This Week in CHCACTion! April 21, 2017

  • 21 April

  April 21,2017   This Week in CHCACTivities What is National Service Corps(NHSC)? The NHSC is a national program (part of HRSA’s Bureau of Health Workforce) that aims to improve health equity and outcomes by encouraging health care providers to work in underserved communities. The NHSC offers support to providers through Loan Repayment, Scholarships and […]

This Week in CHCACTion! April 14, 2017

  • 14 April

April 14, 2017   This Week in CHCACTivities Last week, CHCACT along with Outreach Workers and staff from Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, Optimus Health Care, Fair Haven and StayWell Health Center were present at the 2017 Connecticut Mission of Mercy (CT MOM), a two-day clinic at which free dental care is provided to the underserved and […]

This Week in CHCACTion! March 31, 2017

  • 31 March

March 31, 2017   This Week in CHCACTivities This week, CHCACT has gone national! – On Thursday, our Practice Transformation Network (PTN) team presented to leadership of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), demonstrating the value of PTN in CT, as well as its impact since the program began in October, 2015. A […]

This Week in CHCACTion! March 24, 2017

  • 24 March

March 24, 2017   This Week in CHCACTivities Hi everyone! This is an exciting time to be a health care policy wonk – discussions nationally around whether, how and when to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and discussions in our own state about HUSKY coverage, the future of Access Health CT and more. […]

This Week in CHCACTion! March 17, 2017

  • 17 March

March 17, 2017   This Week in CHCACTivities On March 9th, CHCACT hosted a meeting of health center Information Technology staff. Topics discussed included the ongoing transmission and integration of continuity of care and claims data, PatientPing, continuing efforts to combine data to provide caregivers a more unified picture of the health and treatment efforts […]

This Week in CHCACTion! March 10, 2017

  • 10 March

March 10, 2017   This Week in CHCACTivities The CFO Workgroup consists of financial leadership staff members from the 17 FQHCs across the state. CHCACT hosts meetings every other month to allow the CFOs to discuss current fiscal issues, share best practices about policies and procedures, and network with their peers. On Tuesday, the CFOs […]

This Week in CHCACTion! March 3, 2017

  • 3 March

March 3, 2017   This Week in CHCACTivities This past Wednesday, CHCACT partnered with attorneys from Shipman & Goodwin  to present a seminar on current policies and potential changes to immigration laws and regulations. Almost every health center participated either in person or through video conferencing. The session focused on health center responsibilities and patients’ rights […]

This Week in CHCACTion! February 24, 2017

  • 24 February

February 24, 2017   This Week in CHCACTivities February is a busy time of year for me here as I am following many policy and budget proposals through the CT General Assembly that could impact FQHCs and their patients. The appropriate legislative committees have public hearings throughout February and into March, so that members of […]

This Week in CHCACTion! February 10, 2017

  • 10 February

  February 10, 2017   This Week in CHCACTivities       This Week in Funding Opportunities CHCACT maintains a list of available funding opportunities. Check them out here! This Week in Health Policy News Here is a sampling of health policy news from around the state. If you see something in your local newspaper […]

CHCACT at the Capitol!

  • 3 February

CHCACT is at the State Capitol! The CHCACT display is in the concourse between the Legislative Office Building and the State Capitol for the first two weeks of February. Check it out! Can’t make it to the Capitol? View our posters here.