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Health Centers Are One of the Best Kept Secrets in Health Care

“Community health centers (CHCs) have been around for more than 40 years, yet they seem to be one of the best-kept secrets in the health care industry,” notes a feature artcle in Medical Group Management Association magazine called Connexion 2009.  “For many low-income, indigent and/or uninsured patients, community health centers serve as anchoring strands in the nation’s health care safety net.”  If you ever want to know what health centers are about– start with this article.  Also, today’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch focuses on the increased demand on Missouri health centers facing a surge in uninsured patients.