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Ready or Not? How Community Health Centers View Their Preparedness to Care for Newly Insured Patients

Description
Surveys Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) on their preparedness for the anticipated growth in patients due to more people having obtained health insurance under the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Addresses workforce challenges and mentions rural throughout.
Author(s)
Melinda K. Abrams, Michelle M. Doty, Jamie Ryan, Dominique Hall, Pamela Riley
Date
05/2014
Type
Document
Organization
Commonwealth Fund
Tagged as
Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health insurance · Health occupations · Health reform · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data