In September, the Community Health Center Fund, which provides funding for federally qualified health centers through the Affordable Care Act, was in jeopardy because Congress failed to act. The deadline for renewing the funding passed by several months before an agreement was eventually made in February to extend funding by just two years. See comments from the Clinic Consortium’s Community Affairs Manager, Laura Sheckler in the first two articles below.
Read about the local impact in Richmond
Read about the state impact on health centers
Read about what is in the budget Congress passed