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Press Release: NACHC Launches New Advocacy Initiative
Fri, 27 May 2016: The Campaign For America's Health Centers hopes to reach 100,000 advocates by National Health Center Week.Friday, May 27, 2016

Press Release: Community Health Centers Celebrate Leaders in Agricultural Worker Heatlh
Fri, 27 May 2016: Awards presented during 2016 Conference for Agricultural Worker Health in Portland, Oregon.Friday, May 27, 2016

Press Release: Community Health Centers Serve and Hire Growing Numbers of Veterans
Wed, 25 May 2016: Health centers are not only dedicated to caring for veterans, they are working hard to recruit them as part of their workforce.Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Press Release: Ten Community Health Centers Have Been Named Million Hearts Hypertension Control Champions
Fri, 06 May 2016: Recognition is for health centers with patients who have achieved hypertension control rates at or above 70 percent.Friday, May 06, 2016

Press Release: Health Centers Receive Funding to Build Patient Capacity and Expand Preventive Care
Fri, 06 May 2016: These awards will allow health centers to renovate or acquire new health center clinical space to help provide care to over 800,000 new patients nationwide.Friday, May 06, 2016

HHS REPORT: Average Health Insurance Premiums Doubled Since 2013
Washington, D.C. – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a new analysis today that shows premiums have doubled for individual health insurance plans since 2013, the year before...

Price: “President’s budget answers the call to fix what’s wrong in Washington"
President Donald J. Trump’s America First budget outlines the Administration’s priorities within the federal government and addresses critical needs across the country. The budget makes the necessa...

Secretary Price Congratulates New WHO Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
Geneva, Switzerland – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, M.D., issued the following statement today congratulating Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on his election to serve as the ne...

Careless handling of HIV information jeopardizes patient’s privacy, costs entity $387k
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center Inc. (St. Luke’s) has paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) $387,200 to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability an...

Readout of Secretary Price’s Second Day in Geneva for World Health Assembly
On Monday, May 22, Secretary Price participated in the opening activities of the 70th World Health Assembly (WHA). The Secretary participated in several events throughout the day – including one on...

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Cancer Researcher George Sigounas Appointed New HRSA Administrator
George Sigounas, PhD, has been appointed the new administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), effective May 1, 2017, according to Politico. ... Wednesday, May 03, 2017

A Numbers Game: Where Repeal and Replace Stands
Trump’s Health Care Bill Won Over The Freedom Caucus — But Risks Losing Everyone Else ... Monday, May 01, 2017

The Sights and Sounds from NACHC P&I
Passion for health centers was in full bloom as around 70 people from South Carolina's health centers ascended Capitol Hill for NACHC P&I. ... Tuesday, April 11, 2017

House Pulls Health Care Bill from Consideration
Washington (CNN)Seven years of Republican efforts to eradicate President Barack Obama's proudest domestic achievement ended Friday before a single vote was cast. ... Monday, March 27, 2017

FIRST LOOK: HOUSE RELEASES ACA “REPEAL AND REPLACE” BILL
The Congressional effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act entered a new phase, as House Republicans released the draft legislative text of their proposal.... Thursday, March 09, 2017

UNDERSTANDING THE POTENTIAL TIMELINE FOR ACA “REPEAL AND REPLACE”
Now that the 115th Congress is underway, it is expected that Republicans will move ahead quickly to fulfill one of their top campaign promises – repeal of the Affordable Care Act...... Friday, January 06, 2017

SCPHCA Board of Directors Elects Regina Mitchell as Next Chair
The South Carolina Primary Health Care Association Board of Directors has elected Regina M. Mitchell, President and CEO of New Horizon Family Health Services as its next board chair. ... Friday, October 28, 2016

BJHCHS Celebrates 9 Years of Partnering with Arizona Medical School
Since 2008, first year medical students from AT Still University in Mesa, AZ have relocated to Beaufort, SC to complete their education rotating at community health centers. ... Thursday, September 22, 2016

SC Primary Health Care Association Statement on the Passing of Wilford A. Payne
We are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Wilford A. Payne, the executive director of Primary Care Health Services (PCHS) in Pittsburgh, PA and nationally known advocate for the underserved... Tuesday, July 05, 2016

SCPHCA Memorial Day Message
On Monday, May 30, we recognize Memorial Day – a day in which we honor those who have given their lives for our country. ... Friday, May 27, 2016

S.C. residents, businesses face health insurance deadlines
Kevin Counihan, director and CEO of The Health Insurance Marketplace is visits New Horizon Family Health Services and meets with enrollment specialists.... Monday, January 25, 2016

SC Migrant Health Program: Eye Exams for Farm Workers
A eye doctor in Batesburg-Leesville opened his doors to a group of farm workers and their families for eye exams. ... Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Thank you for your support!
Earlier this week, South Carolina experienced what many are calling a "1000 Year Flood". ... Wednesday, October 07, 2015

New Horizon, volunteer win national award
New Horizon Family Health Services volunteer Inez Morris and the clinic's Ryan White Consumer Advocacy Board has won the Award for Consumer Engagement in Quality Improvement from the National Quality Center.... Wednesday, July 22, 2015

SCPHCA Statement Regarding the Supreme Court Decision on King V. Burwell
Today’s Supreme Court decision will allow nationwide health care subsidies to continue. The decision is a victory for the people of South Carolina who depend on Community Health Centers for affordable and accessible healthcare. ... Thursday, June 25, 2015

Statement by the South Carolina Primary Health Care Association on the death of State Senator Clementa Pinckney
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Sen. Clementa Pinckney in Wednesday night’s shooting in downtown Charleston. ... Thursday, June 18, 2015

New Horizon Breaks Ground on New Facility
New Horizon Family Health Services hosted a grand opening for its new West Faris Road facility in Greenville today. ... Saturday, May 02, 2015

SCPHCA statement on Senate passage of H.R. 2
SCPHCA passes H.R. 2, the Medicare and CHIP Reauthorization Act... Wednesday, April 15, 2015

HHS awards $1,110,417 to South Carolina to help treat the prescription opioid abuse and heroin epidemic
Today, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced $1,110,417 in funding through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support 3 health centers...... Friday, March 11, 2016

SC Community Health Centers Join National Leaders for Policy & Issues Forum
Community Health Center leadership and staff joined national leaders and partners in public health and the health care industry at the 2015 National Association of Community Health Centers. ... Wednesday, April 01, 2015

$100,000 donated in memory of Darlington doctor
DARLINGTON, S.C. (WBTW)- Genesis health care donated 100-thousand dollars to the Josiah S. Matthews foundation to support education in the community...... Monday, December 08, 2014

Fetter Health Care Network Celebrates Grand Opening
Fetter Health Care Network celebrated the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the new Elijah Wright Health Center in Cross, SC. ... Wednesday, September 10, 2014

HopeHealth Breaks New Ground
HopeHealth, a federally qualified health center (FQHC) based out of Florence, SC hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for their new facility on Wednesday, August 20th at 2:00 pm at 360 North Irby Str... Tuesday, August 26, 2014

SCPHCA Presents SC Senator McGill Community Health Center Champion Award
The South Carolina Primary Health Care Association proudly recognized SC Sen. Yancey McGill the Community Health Center Champion award at the 2014 SCPHCA State Policy and Issues Forum. ... Monday, March 03, 2014

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