Community Health Centers Stuck In Congressional Limbo
Time is running out for Congress, as it must make a deal by Thursday or face another government shutdown.
Among the issues hanging in the balance: funding for community health centers, which are frontline providers for an estimated 26 million, mostly lower income, Americans. These centers, which were able to expand under the Affordable Care Act, need to be reauthorized or their federal dollars will dry up within weeks.
To learn more about how cuts will affect the 45 community health centers in Ohio, Rick Jackson spoke with Elizabeth Newman, president and CEO of Circle Health Services and the Centers for Family and Children, and Laurel Domanski Diaz, COO for Neighborhood Family Practice.
Elizabeth Newman, President and CEO, Circle Health Services and The Centers for Family and Children
Laurel Domanski Diaz, COO, Neighborhood Family Practice