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Bi-State Primary Care Association is a nonpartisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) charitable organization that promotes access to effective and affordable primary care and preventive services for all, with special emphasis on underserved populations in New Hampshire and Vermont. 

 

NEWS

 

HRSA Announces $63 million in ACA funding to Expand Health Center Quality Improvement Systems 

 

August 25, 2015 - Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Acting Administrator Jim Macrae today announced $63.3 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 1,153 health centers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 7 U.S. Territories to recognize health center achievements in providing high quality, comprehensive care. Health centers will use these funds to expand current quality improvement systems and infrastructure, and improve primary care service delivery in the communities they serve.  “Today’s funding rewards those health centers that are achieving the highest levels of clinical quality performance and improvement,” said HRSA Acting Administrator Macrae. “The awards will help health centers continue to provide comprehensive primary care to the nation’s most vulnerable communities.” READ HRSA RELEASE

 

Working for Quality - The National Quality Strategy  

 

 

New Hampshire and Vermont Awards:

http://bphc.hrsa.gov/programopportunities/fundingopportunities/qualityimprovement/index.html.  

 

 

New Community Health Center Sites Funded in New Hampshire and Vermont

 

August 11, 2015 - Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced today $169 million in Affordable Care Act funding to 266 new health center sites in 46 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico for the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services in communities that need them most. These new health center sites are projected to increase access to health care services for over 1.2 million patients… “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 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.” 

READ HHS  RELEASE

 

New Hampshire and Vermont Awards:

http://bphc.hrsa.gov/programopportunities/fundingopportunities/NAP/0815awards/index.html.

 

 

Op Ed

 

Now is the Right Time. 

Reauthorize the NH Health Protection Program and Restore Primary Care Funding. 

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE -- The health and wellness of more than 40,000 people throughout our great state will be negatively affected if the New Hampshire Health Protection Program is not reauthorized by the Legislature. Now is the right time for our elected officials to work together to include continued funding in this budget to provide access to health care for those making $15,000 a year or less. READ MORE.  
 

  

 

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