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Community Health Centers Essential to Colorado Response to Pandemic

Weekly Report Shows Update in Weekly Health Care Activity and COVID-19 Testing DENVER― Colorado Community Health Centers (CHCs) continue to be on the front lines of the pandemic and are a significant part of Colorado’s response to COVID-19. CHCs continue to innovate how they provide care, increasing telehealth access, providing drive-through COVID-19 testing, setting aside

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Community Health Centers Continue Commitment to Access to Health Care for All

Election Over, Health Care Work Continues Statement attributable to Annette Kowal President and Chief Executive Officer Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) DENVER― The 2020 elections are over and there are new elected officials and many who have been re-elected to continue to serve. Democracy proceeds and we are grateful. We need to make sure we,

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Racism is a public health issue

Statement of Annette Kowal, Chief Executive Officer and President The Community Health Center movement emerged from the civil rights movement, with a goal of health equity. The first two health centers began in 1967, in urban Boston, Massachusetts and rural Mound Bayou, Mississippi, because more needed to be done to bring racial equity to the

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United Health Foundation Donates $500,000 to Support Behavioral Health Needs of Colorado Residents Amid COVID-19 Emergency

 

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Community Health Centers Are Helping Colorado Address COVID-19

  Statement attributable to Polly Anderson Vice President of Strategy and Financing Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) DENVER― Colorado Community Health Centers, the health care homes for more than one in seven people in Colorado, are responding to the current public health crisis with energy and commitment, rapidly adjusting services and practices to meet patient

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Community Health Champions Honored by Colorado Community Health Centers

DENVER―Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) presented its 2020 awards for Community Health Champions and Community Health Advocates at CCHN’s annual Policy and Issues Forum in Denver Feb. 5, 2020. These awards honor remarkable people who improve the health of Coloradans. The awards honor state legislators, journalists, and clinicians who volunteer their services to Community Health

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CCHN statement on Supreme Court Decision to Allow “Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds” Regulation to Go Into Effect

Statement attributable to Polly Anderson Vice President of Strategy and Financing Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) DENVER― The Supreme Court has allowed the final regulation on public charge, issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to go into effect as litigation on the regulation continues. The regulation makes concerning changes to immigration policy that

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Circuit Court Decision Adds to ACA Confusion

Circuit Court Decision Adds to ACA Confusion Decision Does Not Affect Current Health Insurance Options Coloradans Have Until Jan. 15 to Enroll Statement attributable to Polly Anderson Vice President of Strategy and Financing Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN) DENVER― The decision by the Fifth Court of Appeals against the Affordable Care Act is bad news

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CCHN Applauds Proposed State Option for Affordable Health Coverage

The proposed plan shows innovative solutions to reduce costs   Statement attributable to Polly Anderson Vice President of Strategy and Financing Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)   DENVER― Today the Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI) and the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy (HCPF) and Financing released a report that proposes a new affordable state

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Survey Shows No Change in Colorado Uninsured, Underlying Turbulence

Turbulence in Coverage Visible at Community Health Centers Statement attributable to Stephanie Brooks Policy Director Colorado Community Health Network (CCHN)   DENVER― In the 2019 Colorado Health Access Survey (CHAS), the Colorado Health Institute (CHI) analysts found that the uninsured rate in Colorado is 6.5 percent, statistically the same as in 2015 and 2017. However,

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