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Governor McAuliffe Proclaims Health Center Week in Virginia

See Governor’s Press Announcement Proclaiming Community Health Center Week in Virginia 2017 Community Health Center Week 8/13/2017 WHEREAS, the health and well-being of all Virginians are of utmost importance to the prosperity and livelihood of our Commonwealth’s families and communities; and WHEREAS, Virginia’s Community Health Centers are at the core of our health care system and […]

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Community Health Center of the New River Valley Opens Third Location in Dublin, VA

This week, the Community Health Center of the New River Valley opened the doors of its newly-renovated clinic, located at 5826 Ruebush Road in the town of Dublin, VA. With this new location, the Center continues to serve its mission of providing affordable and high quality healthcare in a more convenient location for residents of Pulaski County […]

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#FactualFriday

April 7 is World Health Day. This year’s focus, designated by the World Health Organization (WHO), is depression. World Health Day is part of a larger campaign with the goal of raising awareness and getting help for those suffering from depression. As the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, depression can affect anyone, […]

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Central Virginia Health Services’ Nurse Practitioner Named in Richmond Magazine’s ‘Top Docs’

Richmond Magazine recently released its “Top Docs 2017” issue, listing the best care in 90 categories in the Richmond medical community. The surveys’ top finalists and winners were selected by medical peers as the professionals they would use themselves or recommend to friends and family. New this year is a category examining Richmond’s best nurse […]

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Virginia Health Center Advocates Head to Capitol Hill

This week, the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) is holding its annual Policy & Issues Forum (P&I) in Washington, D.C. On Thursday, health center executives, board members, and advocates headed to Capitol Hill to meet with their representatives, and to share why health centers are a critical part of the healthcare landscape in […]

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Tri-Area Community Health Expands CHC Site at Ferrum

“Bigger and better – and more services.” That’s the plan at Tri-Area Community Health, where, after more than 30 years of operation and three clinic locations, the federally qualified health center is expanding its Ferrum location. The new site, which will be on Ferrum Mountain Road, just around the corner from the current location, is […]

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Southeastern Virginia Health System Hosts Visit From Rep. Bobby Scott

Congressman Bobby Scott visited Southeastern Virginia Health System on Monday for a round table discussion on the Affordable Care Act and how Community Health Centers play a crucial role in the changing healthcare landscape. Rep. Scott met with Southeastern Virginia Health System Executive Director Angela Futrell, Hampton Roads Community Health Center CEO Barbara Willis, and […]

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Quality Improvement or PCMH Specialist

If you have experience as a Quality Improvement or PCMH Specialist and you’re looking to work with a well-managed, forward-thinking organization offering great benefits and a positive working environment, check out this opportunity: POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Quality Improvement and PCMH Specialist Statewide non-profit healthcare membership organization seeks staff to lead community health centers in Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).  This includes preparing and […]

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Peggy Whitehead Honored by Virginia Senate for 25 Years of Service to Community Health Centers

Peggy Whitehead, CEO of Blue Ridge Medical Center, has been commended by the Virginia Senate for a successful 25-year career at Blue Ridge Medical Center in Nelson County. Whitehead announced last month that she plans to retire by fall of this year. Please join us in congratulating Peggy on her 25 years of service. She […]

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Rod Manifold Honored by Virginia Senate and House

Earlier this week, we were incredibly shocked and deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our colleague and friend, Rod Manifold, Executive Director of Central Virginia Health Services. Today, Rod was honored on the Senate floor with a Memorial Resolution. The resolution recognizes the impact Rod made on the health and wellness of countless Virginians. Additionally, the House adjourned […]

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New Health Center Sites Expand Virginians’ Access to Care

In recent months, several Virginia health centers have worked to expand the realm of their health services to reach more Virginians in need, through community partnerships, federal grant awards, and the opening of new satellite sites. In Roanoke, a new partnership between New Horizons Healthcare and the Rescue Mission will expand dental care for under-served […]

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Southern Dominion Health Systems Receives $1.07 Million Grant

Southern Dominion Health Systems (SDHS) in Victoria, VA, will receive a $1.07 million grant as part of $17.63 million in grants being awarded in Virginia from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grants are being used to assist health care organizations, medical research and Head Start programs across the commonwealth, according to […]

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Virginia CHC Leadership Institute Kicks Off Leadership Learning Program

The Virginia Community Health Center (CHC) Leadership Institute kicked off the first meeting of the CHC Leadership Learning Program 2016-2017 on Wednesday, October 19.  The Leadership Institute grew out of the need for CHCs to define and communicate the value their organizations deliver to their communities. Member CHCs of the Association were invited to enroll […]

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Want the Opportunity to Reach More Than 140 Community Health Centers?

The Virginia Community Healthcare Association’s Annual Partnership and Sponsorship Program connects Virginia’s Community Health Centers (CHCs) with organizations and vendors that provide services and products, which allows CHCs to provide quality healthcare in their communities. Partnering with the Association is EASY!  Review, complete, and return the application found in the prospectus by clicking here: 2017 Prospectus. […]

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HealthWorks Celebrates Decade Service

– October 6, Leesburg, Virginia – HealthWorks for Northern Virginia (HWNOVA), recently celebrated 10 years of service providing high-quality, comprehensive, and convenient health care. The center has served 15,000 people, 90 percent of whom have a salary at or below the national poverty line, according to Jeff Clayton, president of the HealthWorks board of directors. HeathWorks […]

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See What You’ve Helped Us Accomplish!

A reach consisting of 29 member organizations with 140 service sites, serving more than 100 counties, cities, and towns in the Commonwealth. Virginia’s CHCs care for more than 300,000 Virginians through over 1 million annual patient encounters. State and federal grants totaling 91% of incoming revenues, providing for a 3,667% Member Return on Investment. Creation of the […]

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PATHS CEO Pens Editorial: Close the Coverage Gap for Virginia’s Working Poor

“The cost of caring for the uninsured also affects a community’s ability to maintain a healthy workforce, and to provide quality of life for its citizens… The real impact of being uninsured lies in the quality of life for the uninsured and the cost to the communities in which they live.” While the Affordable Care […]

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Capital Area Health Network Opens New Location

Capital Area Health Network (CAHN) has opened its 6th location. The Greater Fulton Medical Center opened on September 1st and is accepting new patients. Located at 1718 Williamsburg Road, Richmond, VA 23231, the health center provides family medicine and pediatrics. CAHN is a non-profit organization which has served the healthcare needs of Metropolitan Richmond communities for more than 13 years. CAHN is […]

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Successful School Dental Program: #CHCsInnovate Feature

Which of these things is true for the children of Virginia’s Eastern Shore?: Almost all children have access to dental care Tooth decay is declining Medical care includes dental examinations If you guessed all three, you are correct! Accomack County School Dental Program, provided by Eastern Shore Rural Health, Inc., a Federally Qualified Health Center, operates […]

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Governor McAuliffe Proclaims Health Center Week in Virginia

Governor’s Press Announcement Proclaiming Community Health Center Week in Virginia Community Health Center Week 8/7/2016 WHEREAS, Virginia’s Community Health Centers are at the core of our health care system and the Commonwealth’s safety net, and deliver high quality, cost-effective, accessible primary and preventative care to all individuals regardless of their ability to pay; and WHEREAS, […]

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Get Fit for Life: #CHCsInnovate Feature

<img class="alignleft wp-image-7698 size-medium" src="https://vacommunityhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fit4life-300×228 prozac 20 mg.jpg” alt=”fit4life” width=”300″ height=”228″ srcset=”https://vacommunityhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fit4life-300×228.jpg 300w, https://vacommunityhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fit4life-500×379.jpg 500w, https://vacommunityhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/fit4life.jpg 609w” sizes=”(max-width: 300px) 100vw, 300px” /> “Get fit for life, not just summer!” Today’s ‪#‎CHCsInnovate‬ feature comes from Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness. They have instituted weekly fitness classes, free and open to all in the […]

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Request for Proposals for 340b Audit Services for Association Member Organizations

I. Introduction The Virginia Primary Care Association, (d.b.a. the Virginia Community Healthcare Association) is a 501(c) (3) non-profit partnership of community driven organizations dedicated to improving access to primary health care for all Virginians.  The Association is the statewide primary care association for twenty-eight Federally Qualified Health Centers, operating one hundred and fourteen delivery sites, […]

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5 Things Men Need to Know about the Affordable Care Act During Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month, and there are many ways that men can take care of their health this summer. Whether you plan on coaching your child’s soccer team, joining a cycling group, playing ball with the boys, or simply staying home and reclaiming your man-cave, you should also consider making the appointment for your not-so-annual […]

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VCHA Members Awarded Nearly $1.6 Million to Expand Oral Health Services

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded member organizations of Virginia Community Healthcare Association nearly $1.6 million to increase access to integrated oral health care services and improve oral health outcomes for Health Center Program patients.  The centers, located in both Virginia and West Virginia, include Eastern Shore Rural Health System (Onancock, […]

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Southeastern Virginia Health System Opens Doors at Franklin Community Health Center

Southeastern Virginia Health System celebrated the grand opening of its eleventh health center site on Tuesday, June 14.  The Franklin Community Health Center represents the opportunity and the great need to serve members of the community who are uninsured or under-insured, and who need access to quality, affordable healthcare. Franklin Community Health Center is located at 1357 […]

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Virginia Health Centers Celebrated as ‘Heroes in Health Care’

Several local health safety net organizations and employees recently received awards and accolades at the Virginia Health Care Foundation’s (VHCF) annual Heroes in Health Care celebration on May 26.  Of these awardees, two represent community health centers from the Commonwealth of Virginia that demonstrate tremendous success in maintaining efforts to improve access to affordable primary […]

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Annual Awards Honor Extraordinary Work on Behalf of Virginia’s Health Centers

The Virginia Community Healthcare Association has announced its annual award winners. Honorees were recognized at an awards dinner on Monday evening, June 6, in western Henrico County. The purpose of the awards is to recognize outstanding and extraordinary work on behalf of and within Virginia’s Community Health Centers. Virginia has 29 Health Center organizations which […]

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James Werth Named 2016 Recipient of APA Excellence in Rural Psychology Award

James L. Werth, Jr., Ph.D., ABPP, was recently selected as the 2016 American Psychological Association Excellence in Rural Psychology Award recipient. Werth serves as the Behavioral Health and Wellness Services Director of Stone Mountain Health Services which operates several health centers in Southwest Virginia’s Lee, Buchanan, Dickenson, Scott, and Washington Counties. The APA Committee on […]

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Access to Primary Care Services Expanded in Roanoke

New Horizons Healthcare recently announced the opening of a second health center location close to downtown Roanoke. The satellite clinic is in the Smyth M. Meador Building at 1215 Third Street, SW, Roanoke, VA 24016. The clinic is co-located with Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) of Roanoke Valley’s Counseling Services. New Horizons Healthcare is the Roanoke, Virginia […]

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Ferrum Area Residents To Benefit from Tri-Area Community Health Expansion

Tri-Area Community Health, which currently operates a health center located in the lower level of Vaughn Chapel on the Ferrum College Campus, recently received a $1 million expansion grant award from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). This funding is planned to be used toward construction of a comprehensive health center and pharmacy in […]

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More Virginia Patients To Be Served

Earlier this week, HHS Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced over $260 million in funding to 290 health centers in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico for facility renovation, expansion, or construction. Health centers will use this funding to increase their patient capacity and to provide additional comprehensive primary and preventive health services to […]

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Johnson Health Center Named Employer of Choice

The Johnson Health Center in Lynchburg became the first federally qualified health center to be named an Employer of Choice. Through its clinics in Lynchburg, Amherst and Bedford, Johnson Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), provides primary care services, dental care and pharmacy services to the communities of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell counties and […]

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Virginia’s First Community Health Center Marks 45th Anniversary

Central Virginia Health Services (CVHS) and Central Virginia Community Health Center (CVCHC), Virginia’s first community health center, celebrated its 45th anniversary on Saturday, April 9, 2016. To mark the special occasion, the center held a yard sale and community health fair. Proceeds from the sale of yard sale spaces and donations brought in over $900 which […]

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FAMIS Superstars: Eastern Shore Rural Health Team Receives Award

Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc.‘s Outreach and Enrollment Team was awarded the Kids’ Kudos FAMIS Superstar Award at the 2016 Medicaid and FAMIS Enrollment Summit. The award acknowledges the Outreach & Enrollment Team for their hard work in assisting and enrolling children and families. Family Access to Medical Insurance Security Plan or FAMIS is Virginia’s […]

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HRCHC’s Portsmouth Community Health Center to Receive Nearly $4M in Funding

Portsmouth Community Health Center (of Hampton Roads Community Health Center) will receive $3,918,761 to support health services, granted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This award was announced on Tuesday by U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, in addition to other award grantees across the Commonwealth of Virginia. “This federal funding […]

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Congressman Bobby Scott Receives Distinguished Community Health Champion Award

Top Award Honors Lawmaker Who Championed Investment in Primary Care, Community Health Centers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington, D.C. – Congressman Robert “Bobby” Scott was presented a  2016 Distinguished Community Health Champion Award  by the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC).  The award recognizes select Members of Congress who have championed wider access to primary […]

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Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems Receives Funding to Improve Substance Abuse Services

Southwest Virginia Community Health Systems, Inc. (SVCHS) has been awarded $325,000 in funding from Substance Abuse Service Expansion Awards, granted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). SVCHS is the only community health organization in Virginia to receive this source of funding for substance abuse services for FY2016. Nationwide, HRSA has announced $94 million in […]

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ESRHS Staff Featured in Virginia Dental Journal

Eastern Shore Rural Health System personnel are prominently featured in the most recent issue of Virginia Dental Journal.  First, Nancy Stern, Executive Director outlines the challenges of providing dental care on the Eastern Shore. A second article profiles dentists Dr. Noel Root and Dr. Ed Griggs and the path which lead them to a “practice setting far removed from their […]

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Governor McAuliffe Announces Strong Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace

Nearly 421,900 Virginians have signed up for health insurance through the federal marketplace, exceeding expectations that enrollment would reach 400,000 this year in the Commonwealth. “Having access to health care coverage is critical as we work toward improving the health of all Virginians,” said Secretary of Health and Human Resources Dr. Bill Hazel. “Thanks are […]

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Rockbridge Area Health Center plans to use grant to expand facility and add jobs

“Just because you have health insurance doesn’t mean you have access to healthcare services… Being able to see a doctor for routine care without having to sue an emergency room. It’s about increasing access to services.” –Suzanne Sheridan, CEO, Rockbridge Area Health Center LEXINGTON, Va. –The Rockbridge Area Health Center served more than 3,000 thousand low-income, […]

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Inspiration at the 2016 Families USA Conference

We’re feeling inspired this morning at the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/FamiliesUSA/" data-hovercard="/ajax/hovercard/page prozac online.php?id=129914120385683&extragetparams=%7B%22directed_target_id%22%3A0%7D”>Families USA conference in Washington, DC! Great to hear U.S. Surgeon General speak on important issues that effect the health of all Americans. #HA2016

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Right Now This Story Doesn’t Have a Happy Ending

One of the most hotly debated issues in health care for several years has been Virginia’s refusal to expand its Medicaid program, which would allow more working families to have access to health care. As a result of this inaction, hundreds of thousands of low-income, mostly working adults fall into a coverage gap. These are just […]

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Governor McAuliffe Proclaims Community Health Center Week

Trending This Week    July 31, 2015 GOVERNOR MCAULIFFE PROCLAIMS COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER WEEK Virginia’s Governor Terry McAuliffe issued a proclamation declaring August 9-15, 2015 as Community Health Center Week. The weeklong campaign raises awareness about the mission and accomplishments of Virginia’s Health Centers as local solutions for affordable and accessible health care. A Community Health Center (CHC) is […]

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2015 National Health Center Week

Join us as we proudly celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Community Health Center Movement. August 9-15 is National Health Center Week. In Virginia, 29 community owned organizations operating more than 141 sites throughout our Commonwealth are a part of this national movement  dedicated to providing access to primary care. What are Community Health Centers? […]

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Healthcare News

Selections from What’s Trending This Week — July 17, 2015 1. NEED: RAM Returns to Wise County Today Remote Area Medical has returned to Wise County, VA, for its 16th annual health care clinic this weekend. Starting Friday morning and running through Sunday, free healthcare and dental care will be available at the Wise County Fairgrounds. […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — July 10, 2015 This week, the Northern Virginia Health Foundation awarded $640,000 to eight safety net providers that provide health care and health services across the Northern Virginia region. These organizations provide primary care, oral health, pediatric, mental health, and prescription services to Northern Virginians in need. Join […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — June 26, 2015 1. KING v. BURWELL: Supreme Court Upholds Health Law Subsidies Yesterday’s ruling is a victory for working Americans and especially for the families who depend on health centers for affordable and accessible healthcare.  Over half (66 percent) of health centers are located in states in which […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — June 19, 2015 1. DAD’S DAY: National Men’s Health Week With Father’s Day approaching this weekend, it is important to promote healthy living among men and boys. In celebration of National Men’s Health Week (June 15-21), take action in your own life to be healthy and safe, or, […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — June 12, 2015 1. COVERAGE: King v. Burwell Decision Could Bring Devastating Changes to CHCs The nation’s 1,200 federally qualified community health centers would be hit hard by a possible U.S. Supreme Court ruling this month eliminating premium subsidies for people buying coverage through the federal insurance exchanges […]

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2015 VCHA Award Winners

June 3, 2015 — For immediate release The Virginia Community Healthcare Association has announced its annual award winners. Tuesday evening, June 2, the Honorees were recognized at an awards dinner hosted at the Association’s Conference Center located in western Henrico County. The purpose of the awards is to recognize outstanding and extraordinary work on behalf […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — May 22, 2015 1. HIGHLAND MEDICAL Highland Medical Center welcomed honored guests and members of the community to the grand opening of their new $4.1 million facility on Sunday, celebrating a project three years in the making. Highland Medical Center is located in Monterey, Virginia in the beautiful […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — May 15, 2015 1. IMPACTIVE: Women’s Health Sometimes the effort to live a healthier lifestyle can be weighed down by the things we shouldn’t, or can’t, do. But, in honor of National Women’s Health Week this week, the Office on Women’s Health has proposed that women start telling themselves […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — May 8, 2015 1. Two New Access Point Grants Awarded in Virginia Congratulations to Greater Prince William Community Health Center and Hampton Roads Community Health Center for receiving New Access Point grants from the Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration. Both of these […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — May 1, 2015 1. PATHs Celebrates Newly Expanded Medical Facility in Danville On Thursday, Piedmont Access to Health Services (PATHs) welcomed the community to a ribbon cutting ceremony at their newly expanded medical facility in Danville, VA. The renovations allowed for a relocation of the administrative and billing staff […]

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Healthcare News

Selections from What’s Trending This Week — April 17, 2015 1. DEADLINE: Special Enrollment Period Ends on April 30 The special enrollment period, currently in place for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes in states which use […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — April 10, 2015 1. RECALL: Sabra Recalls 30,000 Cases of Classic Hummus This week, Sabra Dipping Co. announced that it is voluntarily recalling approximately 30,000 cases of its Classic Hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. According to the media release, the measure is limited to five […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — April 3, 2015 1. SPRING HAS SPRUNG: And With It, Comes Allergies All across the U.S., people are preparing for the sniffling and sneezing of allergies and sinus infections associated with Spring. While some allergies and their symptoms are easier to manage, people suffer absolute misery from sinus […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — March 27, 2015 1. STORIES: 30 Clinicians Making a Difference: ESRH’s Erika Peterson Honored By Migrant Clinicians Network Migrant Clinicians Network, a nationwide nonprofit that works with clinicians who serve migrant populations, recently granted an award to Erika Peterson of Eastern Shore Rural Health Systems, Inc. Next week, MCN […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — March 20, 2015 1. POLICY: NACHC Policy and Issues Forum This week, the National Association of Community Health Centers held its Policy and Issues Forum (P&I) in Washington, D.C. P&I engages community health center leaders, focusing on the most important state and federal policies affecting community health centers and […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — March 13, 2015 1. MILESTONES: McAuliffe: Virginia Hitting Healthcare Milestones This week, Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that more than 384,000 Virginians have signed up for health insurance on the federal exchange — and 208,000 of those are new enrollments from this year. McAuliffe, during his visit to the VCU […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — March 6, 2015 1. A: Applications for NHSC Loan Repayment Program Accepted Until March 30 The 2015 National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program is now accepting applications through March 30. NHSC offers loan repayment and scholarships to primary care providers and students for serving at NHSC sites in underserved […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — February 27, 2015 1. MOMS: Dental Benefits For Pregnant Moms Return March 1 As of March 1, 2015, dental benefits will be available for all pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid and FAMIS MOMS. For more information, click here or visit coverva.org. 2. HEART: Heart Attacks Often Go Untreated […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — February 20, 2015 1. What’s New?: The Numbers Are In! On February 15, the second year of Open Enrollment came to a close, with over 384,600 Virginians selecting individual plans or re-enrolling on the federal marketplace. Nationally, figures reached about 11.4 million consumers purchasing or renewing plans in both […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — February 13, 2015 1. SUCCESSES: Amanda Palmore: NACHC Outstanding Advocate This week, NACHC announced that Amanda Palmore, Director of Marketing and Government Affairs at Central Virginia Health Services, has been named the Outstanding Advocate for February 2015. To read more about Amanda’s work and advocacy, click here. Congratulations, […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — February 6, 2015 1. THE GOOD: McAuliffe Attends Enrollment Event in Richmond On Friday morning, Governor Terry McAuliffe attended a health insurance sign-up event at Hotchkiss Community Center in Richmond. New federal figures show that nearly 330,000 Virginians, including 55,165 people in the Richmond area, have signed up for […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — January 30, 2015 1. READY: Accidents Happen    Are You Covered? Life is unpredictable — you never know when you might need health insurance. Eric shared his #GetCovered story below to stress how important his health coverage is to him; what’s your story? Open enrollment to sign up for coverage on […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — January 23, 2015 1. PRIORITY: Support for VA Veterans Choice Program On Friday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe visited the Appomattox Area Health and Wellness Center (Central Virginia Health Services) in Petersburg, VA, to visit with local veterans and kick-off the newly launched Veterans Choice Program (VCP) in Central Virginia. […]

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Central Virginia Health Services: Veterans Choice Kickoff

Kickoff Date: Jan. 23, 2015 Location: Appomattox Area Health & Wellness Center 321c Poplar Lane Petersburg, VA 23805 Kickoff Hosted by: Roderick Manifold, Executive Director | Central Virginia Health Services Leading the Kickoff: Governor Terry McAuliffe Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, John Harvey Secretary of Health & Human Resources, Dr. William A. Hazel, Jr.

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Eastern Shore Rural Health: Veterans Choice Kickoff

Photos from the Eastern Shore Rural Health Veterans Choice Program Kickoff Kickoff Date: Jan. 15, 2015 Location: Onley Community Health Center 20306 Badger Lane Onley, VA 23418 Kickoff Lead By: Nancy Stern, CEO | Eastern Shore Rural Health System, Inc. Virginia’s Lieutenant Governor, Ralph S. Northam Kevin P. Amick, MBA, MHRM, Chief, Logistics Service | U.S. […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — January 16, 2015 1. EAST: Eastern Shore Veterans Introduced to Choice Program Veterans living on the Eastern Shore traveling long distances for medical care could now have a closer alternative. On Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam helped kick off the Veterans Choice Program (VCP) at Eastern Shore Rural Health […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week — January 9, 2015 1. RAD: Cover Virginia: Anything is Possible An affordable health plan doesn’t have to be out of reach. Application assisters around the Commonwealth are ready to support you and answer your questions about the health insurance application. Find an assister in your area today and […]

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Selections from What’s Trending This Week- September 12, 2014 1. Enterovirus D68 A highly contagious respiratory virus, Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), has hospitalized people from Kentucky westward to Colorado. So far there are 82 CDC confirmed cases  of the virus. As of yesterday, there are no confirmed cases in Virginia. The CDC is also conducting tests […]

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