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Promoting improved health care outcomes for all Arkansans

Please send all resumes to Alexia Glover at

aglover@chc-ar.org by January 29, 2020.

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All in on telemedicine,

stay healthy, easy to use

Here's a fun video explaining telemedicine developed by the Arkansas Community Health Worker Association in partnership with Community Health Centers of Arkansas and made possible through funding from

Arkansas Community Foundation

Please share among your CHC family and patient base. Great tool to get the word out!

National Association of Community Health Centers

29 State Attorneys General Support 340B, Call on HHS/HRSA to Act: NACHC and PCAs have been engaging with State AGs on 340B and contract pharmacy concerns. On Monday, December 12, 2020 29 State AGs sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar and HRSA Administrator Tom Engels urging them “to address drug manufacturers’ unlawful refusal to provide critical drug discounts to covered entities, such as community health centers, under the 340B Drug Pricing Program.”

Read LaShannon Spencer's

guest column

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on October 30 published a op-ed piece by the CHCA chief executive officer on the risk posed to patients because of changes to the 340B program sought by the drug industry. "Arkansas continues to be hammered by covid-19, but it seems the big drug manufacturers, for some ill-conceived reason, have chosen this time to attack a prescription drug program that benefits thousands of low-income Arkansans," she writes. 

Click to read  the entire column.

“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 his amazing story in this obituary in the New York Times.

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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Please take some time to consider Martin Luther King Jr.'s influence on health care.

NACHC P&I 2021

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

What are CHCs?


To be an innovative leader, promoting improved health care outcomes and equal access to the highest quality health care for all Arkansans.


To advocate for and facilitate the success of health centers and promote access to health care in Arkansas.

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