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Brigitte McDonald named

chair of CHCA Board

She has served as Chief Executive Officer at 1st Choice Healthcare since 1997. "I'm very passionate about all the services CHCs provide and the communities we get to help," McDonald said. "We're making a difference in people's lives." Read our news release.

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Senator John Boozman visits CHCs

Honored by a visit from Sen. Boozman to Community Clinic in Springdale and Boston Mountain Rural Health Center in Marshall. He touted the work of CHCs in administering the COVID-19 vaccine. "We are so very proud of them especially with the great job they've done with COVID," the senator said. Watch his video message.


HRSA takes action on 340B to help CHCs

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Acting Administrator Diana Espinosa sent letters to six pharmaceutical manufacturers stating that 340B discounts should be reinstated. Read the statement and letters.

“The community health center has become the backbone of the healthcare safety net in this country. That’s something that I don’t think we even dreamed of.”

-- Jack Geiger,  father of the Community Health Center movement.

















Click here to learn more about Jack and his vision.

Sadly, Jack passed away December 28. He was 95. Read about his legacy in Arkansas in Community Health, page 9.

CHCA continues to honor Jack bestowing an annual Vision Award to an innovative CHC leader at our Annual Conference.

He will be missed.

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HRSA Associate Administrator Jim Macrae will give the latest scoop from Washington on June 17, details to be disclosed

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NACHC P&I 2021

The National Association of Community Health Centers hosted its 2021 Policy & Issues Forum virtually, March 15-18, 2021. 

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