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Community Health Centers Continue Steady Growth, But Challenges Loom

Description
An overview of the performance of community health centers (CHCs) compiled from current and past data reported annually to the federal government through the Uniform Data System (UDS). Data includes the total number of CHCs nationwide and in rural areas, patient demographics, patient volume, health insurance coverage, types of services rendered, number of health center staff, and health center revenue. Discusses the impact of growth on CHCs particularly in Medicaid expansion states.
Author(s)
Jessica Sharac, Peter Shin, Sara Rosenbaum, et al.
Date
09/2019
Type
Document
Organizations
Geiger Gibson Program, Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, RCHN Community Health Foundation
Tagged as
Federally Qualified Health Centers · Medicaid · Statistics and data