Posts Tagged State of the Safety Net

Patient Assistance Programs Still in Demand after Healthcare Reform

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As healthcare reform continues to be implemented over the next few years, the nonprofit clinics and health centers that make up a […]

Nonprofit Clinics Fill Gaps from Cuts to Medicaid Dental Coverage

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After suffering from excruciating, prolonged dental pain, Mary (name has been changed to maintain confidentiality) stopped brushing her teeth, stopped eating and […]

Patient Care at Community Health Centers Rivals Private Practices, Study Finds

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  The news on quality of care in the U.S. healthcare safety net is surprisingly good, according to a recent study by […]

Medicaid patients surpass uninsured at safety net clinics, but why?

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Direct Relief’s State of the Safety Net 2012 report observed a major shift since 2007 in the number of Medicaid patients seen […]

Honoring Health Center Week in Newark

In celebration of National Health Center Week, Newark Community Health Centers, Inc. (NCHC) in Newark, NJ will be hosting an event Friday, […]

Celebrating National Health Center Week

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Today marks the start of National Health Center Week, a chance to celebrate the achievements and contributions of community health centers. Nonprofit […]