The Health Care for the Homeless movement is committed to meaningful involvement of people with the experience of homelessness at all levels of our work. To assist with consumer involvement, the Council has now published A Quick Guide on Board Composition for Health Care for the Homeless Projects. A related workshop will be presented at the 2015 National HCH … More
The 2015 Annual Conference & Workforce Forum will bring clinical leaders and top government officials together in Washington DC to focus on improving access to care and the latest cutting edge quality improvement initiatives for clinicians. The Annual Conference & Workforce Forum will feature topics reflecting the unique aspects of delivering care to underserved populations, including:
- Clinical Quality Improvement models
The National Consumer Advisory Board (NCAB) is preparing to choose new leaders for various leadership positions on the board. Click here to nominate someone for or learn more about these volunteer positions.
The National Health Care for the Homeless Council will provide a limited number of Consumer Conference Subsidies to support … More
Council Health Policy Organizer Dan Rabbitt contributed this blog post to the Coalition on Human Needs on Medicaid expansion.
“Most state legislatures convene in early 2015 and national and state advocates should push hard for Medicaid expansion. At the national level, we can help our state affiliates collaborate, provide resources, and highlight the inequities in states’ decisions to continue … More
We come together today with weary hearts. We have lost so many friends this year, so many loved ones. Today, death hangs heavy in the cold air… death and injustice. They hang like strange fruit from the trees. We carry … More
Deferred Action Program and Health Care Access for Farmworkers and their Families | December 19, 2014 | 1 p.m. Eastern | Register
The recently announced program that allows certain immigrants to remain in the U.S. and get work authorization may impact hundreds of thousands of farmworkers. Health centers, as trusted organizations in their communities, are important sources of information for … More
On Monday, December 15 at 1 p.m. Eastern, the Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a web briefing to examine the early impacts of the ACA’s Medicaid expansion on the homeless population, as well as opportunities and challenges looking forward. The briefing, drawing upon the recent paper, “Early Impacts of the Medicaid Expansion for the Homeless Population,” will highlight key findings … More
Health center program grantees that serve homeless and underserved populations document long-standing relationships with academic institutions which provide education for students in health professions such as medicine and nursing. While research demonstrates how clinical placements in Health Care for the Homeless (HCH) clinics, mobile vans, and community outreach settings enhance students’ knowledge and skills, there is little research on how … More