In this essay, Dr. Peter Shin, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management at George Washington University presents highlights from his study of how community health centers are faring post-ACA, including the challenges of operating in states that chose not to expand Medicaid coverage. Shin also notes that critical federal funding could be in jeopardy after 2017 unless Congress takes action.

The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Foundation is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to improving the health of all Americans by spurring workable and creative solutions to pressing healthcare problems.

Source: National Institute for Health Care Management

Community Health Centers Vital Role in the Health Safety Net