Health Reform Impact on Community Health Centers, Patients


The Geiger Gibson/RCHN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services (SPHHS) releases new report on the potential impact of Affordable Care Act (ACA) on uninsured community health center patients.

The report, "Assessing the Potential Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Uninsured Community Health Center Patients: A Nationwide and State-by-State Analysis," concludes that more than over 5 million health center patients would have accessed coverage had all states participated in the Medicaid expansion.


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Federal Programs Related to - Health Care Reform

Programs concerned with innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services. Health Care Planning; Health Planning; Health Policy

Federal Programs Related to - Health Care Issues

Programs that deal with the overall organization of the health care system including all aspects of the quality, costs, accessibility and
appraisal of health care and health care delivery.

Access of Health Care; Accessibility of Health Services; Availability of Health Services; Health Services Accessibility; Managed Care Programs;
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