Expanded Services & Health Infrastructure Investment Program
Tri-City Health Center is proud to announce that we are among the list of awardees for both the Expanded Services and the Health Infrastructure Investment Program.
On Sept. 16, 2015 Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced nearly $500 million in Affordable Care Act funding to support health centers nationwide in providing primary care services to those who need them most. The awards include approximately $350 million for 1,184 health centers to increase access to services such as medical, oral, behavioral, pharmacy, and vision care. Moreover, nearly $150 million will be awarded to 160 health centers for facility renovation, expansion, or construction to increase patient or service capacity.
The Health Center Expanded Services funds build up HHS’s investments to expand access to affordable care for the millions of Americans who have become insured thanks to the Affordable Care Act. These funds may be used to support outreach and enrollment activities and help individuals find the health care coverage that best meets their needs and budget. The Health Infrastructure Investment Program awards allow health centers to renovate or acquire new health center clinical space to help health centers meet community needs.
To view the full press release from the US Department of Health & Human Services, visit:
“Business on the Edge” interviews Dr. Zettie Page
Posted on by Joe Dulay
On Friday, February 6th Dr. Page did an on-air interview with radio personalities from KDOW. During the interview Dr. Page talked about the importance of the work done at TCHC, and how community partnerships surround the work that we do.
Click on Feb 6, 2015 to listen to Podcast. Dr. Page’s interview starts at 42:43. Click on Link below to listen now:
January NewsletterClick on the image or TCHConnect – Jan 2015 Newsletter for our January Newsletter
Tri-City Health Center is marking National Health Center Week 2014 (NHCW) with Ohana Health Fair as part of a weeklong campaign (August 9-16) to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s Health Centers as local solutions for affordable and accessible health care. A bright spot in America’s health care system, Community Health Centers have been in existence for over 45 years and have compiled a significant record of success.
Covered California Enrollment
TCHC is approved as a Certified Enrollment Entity. This certification makes us eligible to be trained and registered to provide in-person assistance to consumers and help them apply for Covered California Health Plans. Staff from the Member Services and Outreach departments are trained Certified Enrollment Counselors who provide enrollment assistance to many individuals that will be eligible for health insurance.
TCHC is part of the Community Outreach Network that is comprised of local organizations and stakeholders, who l partner with Covered California to raise public awareness on the new insurance marketplace. In an effort to reach out to our diverse population, TCHC is exploring partnerships with new agencies to provide enrollment and assist clients from other organizations.
For more information you can visit Covered California https://www.coveredca.com/. If you have questions about the enrollment services and outreach contact our enrollment assistance hotline at (510) 252-6808.
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