1. READ: The “Executive Summary” for Community Health Centers: Recent Growth and the Role of the ACA
- NOTE: the longer “Issue Brief” contains additional details but is NOT required reading
- GOAL: Provide additional data regarding community health centers, populations served, and funding received.
- INSTRUCTIONS: Read the following summary for basic introductory information regarding community health centers. Pay particular attention to the mechanisms for funding and access.
Optional additional references
- For Washington students: WA state Health Care Landscape, section on ‘Safety Net’
- HRSA list of community health centers by state
- Health Reform and the Changing Safety Net in the United States
- American College of Emergency Physicians website ‘EMTALA’ (JAIME – EMAILED SESSION LEAD – NEED TO UPDATE LINK BROKEN)