The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) is pleased to announce the 60 new awardees for the 2015 Rural Health Care Services Outreach (Outreach) grant program. Each grantee will receive up to $200,000 a year to implement three-year projects, which will help create innovative solutions to benefit the community and address its needs. These grantees will be working with a consortium of local health care providers to expand and enhance the ruralRead more
Health Affairs A new study highlights “the need to promote policies that encourage more primary care providers and community health centers to practice in areas with the greatest expected need for services.” Health Center News & Happenings A new federal grant will launch a national family-medicine residency program placing 87 graduates in CHCs around the country over a three-year period.Read more
Coventry Health Care of Nebraska has signed the NeHII Participation Agreement. NeHII functionality to enhance its care coordination and management efforts for all patients enrolled; which includes the Medicaid Managed Care Programs. Patients are on an opt-in unless they individually decide to opt out when informed at their provider appointments. Blue Cross and Blue Shield has already contracted. If you are a member of NeHII, you will be ableRead more
OneWorld has two events coming up next week. On Friday, March 8th at 9 a.m. the "official" grand opening of their new Women's Health Center and Quick Sick clinic is being held at the Livestock Exchange Campus. On Saturday, March 9th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.is their Community Celebration and open house! Everyone is welcome! Congrats, OneWorld Community Health Centers!Read more
Charles Drew Health Center Holds Grand Opening for FOUR NEW PUBLIC HOUSING CLINICS! Charles Drew Health Center is now offering medical and behavioral health services at four Omaha Housing Authority Public Housing Towers listed below: CROWN TOWER FLORENCE TOWER 5904 Henninger Avenue 5100 Florence Boulevard 402-457-1240 402-457-1241 Monday, 8am toRead more
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