Mobilizer: Access is the Answer

Screen Shot 2014-05-09 at 7.57.08 AMBuild Community Support for Addressing the Health Center Funding Cliff 

Since 2011, the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s health center trust fund has allocated $11 billion to HCHs and other health centers, which has allowed unprecedented growth in new capital projects, access points and expanded services.  But this extra funding expires this year, and without Congressional action, health center funding will decrease by 70% starting October 1, 2015 (this is being called the health center “funding cliff”). To promote the importance of ongoing investments, the National HCH Council is joining the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) in a grassroots advocacy campaign to address the health center funding cliff and maintain accessible health care for the most vulnerable people in our communities.

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