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SEPTEMBER 2, 2015 – Through a competitive grant process, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today awarded Bi-State Primary Care Association a three-year Navigator Program grant to provide public education and enrollment assistance in New Hampshire. Bi-State and its NH Health Safety Net Coverage Collaborative, comprised of Bi-State and five Community Health Centers, have a long-standing history of working with uninsured, underinsured, and medically underserved populations. “Over the past two years, our trained navigators and certified assisters have educated and assisted over 100,000 Granite Staters,” said Tess Stack Kuenning, president and CEO of Bi-State. “We look forward to helping more residents understand the benefits of health insurance and enroll in a Qualified Health Plan or the New Hampshire Health Protection Program.”
AUGUST 11, 2015 - Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced Affordable Care Act grants will support 266 new health center clinical sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico The new health centers will deliver comprehensive primary health care services to a projected 1.2 million people in medically under-served communities. “Across the country, health centers have provided a source of high-quality primary care for people in rural and urban communities for 50 years,” said HHS Acting Deputy Secretary Mary Wakefield. “These Affordable Care Act funds build on the strong legacy of the health center program and provide even more individuals and families with access to the care they need the most.”
Pictured: (L-R) Tess Stack Kuenning, Jim Mcrae, Mary Wakefield, Sen. Bernie Sanders
In Memoriam: Hunt Blair
Bi-State staff was deeply saddened by the untimely passing of our former director of Vermont Public Policy, Hunt Blair, on September 1, 2015. Hunt was beloved by those who worked with him and the culture of creativity and teamwork that he modeled permeates our organization today. Bi-State owes a great debt to Hunt and will miss him dearly.
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