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Community Health Centers achieve HRSA quality measures, receive $2.2 million in additional funds

Kentucky’s Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), or Community Health Centers as they are commonly called, are getting an additional $2.2 million in federal funding this year. The extra funds are incentives for reaching performance and quality measures set by the federal government for FQHC facilities. “This designation underscores the quality and value that these essential facilities provide...

David Bolt: Racial injustice and inequality must end; it’s time to shine the light for change

I can’t breathe! I can’t breathe! That phrase is much more than the last words of a dying black man in Minneapolis.  It is the symbolic position of all people of color and many others of various races, nationalities, and ethnicities who we have been left behind in the American Dream. David Bolt Yes, George Floyd’s death was tragic and reprehensible, at the least. But to allow this intolerable...

Forum examines Kentucky’s health care system and how it is ‘Doing Care Differently’

By Molly Burchett and Al Cross Kentucky Health News   What does health care reform mean to Kentucky? What impact has Medicaid expansion had? Can we work together to do care differently in Kentucky? Answers to these questions and more were offered by national, regional and local health care experts in Louisville at the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky’s annual Howard L. Bost Health Policy...