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HEALTH CENTERS IN THE NEWS
Health funding stuck in Congress: Local, state programs brace for impact if there’s no legislative fix
John Lundy of the Duluth News Tribune breaks down the impacts of going over the “federal funding cliff” for Minnesota’s community health centers. Read the full story here.
The Clock Ran Out on CHC Funding
Patricia Ruiz de Somocucio of the American Cancer Society penned an opinion piece for the Star Tribune, asking the Minnesota delegation to rapidly reinstate federal funding of community health centers. Read the full story here.
Federal Health Care Funding for Uninsured and Low-income Children Set to Expire 9/30/2017
Closing in on the end of the federal fiscal year, community health centers and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) faced going over a funding cliff unless Congress took action to reauthorize funding. The Star Tribune’s Glenn Howatt wrote about the impacts to safety-net health care without this crucial funding. Read the full story here.