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Read the October Edition of Council News

Council News

Read the latest updates from the National HCH Council in Council News. Our October issue features information about our HCH2018 Call for Proposals and Reviewers; a new brief on veteran homelessness co-written by the Council’s Senior Policy Director Dr. Barbara DiPietro; disaster resources for people without homes; and more.
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Last Call: Conference Proposal Deadline Approaching on October 27

The deadline to submit proposals for the 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference is approaching quickly: proposals are due 11:59 p.m. PT on Friday, October 27, 2017. HCH2018 will unite hundreds of providers, administrators, consumers, and advocates from across the HCH field in Minneapolis, MN, from May 15-18 to explore critical topics in health care and homelessness. Don’t … More

2017 Fall Training Symposium Session Materials Are Now Available

Archived workshop materials from our 2017 Fall Training Symposium are now available! If you missed Nashville 2017 or would like to review what you learned, you can now view workshop slides and handouts on our Schedule of Events page.
View the slides, or learn more about our recent Fall Training Symposium.… More

New Brief Explores “The Role of Medicaid and Impact of the Medicaid Expansion for Veterans Experiencing Homelessness”

New Policy Brief

An issue brief from the Kaiser Family Foundation explores Medicaid’s role for veterans experiencing homelessness and provides insight into how the Affordable Care Act Medicaid expansion has affected their coverage and access to care. Co-written by the National HCH Council’s Senior Director of Policy Dr. Barbara DiPietro, this publication examines how the Medicaid expansion has increased coverage and access to … More

HCH2018 Call for Reviewers Now Open

Are you interested in reviewing proposals for the National Health Care for the Homeless Council’s 2018 National HCH Conference & Policy Symposium? HCH2018 will unite hundreds of individuals from across the HCH field from May 15-18 in Minneapolis, MN, to explore critical topics in health care and homelessness. We need your expertise to help determine which proposals will become … More

October 5 Is National Depression Screening Day

National Depression Screening Day began as an effort to reach individuals across the nation with important mental health education and connect them with support services. The National Health Care for the Homeless Council encourages all health centers to make an additional effort today, October 5, to increase depression screenings for patients aged 12 years and older, and to help … More

New Mobilizer: This Isn’t Over. Act NOW to Save Medicaid and Health Centers!

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Learn how you can act to help save the Affordable Care Act and health center funding in Mobilizer. The Graham-Cassidy bill would reduce federal funding to states by $215 billion, devastating Medicaid–the largest provider of health coverage for low-income Americans and a vital program to people experiencing homelessness. Our latest action alert features concrete steps you can take to … More

National Health Care for the Homeless Council Issues Statement on Graham-Cassidy Bill

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council has issued a statement on recent proposed legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The National HCH Council strongly opposes the Graham-Cassidy proposal and urges Senators to instead focus on bipartisan solutions to strengthen the ACA.
Learn more in our CEO Bobby Watts’s letter to the U.S. Senate.
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Don’t Forget: Our HCH2018 Call for Proposals Closes October 27

Submit a proposal for our 2018 National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium by October 27. To be held from May 15-18 in Minneapolis, MN, HCH2018 will unite hundreds of providers, administrators, consumers, and advocates from across the HCH field to explore critical topics in health care and homelessness. Now is your chance to become a part … More

Read the September Edition of Council News

Council News

Read the latest updates from the National HCH Council in Council News. Our September issue features information about our upcoming Fall Training Symposium and HCH2018 Call for Proposals; the Council’s response to Hurricane Harvey and Irma; our new opioid crisis fact sheet; and more.
Read Council News now, or visit our archives for more informative issues.… More

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