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HRSA awards funds to Seward, Seldovia, PCHS

...will award $7.8 million to health centers across Alaska to expand services...totaling $858,333 to open a new health center in Kenai, received a further...release. "With these awards, health centers will be able to do things like...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-15/hrsa-awards-funds-to-seward-seldovia
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New community health center to open in Kenai

...insurance and those without insurance." Three community health centers on the peninsula received funding from the HHS in...Merriman said. "However, because our community health centers are already seeing a number of uninsured, they'll...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-06/new-community-health-center-to-open-
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Healthcare Task Force debates direction

...Peninsula Hospital and two community health centers as well as the formation of a...care services in the community health centers in Homer, Seldovia, Soldotna...director for the Seward Community Health Center. Federally Qualified Health Centers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-17/healthcare-task-force-debates-direct
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Local experts address common vaccine concerns

...correct an error. The Kenai Public Health Center works off a sliding scale for...be prepared, the Kenai Public Health Center began offering weekend immunization...Felts said the Kenai Public Health Center makes a point to listen to the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-17/local-experts-address-common-vaccine
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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 without...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-18/voices-of-alaska-medicaid-expansi
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Review: Workload, staffing had impact at Wasilla VA clinic

...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 veterans...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-07/review-workload-staffing-had-impact-
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Community health care provider faces financial challenges

...which it was unable to collect payment. The health center receives about $2 million each year in state...not free."PCHS is a federally-qualified health center and community health center, which means that it receives both federal and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-02/community-health-care-provider-faces
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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 women's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-05/op-ed-the-3-percent-dodge
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Voices of Alaska: Delegation working on solutions for Alaska VA

...been pressing hard on the VA to partner with community health centers, Native health and private practice providers. The...primary care it outsourced to the Anchorage Neighborhood Health Center. When the VA was told by Secretary Shinseki to stop...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-06-21/voices-of-alaska-delegation-worki
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Public Health Center to launch community vaccine clinics

The Kenai Public Health Center will introduce the first in a series...decreased, Marsters said public health centers were not always able to vaccinate...appointment, call the Kenai Public Health Center at 907- 335-3400. Reach Megan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-11/public-health-center-to-launch-commu
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