HEALTH REFORM HUB
As the nation moves forward to implement a fundamental overhaul of the American health care system, Community Health Centers will play a critical role in making the health reform vision a reality. Health center staff, boards and advocates will need to stay informed about the important changes in law and how it will impact the community health delivery system and patients.
This Hub serves as a clearinghouse for the latest information about health reform and health centers, including updates on key legislative and regulatory issues, fact sheets, as well as tools to help health centers implement health reform.
Commonwealth Fund: "Realizing Health Reform's Potential: How the Affordable Care Act will Strengthen Primary Care and Benefit Patients, Providers and Payers."
HHS announces new Teaaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education Program
Check out this video of NACHC's CHI keynote speaker Former HHS Secretary Michael O. Leavitt
Affordable Care Act Boost Primary Work Force in Medically Underserved Areas (HHS Press release 11/22/2010)
HHS Announces Awards of $727 Million
Several Key Stimulus Provisions Took Effect on September 23rd, 2010
Sebelius Announces a New Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan
HHS Launches New Website
Sebelius Announces new $250 Million Investment
White House Health Reform Information
State-by-state fact sheets
Health Reform Quick Facts:
Key Health Center Provisions in the Health Reform Law
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Health Reform Implementation Timeline
Frequently Asked Questions: Health Centers and Health Reform
Fact Sheets on Health Reform and Health Centers
Health Reform Glossary
Consumer Fact Sheet (English)
Consumer Fact Sheet (Español)
Small Businesses and Health Reform
Health Reform: Message points, and thanking legislators for supporting health reform.
NEW! Six-Month Affordable Care Act Anniversary: Op-Ed, Letter to the Editor, Press Release