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HRSA awards funds to Seward, Seldovia, PCHS

...approximately $6.8 million awarded to the 27 community health centers will expand patient capacity statewide by 6...Well-Being Index report from Aug. 10. The Seward Community Health Center is planning to use the funds to hire a medical...
New community health center to open in Kenai and those without insurance." Three community health centers on the peninsula received funding from the HHS...uninsured," Merriman said. "However, because our community health centers are already seeing a number of uninsured, they'll...
Healthcare Task Force debates direction

...Peninsula Hospital and two community health centers as well as the formation...primary care services in the community health centers in Homer, Seldovia, Soldotna...director for the Seward Community Health Center. Federally Qualified Health...
Voices of Alaska: Medicaid expansion: It's time

...opportunities. It's necessary for Alaskans. Some people have said low-income Alaskans can get health care at community health centers and similar facilities. That's just not practical. These facilities offer only limited services-because...
Op-ed: The 3-percent dodge

...without aborting babies. State health departments provide free cancer screenings - without aborting babies. Community health centers provide a range of medical services - without aborting babies. These organizations are genuinely committed to...
Review: Workload, staffing had impact at Wasilla VA clinic

...February 2015, about 150 new or established patients who couldn't get timely appointments received care at other community health centers.Murkowski, R-Alaska, called the report scathing and a "confirmation of the worst suspicions" - that some...
Community health care provider faces financial challenges

...but I also need them to understand that we're not free."PCHS is a federally-qualified health center and community health center, which means that it receives both federal and state funding in addition to the money it collects from patients...
Voices of Alaska: Delegation working on solutions for Alaska VA

...became scandals.That wasn't by coincidence. Since 2006 I have been pressing hard on the VA to partner with community health centers, Native health and private practice providers. The VA was highly resistant. These were very tough conversations...
Prepping for expansion, DHSS works through Medicaid applications

...helps about 500 people per year complete Medicaid applications, spokesman Jim Strader said. The Front Street Community Health Center declined to comment."We get them from all sorts of places," Kreher said. "Depending on the nature of the...
Youth fortunate to have supportive community

...incredible prizes. Special thanks goes to Brian and Crystal Walden with SLP and Monica Adams at Central Peninsula Community Health Center for their large cash donations. There were over 80 additional business donors and over 30 parents (listed in...


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