received more than $150 million in grant awards to help their uninsured patients and others gain affordable health insurance coverage.
HRSA-14-111 Service Area Competition - Additional Area (SAC-AA) – Evergreen, AL; Gualala, CA; Tallahassee, FL; Nashua, NH; Waxahachie, Texas; and Kenosha, WI
HRSA-14-028 Service Area Competition
HRSA-14-031 National Training and Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreements (NCAs)
HRSA-14-114 Service Area Competition - Additional Area (SAC-AA) AK, MA, MS, and NC