Pennsylvania Association of

Community Health Centers

Supporting Pennsylvania's health centers in increasing access to quality primary health care for all

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Health Center Offers First "Dental Walk-In Day"

Dental hygiene services by a Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner (PHDHP) without an appointment and outreach and enrollment counselors to help determine sliding fee and insurance eligibility.

July 13, 2018 Outreach and Enrollment News

CAC/CDO Applications

By now, all health centers and other organizations should have submitted their applications to reapply or apply for certified application counselor designated organization (CAC/CDO) certification. After your application was submitted a confirmation of receipt of submission email should have been received by the submitter and other designated contacts.

July 6, 2018 Outreach and Enrollment News

Health Insurance Marketplace 2018 Report

Newly released data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) shows more consumers who do not qualify for premium assistance through Advanced Premium Tax Credits (APTCs) on the health insurance Marketplace are not enrolling in Marketplace health insurance.

LCH Women's Health on the Move!

Keystone Health "Mental Health Co-Responder Program" Making a Difference

The partnership between Keystone Health   and local law enforcement to respond more effectively to individuals in distress is working and its success is highlighted in June 20 article, Data, Police and Mental Health: How a Pennsylvania County Helps People in Distress.


PACHC Highlights

Back by Popular Demand!

PACHC is excited to once again offer a Medical and Dental Integration Summit. The Aug. 2-3 event is fast approaching and the room block at the Best Western Premiere Hotel in Harrisburg ends COB on July 6.

National Health Center Week Fast Approaching - Are You Ready?

National Health Center Week (NHCW) 2018, Aug. 12-18, will be here in a blink! We hope you are finalizing plans for community events, inviting legislators and community partners, reaching out to the media for coverage, and having a lot of fun preparing to celebrate your health center and the nation's "community of Community Health Centers!"

"Special" - Who at Your Health Center Comes to Mind?

Once a year, Pennsylvania's "community of Community Health Centers" takes the time to celebrate some of the outstanding individuals and teams who work in health centers across the commonwealth. 

NACHC Unveils Community Health Center Chartbook 2018

NACHC has updated the Community Health Center Chartbook, a comprehensive collection of research on the people health centers serve, health center services, staff, and impressive accomplishments in keeping communities healthy.

Tap into Your PACHC "Speaker's Bureau"

One of the many ways the PACHC team is here to support health centers is through on-site presentations to health center boards or staff.