MNACHC NEWS

 

 

3.17.2014

The FY 2014 Loan Repayment Program is Now Open: National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program Applications - Due March 24, 2014

National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program Application Opens March 18th, 2014

Drug Pricing Program Update: Manufacturer Compliance

3.13.2014

The LA Times has published an article on health disparities that highlights differences in health outcomes between two community health centers providing care in economically similar but geographically different environments. Open Cities Health Center in St Paul Minnesota is featured as a place that does it well. Open Cities is mentioned in LA Times article

12.14.2013

The Star Tribune published an article about Cedar Riverside People's Health Services Health Beat: Dental Therapists have CEO smiling

12.11.2013 - COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER JOB OPENINGS IN MINNESOTA FQHCS "Working at a Community Health Center"  lists openings at MNACHC member clinics. Many of these community clinic jobs are eligible for federal and state loan repayment for health professionals

7.08.2013 -  Congratulations to Neighborhood Health Source & Southside Community Health Services

They were selected by the GE Foundation to participate in GE’s Developing Health initiative!  This program provides a 3-year commitment for volunteer service hours by local GE employees at each of the health centers, along with $250,000 in financial support to each health center over a 2-year period.  GE volunteer teams and health center staff will focus on applying business-based process improvements and other value-added skills to benefit patients and workflows. Click here to read press release provides more information about the program. 

6.26.2013 - Open Door Health Center Recognized at MN Rural Health Conference

Open Door Health Center in Mankato received the Rural Health Team Award at the Minnesota Rural Health Conference.  The award recognizes Open Door's launch of two mobile units in 2012.  These mobile units make its services accessible to low-income individuals throughout south-central and southwestern Minnesota.  To read the press release, click here.

6.24.2013 - MNACHC Comments on MNSure Advisory Committees

MNACHC submitted comments to the MNSure Board regarding the establishment of two Advisory Boards to the MNSure Board of Directors.  Click here to see MNACHC's comments.

Federally Qualified Health Center: A Fit for Your Community?

The 2010 Affordable Care Act establishes a 5-year trust fund supporting the expansion of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs).

Click HERE to learn more about this competitive funding opportunity.

Interested in working at a Community Health Center? 

MNACHC has job postings for FQHCs all around Minnesota!  Check out the job postings here.

National Health Service Corps

The National Health Service Corps is a great way to contribute to your community while receiving help in paying off your student loans.  Visit the NHSC website here for more information.